Substance Misuse Outreach Worker
Substance Misuse Outreach Worker – Gwynedd and Ynys Mon (Maternity Cover)
Salary Pt 19 to 21 - £19,440 - £20,886 pro rata (35 hours per week)
We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and experienced worker for an Open Access Outreach Service for adult substance misusers, delivering sustainable drop in sessions in appropriate community settings across the counties of Gwynedd and Ynys Mon, including the Lighthouse Day Centre in Holyhead which will also provide the office base. This is a temporary post to the end of September 2021.
Post holders will be required to work in partnership and alongside the harm reduction team, delivering holistic services that aim to address issues that may be impacting and contributing to an individual’s substance misuse. This may include providing advice, support, information, or onward referral in relation to housing or homelessness, welfare benefits, healthcare, debt, education, training or employment opportunities. Additionally, assistance may also be required in meeting service users basic needs e.g. access to food, shelter, clothing etc.
Ideally applicants would be expected to:
Have an appropriate qualification/experience of working with substance misusers or homeless people
Have experience in delivering person centred support services
Have a flexible approach to working hours
The ability to drive and having access to a car is essential
The ability to communicate effectively through the medium of Welsh and English.
The successful candidate will require an enhanced DBS check that will be processed by Digartref Cyf
Company Remuneration Package
25 days annual leave (rising to 28 dependent on length of service) + bank holidays.
Company pension and SHPS In Work life assurance cover (providing you meet the schemes eligibility criteria)
For an Application Form and Job Description/Person Specification please contact
Annette Greenough, Administrator on 01407 761653 or email
Closing date: 12 noon on Tuesday 30th March 2021