DDAS Interventions Worker

DDAS Interventions Worker

Location:      Llanelli, covering Carmarthenshire
Type:             Full time
Hours:           37 hours per week. Flexible working needed to cover evening/late nights and weekends.
Salary:           NJC scale pt 23 – 27, £21,268 – £24,174 per annum
Start:             TBC
Duration:      Permanent, in line with funding. Current funding has been granted until March 2019 with a possible extension of 1 year.

Drugaid’s DDAS Adult Drugs and Alcohol Service is seeking to recruit an Interventions Worker, who will work mainly within the Time Limited Treatment element of DDAS. They will deliver a range of structured and time limited psychosocial therapies to service users engaged with the service, Including:

  • Motivational Interviewing (MI) and Motivational Enhancement Therapy (MET)
  • Social Behaviour and Network Therapy (SNBT)
  • Structured Relapse Prevention (SRP)
  • Behavioural Self Control Training (BSCT)
  • Parents and Carers Training (PACT)

Therapeutic activity within the service will be underpinned by the Community Reinforcement Approach (CRA); giving a framework and tools that other structured interventions will be delivered within.

The post-holder is charged with delivering quality services to substance misusing service users and concerned others, ensuring that high professional standards are maintained, output targets achieved, and that the service works within established administrative and reporting procedures.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 11th December 2017

INTERVIEW DATE: Friday 22nd December 2017

To apply for this vacancy, please click on the link below and complete the online application form