We are recruiting a Specialist Alcohol Support Worker to provide one-to-one support and encouragement to people with problematic relationships with alcohol. This project is part of our Well Together programme which is funded by the North Tyneside NHS CCG until Ovtober 2022.
The post provides support to those individuals who are struggling with their relationship with alcohol but are not ready to go into a formal treatment service. The post-holder will encourage and support them to reduce their alcohol consumption, recognise the physical and mental impact of their drinking, work with them to provide encouragement and support and where appropriate access counselling services, join group therapy sessions or enter NHS treatment. The post-holder will have a caseload of clients to manage and will work with other colleagues to encourage clients to accept other help and support which is available here.
The post is part-time - 28 hours per week worked over 4 days.
As the post is funded until October 2022 only at present we'd be happy to discuss secondment options with appropriate agencies.
A copy of the job description and person specification can be found HERE
For an informal chat about the post please call Mandi Cresswell on 0191 3410033.
Application is by covering letter explaining how your experience fits with the job description and person specification along with an up to date CV which should be submitted to [email protected]. Closing Date 9.30am on Monday 4th October 2021.
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