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Brynawel Rehab Careers

Current Vacancies

Recovery Support Worker

(Full time)


To support the recovery of complex substance misuse clients.


Hours of work:

Rota over a 4-week period equating

to 38.5 per week.


£11 an hour

Days/Nights/Weekend and bank holiday shifts available

Based in:

Brynawel House

Responsible to:

Recovery manager

An exciting opportunity has become available at Brynawel House, we have two full time Recovery Support Worker roles available.  Brynawel is a leading residential rehab in Wales.  We offer detox and rehab for adults with substance misuse disorder.  You will ideally have experience in support work within the care, drug, and alcohol sector, working with vulnerable adults.

Please see the Job Description and Personal Specifications below. 

If you are interested, please contact or telephone Claire on 01443 226864.

Experience required:

Support work within Care Sector/Drug and Alcohol Sector or work with

vulnerable adults.


QCF Level 2 (with a willingness to work towards level 3)

Pension Scheme:
Brynawel offers the workplace pension scheme.

Working within an integrated health and therapeutic environment to provide support and assistance to residents of Brynawel. It is essential that Drug and Alcohol Care Coordinators will have basic skills to assist with the needs of people with addiction issues, the confidence to deliver group work programmes and the ability and willingness to contribute to developing healthy behaviours through providing practical support and delivering diversionary activities.


Service Ethos:

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Dialectic Behaviour Therapy and Social Learning models are at the core of our treatment programme, which includes psycho-social interventions using a client centred and holistic approach. Group work provision is focused around Relapse Prevention

and approaches to assist residents with addressing their dependency/s.


1. Principal accountabilities

Checking in residents upon admission/discharge.

Completion of admission forms.

Medication administration.

Sleep in.

Key worker support role for residents

Supporting residents with alternative activities.

Contributing to team meetings as required.

Working with complex Substance Misusing residents in line with a recovery focused model and facilitating evening group sessions.

Ensure all possible steps are taken to account for personal safety of staff and clients and escalate areas of concern where appropriate.

Take personal responsibility for maintaining practice in line with developments and new initiatives.

Test for Drug and Alcohol use, room checks and room cleaning to 

Brynawel standards.

To maintain and update excellent residents records

To engage with supervision and appraisal with own line manager, and with wider team meetings.

Work with other health and social care teams.

2. Safety

To ensure all possible steps are being taken to account for personal safety of both staff and service users.

To make the line manager aware of any potential difficulties in the area of personal safety.

Adhere to all Brynawel House Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centre Ltd policies and procedures and ensure their own safety and the safety of colleagues and service users

To be aware of the need for security and regard to locking windows, doors etc and prompt reporting of any works/repairs to the line manager


3. Supervision and Training

Keep personally up to date with developments and new initiatives.

Participate in regular supervision sessions with the line manager.

To participate in the appraisal process and work with the line manager to develop a personal training and development plan.

Attend and participate in training sessions as required both as trainer and trainee.


4. Safeguarding

Brynawel House Drug and Alcohol Rehab Centre Ltd is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of adults. It expects all staff, share this commitment and act in such a way that safeguards and promotes the health and wellbeing of adults.

Staff are expected to follow the safeguarding adult policies and participate in related mandatory/statutory training.


5. General

To undertake any duties under the direction of the line manager and or supervisor.

Assist in the development of new initiatives and new ways of working to promote the best services for substance users.

Room cleaning.

Essential Personal Requirements:

Educational and Training

Level 2 QCF Qualification in substance misuse or Health and Social Care (or working towards this).

and/or relevant experience in comparable setting.

Holding a driving license with category B is desirable (training will be provided).



Knowledge of substances and their effects

Understanding of the recovery movement

Understanding of the issues facing substance misusers.

Knowledge of therapeutic interventions that can be used when working with clients, particularly group work (group facilitated training given)



Experience of working within substance misuse services. 

Skills and abilities

Ability to liaise effectively with others.

Time management.

Maintain professional boundaries.

Communicate confidently and effectively, verbally and in writing.

Effective IT skills e.g. Microsoft software.


Personal qualities

Mature, empathic, and nonjudgmental attitude towards service users.


For more information about this role or to apply, please contact our Recovery Manager Claire on 01443 226 864 or email

Volunteering Opportunities
At Brynawel


Brynawel works in partnership with Glamorgan Voluntary Services who support volunteers in accessing voluntary placements.


GVS offers a one-stop resource for information, advice and guidance on all aspects of volunteering.


GVS aims to link the skills, experiences, time and enthusiasm of local people looking to volunteer with Brynawel.

Brynawel Rehab Volunteering

To learn more about how to register with  GVS, please visit their website.

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about Brynawel, our recruiting process and the vacancies we are currently looking to fill, please get in touch.

01443 226 864

or chat with us online

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