Bath and North East Somerset

£25,295 - £26,317 per year depending on experience

Contract, Part-time

About the organisation

DHI is an award-winning charity that challenges social exclusion by supporting people to achieve their potential and contribute to the richness... Read more

Job Description

Developing Health & Independence is an award-winning charity running innovative services to help disadvantaged people and those living on the margins of society turn their lives around.

We are currently looking to recruit an experienced and dedicated Senior Alcohol Worker

The Senior Alcohol Worker will be responsible for the development and implementation of the Drink Think Project through inter-agency partnership, facilitation and support from health and other professionals working with young people who misuse alcohol, and liaison with NHS south west regional development.

The role will involve leading a local partnership steering group, facilitating the uptake of new practice in health settings, monitoring and data reporting to evaluate project outcomes, developing written materials in consultation with young people, providing brief interventions and managing a small caseload of vulnerable young people with alcohol problems.

For further information, please see the full Job Description and Person Specification. To arrange a call to discuss the role further please initially contact HR.

DHI is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. A Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for successful candidates although a positive check will not necessarily mean in-eligibility for a role.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy.

HOW TO APPLY: Please visit the DHI website and fill out an application and skills form and return to HR before 12noon Tuesday 27th August 2019

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