Job Title: Female Relational Recovery Practitioner


Closing Date: Wednesday 4th December 2019 - 12 noon

Job Description & Person Specification: Female Relational Recovery Practitioner Job Description & Person Specification

£24,800 pa

YMCA Liverpool & Sefton have been supporting the most vulnerable, excluded and disenfranchised citizens of Liverpool since 1846. We are federated to the national and international YMCA movement and we deliver services and support in: Health & Wellbeing Family Work Accommodation Training & Education

We strive for excellence in everything that we do and have achieved numerous quality marks being a 3 Star Employer within the Best Companies Framework and the Enabling Environments Award.

Liverpool Recovery Services is a partnership between YMCA Liverpool & Sefton and New Start. Working collaboratively we have a vision to reshape recovery in Liverpool. Together we will deliver:

  • Residential Rehabilitation
  • Abstinent Accommodation
  • Female only Harm Reduction

Our service delivery will build further on the genuine psychologically informed approach we take in our other services, using Cognitive Analytical Therapy to build and foster hope and work alongside people to achieve sustainable recovery.

The Recovery Service is based from fully modernised, campus style buildings in South Liverpool

We have an amazing opportunity to join our team as a Relational Recovery Practitioner. You will be responsible for holding a case load of Service Managers . You will deliver evidenced based, therapeutic one to one and group recovery interventions and support. All staff will be expected to undergo Cognitive Analytic Therapy Skills Training (CAT) this will provide a framework for understanding and working with individuals and colleagues in managing psychological and relational aspects of mental health, personality disorder and high risk behaviours.

For an informal conversation about this role please call Ellie McNeil, Chief Executive on 0151 600 3530 or send an email to

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 4th December and interviews will be held on Monday 9th December

YMCA Liverpool and Sefton is committed to quality, equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.  This post however is restricted to women due to the nature of the role. The Occupational Requirement under Schedule 9 (part 1) of the Equality Act 2010 applies.