Current Scottish Services Vacancies

If you'd like to let us know about vacancies within your service please contact Michael on 0141 221 1175 or email michael@sdf.org.uk.

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Castle Craig

Castle Craig is a centre of excellence for the treatment of addictive disease located in the Scottish Borders close to Edinburgh. Castle Craig is a medically managed treatment centre employing a team of 28 addiction therapy staff including psychotherapists, psychologists and occupational therapists. Members of our therapy team also specialise in areas such as trauma, eating disorders and family therapy. A degree or diploma in counselling or psychology is required, as is training or experience of 12 step facilitation or CBT.

Castle Craig is seeking suitably qualified and experienced staff to add to its current treatment team:

Addiction Therapists

  • Grade 5: Senior Therapist
  • Grade 4: Specialist Therapist
  • Grade 3: Therapist
  • Grade 2: Junior Therapist
  • Recovery Assistant


Final salary will be dependent on grade, training and experience.  Contact us for more information about our therapist grading structure. 

Duties and responsibilities will depend on the grade of the therapist. These 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.

Temporary accommodation is available if required due to relocating.

Please contact Lucy Douglas on 01721 725605 / l.douglas@castlecraig.co.uk for an application form or further information.

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