Are You Ready to Come Work for Us at Hope Rehab Thailand?
If you want a job where you get to make a real difference in the world, we would be interested in hearing from you at Hope Rehab Thailand. Most of us need to spend a large chunk of our life at work. At Hope we can offer you fulfilling employment that is far more than just a necessary evil to pay the bills. Of course, you will need to have experience and qualifications that is of value to our clients, but if you are convinced you fit the bill, we will certainly consider your application.
Please Note: To apply send a formal email and with CV attached (brief casual messages will not be relied too) & candidates are best travelling alone (without children, partners, pets) and able to leave home without significant financial responsibilities to keep up. Being healthy without ongoing illness is important in this hot and humid climate and an interest in fitness or Yoga helpful. The ability to read and write English clearly is also necessary.
As a core team member you are considered a role model to our clients who are hungry for the right help. At the heart of the hope program is traditional counselling and powerful group work. As well as the core work of delivering therapy you will be asked to contribute to more general tasks ensuring the smooth running of the rehab center. We expect all our staff to conduct themselves professionally at all times. We expect complete concentration and commitment to the job and an ability to practice self care at the same time.
You will learn to deliver a highly structured program including elements from 12 step recovery and CBT core-beliefs and affirmation tools, meditation. Guide and nurture your clients along their path of recovery.
We work with a mainly primary-addiction based client group, of course, many clients will also explore the driver behind the drug or alcohol use however our focus is to teach our clients how to remain clean and sober.
Some of the positions available at Hope Rehab Thailand include:
Addiction Counsellors (staff wanted)
12 Step Workers
What Type of Person Do We Look for at Hope Rehab?
Good listening skills – effective addiction treatment requires much more than just lecturing clients
Enthusiasm, enthusiasm, enthusiasm
- Empathy skills
Suitable qualifications and experience (this will vary depending on the position applied for)
A willingness to go the extra mile for clients
- A professional attitude
Ability to set boundaries – the right mix between friendliness and professionalism
- Good timekeeping skills
Self-care skills (i.e. if you want to be of real value to clients, you need to be able to take care of yourself as well)
A team player who can also handle responsibility
Self-motivated (i.e. you don’t need a boss looking over your shoulder for you to be diligent)
If your application is successful, here are some of the benefits you can look forward to as an employee of Hope Rehab Thailand:
1. Join a Team Where Your Contribution Will be Valued
It is soul destroying to work in an environment where you feel undervalued, but by joining us at Hope, you will be part of a team where your contribution is going to be valued. For our community to function smoothly, each of us must do our part – so no matter what your role, it is going to be considered important. We will also value your opinions and ideas when it comes to improving client care.
2. Help Deliver a Unique Treatment Program That Gets Results
The program here at Hope has been carefully crafted to incorporate the best evidence-based approaches to addiction. We also make use of unique local activities/treatments (e.g. mahasati meditation, Muay Thai, and Thai massage) that we have found help to strengthen recovery. Our program gets results, and by helping to deliver it, you will be rewarded by getting to see clients make amazing transformations.
3. Be Part of a Team that is Gaining a Worldwide Reputation
Hope Rehab has developed a reputation as a center of excellence for addiction recovery, and we are regularly featured in the media. Our high profile means we attract clients from every corner of the globe and every walk of life (e.g. celebrities and successful entrepreneurs). A history of working at Hope Rehab is going to look good on your CV/resume, and there can also be a sense of personal pride in being part of our team.
4. Work in an Environment Where Your Hard Work is Recognised
Working with clients who are trying to overcome addiction problems is demanding. It requires a great deal of effort and commitment – it’s not a 9 to 5 job where you just get through the day and then forget about it. You will be expected to work hard, but it will be worth for those times when this effort is recognised by clients and colleagues.
5. Get to Live in a Tropical Paradise
Thailand is one of the most desirable places to live on the planet. The weather is perfect if you like the sun, and our facility is located close to beach and islands. There will be plenty of exciting things for you to see and do on your days off, and you are likely to quickly fall in love with Thai culture.
Some Additional Points
Role models are a big part of what we look for in staff at Hope Rehab, those of you that have overcome your problems and put your lives in order by using recovery tools and a daily program.
To succeed at Hope, it is important to be solution focused (not problem focused) with a positive, helpful attitude. After all, we are role models for our clients.
If you can inspire someone to change then you can help and motivate people to stretch themselves to become what they dream of being!
The program is a simple mix of the Steps and CBT – we will teach you our CBT and group session plans. The program consists of a simple workbook for clients and sober-coach to complete.
All staff are accepted with promotional prospects in mind. This means as you learn our ways and become competent, so you will be given more responsibility and senior roles. We are looking for people who actively want to learn and grow.
An uncomplicated life is necessary to move to Thailand and work for Hope.
The environment in Thailand can be hot and sticky so mobility and fitness is important – this also fits with our program. A keen interest in fitness, yoga, meditation etc. is valued.
We take our clients out and about, so driving is a bonus.
Depending on your role you will be completing intakes, admissions and/or telephone assessments.
Depending on your role you’ll help clients with step work and escort clients on excursions.