Recovery and Wellbeing Practitioner P/T

Salary:  £22,000- £25,000 per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Hours: Part Time 21 per week (Wednesday to Friday)

We are recruiting for a part time Recovery and Wellbeing Practitioner. The post holder will work as part of a team providing information, advice, assessments, group work, recovery management to people who misuse benzodiazepines and/or other similar drugs.

We offer support to individuals who want to make positive, healthy changes to their lifestyle by overcoming prescription drug dependence.

Do you have knowledge and experience of supporting individuals that have experience prescribed drugs abuse? If so, we would very much like to hear from you.

If you are looking for your next role working with vulnerable individuals, have an ability to understand the difficulties of withdrawing, implement professional boundaries and have a proactive approach to motivate and engage in others, then please apply.

Interviews will be held on Tuesday 10th January 2020

Closing Date: Friday, 3 January, 2020 – 17:00

Please contact us at to request an application pack.

If you have any questions regarding the role please contact Suzanne on 01179663629.


Volunteer Peer

We are looking for a Volunteer Peer to work in partnership with BAT and local services to provide peer-based support for individuals withdrawing by either tapering or tolerance effects by providing peer-based support for individuals who attend the weekly support group at Gloucester House at Southmead Hospital.

Helpline Volunteer

We are looking for a Helpline Volunteer to Help facilitate the telephone during core hours Monday – Friday from 10-4pm. The aim of the service is to offer a space to anyone who may need to talk about Benzos or other prescription drugs.

Volunteer Social Media and Admin Support

We are looking for a volunteer social media assistant to provide valuable social media and some general administrative office support to the organisation. The role requires comfort and skill with technology (you will be using office software programs and graphic presentation software).

In return we can offer you:

  • A comprehensive induction and ongoing support.
  • Support and supervision in the role.
  • Newsletters; keeping you up to date on charity news and other volunteer opportunities.
  • You will have the opportunity to meet with other volunteers.
  • You will be able to claim reasonable travel expenses.


Please email telling us why you’d like to join us, or fill in an expression of interest form and send it to us. We look forward to hearing from you.