Alcohol Intervention Team Leader

Bristol Drugs Project
£34,613.34 per annum
Closing Date: 
Tuesday, 12 December, 2023 - 00:00
Contract Type: 
Full Time
37.5 hours per week
Contract Details: 
Full time fixed term contract until March 2025 with likely extension
Details of Role: 

You will lead and develop a new service providing evidence-based Brief Interventions to people with non-dependent alcohol use. You will be passionate about our work and aim to make the service accessible to diverse populations who do not traditionally use our services. You will be able to evaluate the service as it develops, be nimble to respond to needs and be able to carry a small caseload yourself. You will bring excellent communication, organisation and problem-solving skills along with substantial experience in supervising and motivating others.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To deliver and supervise a low-threshold alcohol intervention service operating both in-person and online.
  • Be responsible for the induction, line and performance management, supervision and support of a team of Alcohol Intervention Workers.
  • Ensure staff identify and manage safeguarding concerns and make onward referrals within and beyond ROADS for complexities that present during the intervention episode.
  • Ensure that service data is collected using the commissioned case management system in a timely manner, and that data is monitored for performance.

What we are looking for:

  • 2 years or more experience working in alcohol and/or drug treatment, housing, mental health or a related field.
  • Demonstrable ability to supervise staff.
  • Demonstrable enthusiasm for service development, implementation and problem-solving.
  • Excellent organisational and personal management skills.
  • Capacity to handle responsibility and remain enthusiastic and motivated working with people with complex needs

About BDP:

BDP has been supporting the people of Bristol around their drug and/or alcohol use for the past 37 years. We are committed to providing accessible and appropriate support for anyone who needs it and to reduce the harms caused by drugs and/or alcohol.

Workers at BDP come from diverse backgrounds and experiences, but all share a drive to make a difference in the lives of the people we work with. Our workers’ values come above their job history or qualifications. If you share our attitudes, we can teach you the skills needed for the job.

What we offer:

  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Thorough line management and reflective practice programme
  • Extensive and ongoing training
  • Cycle to work scheme
How to Apply: 

Apply via our website-

Alternatively complete the application and equalitiies monitoring form and send to

Contact Person: 
Lydia Plant
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
0117 987 6000
Postal Address: 
11 Brunswick Square, Bristol BS2 8PE