Therapist (Full-time)


Salary: €42,000

We are seeking enthusiastic Addiction Therapists to join our therapy team at Smarmore Castle.

Smarmore Castle is a unique place to work where you will have the support of a strong team and opportunities for professional development. You will operate within a multidisciplinary team of therapists, doctors and nurses.

A degree (Min. level 8) in counselling, psychotherapy or psychology is required, as is training or experience of 12-step facilitation or CBT.

Ideally, successful candidates will have training and experience in either trauma-focused therapy or eating disorders. Successful candidates are required to be accredited by the Addiction Counsellors of Ireland (or equivalent) or consideration will be given to candidates working towards accreditation.

Duties and responsibilities will normally include individual, group and family therapy for patients with alcohol and drug dependence. Successful candidates will also be expected to act as case managers for up to 6 patients – working to co-ordinate all aspects of care for each patient, including developing individualised treatment plans and follow-up with referral sources.

Further training opportunities are provided.

Informal enquiries and visits are welcomed.

Smarmore Castle is a centre of excellence for the treatment of addictive diseases, located in the Co. Louth within a 45-minute commute to Dublin. Established in 2015 we treat up to 22 patients with the 12 Step model of addiction treatment. We also have clinics and networks in Scotland, the Netherlands and Sweden.

To apply, download an application form and send it with your CV and cover letter to:

Fiona Shekleton, Office Administrator, Smarmore Castle, Smarmore, Ardee, Co. Louth, A92 YY22, Ireland. Tel: +353 (0)41 214 5111 info@castlehealth.eu and careers@smarmorecastle.ie