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Interested in using your skills and experience to make a real difference to people’s lives?

At CAIS we help people to make positive improvements to their lives.  Last year, CAIS supported more than 8,000 people to lead happier and healthier lifestyles.  CAIS has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People and Investors in Volunteering awards, which confirm our commitment to our staff and volunteers, and their development.  We are also a member of the Disability Confident Employer scheme, and have been awarded a bronze award under Healthy Working Wales Corporate Health Standard.

CAIS is recognised as a key national partner in the implementation of the All-Wales Strategy on Substance Misuse, and provides a comprehensive range of specialist services.  We also offer a great range of flexible benefits for our staff. 

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Vacancies

Please note: applications for our job vacancies can only be accepted on the CAIS application form available below.

Please click on the job title for a detailed job description. If you have a question regarding a vacacny please contact Katie Sanders using the details below.

Completed applications to be returned to katie.sanders@cais.co.uk or CAIS HR Dept, 12 Trinity Square, Llandudno LL30 2RA (Tel: 01492 863000)


Recovery Worker- Chorley Detoxification Unit

Base location: Chorley Detoxification Unit
37.5 hrs per week
£17,935 per annum
2 Posts Available

CAIS aims to empower positive changes in the lives of people affected by addiction, adverse mental health, unemployment, offending and other life challenges, through a range of services and support delivered by skilled and experienced staff and volunteers.

With a respected reputation for providing residential detox services in Wales since 1997, CAIS will shortly be launching a new residential detox facility in Chorley.  This is a unique opportunity to join a brand new team.

Applicants should have experience of working with vulnerable client groups and have a working knowledge of substance misuse and support work projects.

A Level 3 Diploma in Health & Social Care, or the ability and willingness to obtain this, is essential in order to fulfil statutory obligations.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Friday 1st December 2017


Tenancy Support Officer- Floating Support

Fixed Term until 1st September 2018
Base location: Haverfordwest, Northgate House
30 hours per week
£16,906 per annum pro rata (£13,524.80) (includes 1% uplift effective 1st October 2017)

CAIS aims to empower positive changes in the lives of people affected by addiction, adverse mental health, unemployment, offending and other life challenges, through a range of services and support delivered by skilled and experienced staff and volunteers.

The successful applicant will deliver a housing-related/floating support service to adults with substance misuse problems, working with service users in areas such as employment, training and education, debt management and daily living skills. 

You should have a working knowledge of substance misuse issues and experience with vulnerable client groups. You will hold, or be willing to work towards, an NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care.

You must hold a full driving licence and have full access to a vehicle.  The ability to speak Welsh would be advantageous although not essential.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Thursday 30th November 2017


Change Step Crisis Peer Mentor

Base location: Cardiff
Fixed Term until 31st July 2018
37.5 hrs per week
£16,906 per annum

CAIS aims to empower positive changes in the lives of people affected by addiction, adverse mental health, unemployment, offending and other life challenges, through a range of services and support delivered by skilled and experienced staff and volunteers.

The CAIS Change Step Crisis Peer Mentor post is delivered by CAIS and funded by the Royal British Legion. In this role you will deliver peer mentoring support to veterans in crisis and be responsible for raising awareness of the Change Step project.

You will have a military background, be empathetic and will be able to show an understanding of the issues faced by veterans. A full driving license and access to a vehicle are essential. Welsh language is desirable although not essential.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Tuesday 28th November 2017


Tenancy Support Officer- Rhyl

Base location: Rhyl
£16,906 per annum (37.5 hrs per week)

In this role you will deliver a comprehensive range of services to adults affected by addiction, mental health and offending issues, and you should have a working knowledge of these matters.  You will have experience of working in community based services and with vulnerable client groups.

You must have a full driving licence and full access to a vehicle.  The ability to communicate in Welsh would be advantageous but is not essential.

Deadline for applications is 12 noon on Wednesday 15th November 2017


Registered Manager - Residential Detox Unit

Base location: Hafan Wen, Wrexham
37.5 hrs per week
£38,680 per annum

CAIS aims to empower positive changes in the lives of people affected by addiction, adverse mental health, unemployment, offending and other life challenges, through a range of services and support delivered by skilled and experienced staff and volunteers.

