DDAS Engagement Worker – Carmarthenshire

DDAS Engagement Worker – Carmarthenshire

Location:      Llanelli

Type:             Part-time

Hours:           22.5 hours per week, Monday to Wednesday.

Salary:          NJC scale pt 23 – 27, £21,268 – £24,174 pro rata

Start:             March 2018

Duration:      Fixed term, covering maternity leave, circ 10 months in line with the return date of the substantive post holder.

Drugaid’s DDAS Adult Drugs and Alcohol Service is seeking to recruit an Engagement Worker, who will work mainly within the Engagement Service element of DDAS. The post holder will identify drug using individuals and their concerned others and provide harm reduction  information and encourage them to access substance misuse support.  The post-holder will also conduct high level assessments with the service user and offer brief interventions, referral to time limited treatment and/or Tier 3 services.

Support will be agreed and written into an initial care plan at the outset of treatment.

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, volunteers receive appropriate direction, are supervised and appraised and that the service works within established administrative and reporting procedures.

CLOSING DATE: 22nd January 2018

INTERVIEW DATE: 2nd February 2018

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