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Residential Practitioner 

Location: TR1 1JE, Truro

Salary: £30,000 per annum

Closing Date: Tue 27th, Feb 2024

Job Description

Please submit your CV, along with a covering letter detailing your suitability for the post.

Our team in Cornwall is recruiting for a Residential Practitioner, to join them in providing high quality recovery care to a diverse service user group. If you are a BABCP registered Practitioner or HCPC registered Social Worker then we’d love to hear from you.

Should you be successful in your application, you will be required to provide 3 years' worth of references and where applicable, will need to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

What we’re looking for

With You at Chy offers residential places for adults who have just done a detox. Our programme runs for 12 weeks. We offer one-to-one and group support, life skills workshops and training and education opportunities. Expert help is on hand 24 hours a day.

You will be a compassionate and inspiring Residential Practitioner who has demonstrable experience of working in a residential health and social care setting and supporting substance misuse service users. We are looking for someone with the ability to connect quickly with the people we support, treating them respectfully and with dignity. You will be highly organised, with excellent communication skills and able to manage your time effectively. It is important that you have sound knowledge and understanding of assessments, care planning, issues affecting substance users and motivational interviewing, to name a few.

Please note a full driving licence and use of a car is essential for this post.

Above all, we are looking for someone who is passionate about what we do, with a positive and engaging approach to our service users and staff. 

A full job description and person specification is available on request. 

Diversity Statement 

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role. 

With You is also a Disability Confident Employer and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

Required Skills

  • BACP registered practitioner or HCPC registered social worker
  • Evidence of continuous professional development
  • Demonstrable experience of working in the health, social care, criminal justice or other specialist setting
  • Successful track record of working with substance misuse service users
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety, including assessing high-risk situations for service users
  • Experience of working in a residential setting
  • Ability to build effective relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner
  • Knowledge and understanding of:
    • Group working
    • Assessment, care planning and key working 
    • Issues affecting substance users
    • Health care needs
    • Rehabilitation 
    • Solution focused Brief Therapy and/or motivational interviewing 
    • Positive behavioural support

About the Company

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year. 

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.


What we offer 

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holiday
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to a Blue Light Card - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
  • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period


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