Hafan Wen is a purpose-built inpatient detox unit which has been operated by CAIS since 1997, delivering services to clients from across North Wales and the North West of England.

As the HIW Registered Manager, you will be responsible for all aspects of CAIS’s service delivery, management and patient care, facilitating involvement in the Integrated Care Pathway approach and implementing quality improvement measures.

With current NMC registration and evidence of recent CPD, you will have a minimum of 5 years’ post-registration experience, proven experience in the field of substance misuse and managing within a healthcare setting, and a demonstrable track record in meeting targets.  You will also be able to demonstrate an awareness of commissioning needs and processes.

You will be calm in a crisis, and an effective team leader with strong budget management, motivational and communication skills.

A full driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential.  Welsh language would be advantageous but is not essential.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Wednesday 15th November 2017

 


Staff Nurse- Chorley Detoxification Unit

37.5 hrs per week over 7 days
Base location: Chorley Detoxification Unit
£27,666 - £29,351 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience)
Newly qualified start at £25,319 rising to £27,666 pro rata after preceptorship period

CAIS aims to empower positive changes in the lives of people affected by addiction, adverse mental health, unemployment, offending and other life challenges, through a range of services and support delivered by skilled and experienced staff and volunteers.

With a respected reputation for providing residential detox services in Wales since 1997, CAIS will shortly be launching a new residential detox facility in Chorley.  This is a unique opportunity to join a brand new team. The unit will provide medically managed clinical treatment support to those working towards a substance free lifestyle.

Duties will include overseeing the support and treatment of adults with drug and alcohol issues, and implementing therapeutic interventions and group work.

Deadline for applications: 12.00 noon on Tuesday 21st November 2017


Staff Nurse (bank)

£12.42 per hour
Base location: Wrexham

CAIS is seeking qualified Nurses to join its team of casual bank staff supporting adults with substance misuse problems at its residential drug and alcohol detoxification unit, Hafan Wen, providing medically managed clinical treatment support to those working towards a substance free lifestyle.

Duties will include overseeing the support and treatment of adults with drug and alcohol issues, and implementing therapeutic interventions and group work.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable but not essential.


Healthcare Support Worker (Bank) Hafan Wen

Base location: Hafan Wen, Wrexham
£7.78 per hour

We are looking for reliable and flexible individuals to join our team at our detox unit on a casual basis.

Applicants should have experience of working with vulnerable client groups and have a working knowledge of substance misuse and support work projects.

A Diploma Level 3 in Health Care Support, or the ability and willingness to obtain this, is essential in order to fulfil statutory obligations.


Catering Assistants (Bank)

CAIS Social Enterprises

£National Living Wage

We are looking for reliable and flexible individuals to join our social enterprise team, working on a bank basis.

We have multiple catering outlets in North Wales including Porter’s Coffee Shop and Bistro in Colwyn Bay, Troop Café in Llandudno, and Porter’s Coffee Shop in Rhyl, as well as our Mobile Catering Trailer covering outside events across North Wales.

We have a variety of opportunities available, which include:

Front of House Assistants – within the cafés / events trailer
Kitchen Assistants – within the cafés / events trailer
Outside Catering Assistants – preparation and delivery of buffets to external customers

You will have experience of working within a busy café environment or providing catering at outside events, and/or working within a busy kitchen environment, preparing meals from a varied menu.

A Level 2 Food Hygiene Certification and a full driving licence are essential.  The ability to speak Welsh would be advantageous but is not essential.

Previous applicants need not apply


Bank Cook Chef (covering holidays/sickness)
Base location: Wrexham
£7.57 per hour

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic bank Chef/Cook to work within a catering kitchen preparing meals for up to 25 clients at our residential drug & alcohol treatment unit in Wrexham.

With current Food Hygiene and Food Safety certificates, and experience in a volume catering operation, you will work to the highest standard in providing a range of high quality, nutritional foods.  You will also be able to work appropriately within an environment of confidentiality.