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With You have a rare opportunity for an Associate Medical Director to join us in providing high quality recovery care to a diverse service user group. If you are a Doctor with full GMC registration and experience within the substance misuse sector, with an unwavering passion for changing people’s lives for the better, we’d like to hear from you.
The role of Associate Medical Director will predominantly be based from home, with some travel to our services nationally. We are open to part-time applications – please contact us directly to discuss your requirements.
This is a really exciting time to join us, as we continue our mission to radically improve people’s chances of getting better – the Associate Medical Director will contribute to the strategic development of new and existing clinical services across With You as a member of the National Clinical Leads and will provide medical leadership for the services within the designated region. You will be committed to delivering and promoting exemplary medical care, acting as a role model for the medical profession and demonstrating our values of being compassionate, determined and professional in every aspect of your work. As a member of the Senior Leadership team, you will be responsible for championing and creating a culture of excellence and continuous improvement across the organisation, ensuring service areas comply with agreed standards and frameworks.
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This is a varied role, where no two days are the same. You’ll be responsible for driving best practice within our services, supporting audits and subsequent action plans and delivering group and one to one supervisions to your team. You will also deliver and facilitate high-quality educational learning and development opportunities, as well as assisting with new business and contract retention. It’s also really important that you are willing to be hands on when needed.
As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people’s lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.
As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role. With You is also Disability Confident Committed and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.
If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.
What we’re looking for
You will be a compassionate and experienced Doctor, with substantial experience working in the sector or with appropriate transferable skills. We’re looking for someone who has experience of working with drug and alcohol issues and a clear understanding of the need for and the ability to deliver quality services – it’s really important that delivering high standards of care is your passion.
This is a leadership role, responsible for working with our clinical leads and making sure all our practice is safe and in line with best practice.
We work with many different service users, from all walks of life, so you should have an empathetic, person centred and non-judgmental attitude towards the people we support. As well as this, we’re looking for:
A full job description and person specification is available on request.
Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.
At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.
We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.
We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.
We Are With You.
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