Do you want to help change the lives of women caught up in addiction?

We are recruiting staff for our specialist female-only residential rehabilitation service set in 2 acres of farmland near Ipswich, Suffolk. The service is due to welcome women late this summer and will provide life-changing person-centred support through a purpose-built, therapeutic community. You will be part of a small team that will be instrumental in the planning, team-creation and delivery of the service. This is a rare opportunity to help create a state-of- the-art residential rehabilitation service from the ground up.


We are currently looking for the following staff:




General to all support worker posts

Do you:

  • Have experience in delivering or working in successful rehab services in association with partner agencies?
  • Have the vision and enthusiasm to play a role in creating a new residential rehabilitation service from scratch?
  • Share an understanding of the complex issues facing women entering residential treatment and the empathy and communication skills to aid their recovery?
  • Have relevant experience in recovery and treatment of those with addiction?
  • Have a passion for nurturing and developing working relationships with your co-workers?
  • Share the focus on our values and mission as a charity with a strong Christian ethos?

If so, we will support you to:

  • Be part of a team delivering an outstanding residential rehabilitation programme
  • Realise your potential to play a significant role in transforming the lives of women with complex needs
  • Build and participate in an effective and efficient team
  • Access a range of personal and professional support services
  • Benefit from the strong local community backing for the project

Working outside normal hours will be required for all support staff (unless specifically stated) as all staff contribute to delivering care 24/7.

Applications are expected in the form of a covering letter and application form which can be sent either electronically or by post.

To discuss informally any positions advertised please contact:
Jenny Blades, Rehabilitation Centre Manager 01473 857432



CATERING ASSISTANT - Part-time (fixed 1 year)

Job Description and Person Specification

TK Application form

The main focus of the role will be to support the women residents for the duration of their stay at the Hope Centre. For this reason, the post is only open to females.