Alcohol Intervention Worker

Bristol Drugs Project
Bristol Drugs Project
Salary: 
£27,791.34 per annum
Closing Date: 
Friday, 21 June, 2024 - 09:00
Contract Type: 
Temporary/Contract
Hours: 
Full Time
Hours: 
37.5 hours per week (fixed term until March 2025 but with extension likely)
Location: 
Bristol
Contract Details: 
37.5 hours per week (fixed term until March 2025 but with extension likely)
Details of Role: 

The role:

You will be part of a small team implementing 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 hold a caseload of individuals and work with them in various settings, including through phone calls and online. This role would suit a creative, solution-focused individual with excellent engagement skills.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To deliver evidence-based sessions with service users who wish to make changes around their alcohol use.
  • To manage a caseload of service users from initial referral to completion of treatment.
  • To encourage ambition, motivate and support individuals to achieve their goals.
  • To support service users to access other opportunities as required.

What we are looking for:

  • Minimum of 1 year’s relevant experience of working directly with people who use alcohol or other drugs.
  • A profound belief in an individual’s capacity for change and an ability to motivate others to change.
  • Capacity to handle responsibility and remain enthusiastic and motivated working with people with complex needs.
  • Strong engagement skills, demonstrating flexibility, persistence and imagination in engaging service users.
  • Ability to liaise effectively with other organisations, including GPs and other health professionals

 

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:

Download the advert and description here – https://www.bdp.org.uk/get involved/careers/recruiting-alcohol-interventions-worker/

Please refer to the person specification available within the job description when completing your application.

Visit our Application Hub to find our application form and other useful information to support your application - https://www.bdp.org.uk/get-involved/careers/application-hub/

Questions:

If you would like an informal chat about this role, please contact Ian Borland on 0117 987 6002 or email recruitment@bdp.org.uk.

If you have questions regarding the application process or need some support in completing your application, please email recruitment@bdp.org.uk or call 0117 987 6000 and ask for recruitment

 

How to Apply: 

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Contact Person: 
If you would like an informal chat about this role, please contact Ian Borland
Contact Email: 
email recruitment@bdp.org.uk.
Contact Phone: 
0117 987 6002
Postal Address: 
11 Brunswick Square, St Paul's, Bristol