Closing Date: May 29, 2022
Reporting to: Line Manager
Location: Remote
Salary: £26,000 - £30,000 per annum
Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week
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Pre Treatment Gambling Addiction Therapist JD

We are looking for a Pre Treatment Gambling Addiction Therapist to work as part of a team providing therapeutic assessment to service users approaching the charity to access support for gambling related harm.

Position: Pre Treatment Gambling Addiction Therapist

Location: Remote

Salary: £26,000 – £30,000 per annum

Hours: Full time, 35 hours per week

Contract: Permanent

Benefits: 28 days’ annual leave, 6% pension contribution, occupational sick pay, eye care vouchers

Closing Date: 29th May 2022

About the Role

As Pre Treatment Gambling Addiction Therapist, you will assist in providing a pre-treatment wrap-around service ensuring potential service users will have access to the right help they require in order to access the right support for them and overcome any barriers in doing so. You will support in the engagement of clients, manage their assessments and provision of support in order to ensure they are held appropriately on their journey into treatment. You will play a significant role in assessing and coordinating service users applying to use the services.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Arrange and complete comprehensive assessment for service users
  • Inform applicants of the outcome of their applications
  • Signpost and refer applicants to other suitable treatment provisions
  • Obtain further information if needed from other sources
  • Ensure prompt identification and management of risks, incidents, safeguarding, and delivery of quality interventions
  • Keep up to date records of our waiting list and prioritise clients for treatment.
  • Provide therapeutic support and advise Gordon Moody service users as required.
  • To support the continuous review and develop of the pre-treatment wrap-around programmes through evaluation, continuous improvement, and development of projects as necessary
  • To proactively support the work of the organisation with external stakeholders and act as a Gordon Moody ambassador

About You

As Pre Treatment Gambling Addiction Therapist, you will have a qualification and/or training in a relevant discipline (Healthcare/Social Work/Psychology/Psychotherapy or Counselling.

You will have:

  • CBT and/or Motivational Interviewing training and/or relevant qualification
  • Experience and/or training in supporting, people living with addiction/mental health issues
  • Experience of planning and facilitating structured work with vulnerable and challenging groups
  • Experience of working in a therapeutic environment/service, ideally with addiction
  • Ability to comprehensively assess risk and need and manage complex case
  • Experience of safeguarding vulnerable clients and/or affected others
  • Experience of using CRM systems Intermediate level MS Office skills Word, Excel, PowerPoint Case management experience with an understanding and application of risk, incident and safeguarding processes
  • Knowledge and understanding of the issues presented and treatment of addiction and mental health issues.


Although not essential knowledge of the effects of problem gambling, experience of delivering therapeutic support and of working in a recovery service would be highly beneficial, as would a counselling / Addiction qualification.

The charity is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes enquiries from everyone and values diversity in its workforce.

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