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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 (2014/2015) CAIS supported over 7,500 to lead happier and healthier lifestyles. CAIS has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People Award which confirms its commitment to its staff and their development, and is an Equal Opportunities Employer. 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.

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form.

Please click on the job title for a job description.

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


Employment Advisor, Cyfle Cymru

Covering Conwy/Denbighshire – based in Rhyl
£19,404 per annum (37.5 hrs per week over 7 days)
Funded until 31st August 2018

Cyfle Cymru is a service which helps people with substance misuse issues and/or mental health conditions who are in recovery or are towards the end of their treatment programme into work, education or training.

In this role you will undertake a range of recruitment and development activities to enable and inspire participants to achieve sustained employment.

You must have a full driving licence and full access to a vehicle.  The ability to communicate in Welsh would be advantageous.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Monday 6th March 2017

Previous applicants need not apply.


Young Persons' (16-24) Peer Mentor, Cyfle Cymru

Two vacancies available
18.75 hours per week
Base location:  Llandrindod Wells or Newtown, Powys
£17,757 per annum pro rata (£8,878.50)
Funded until 31st August 2018

Cyfle Cymru is a service which helps people with substance misuse issues and/or mental health conditions who are in recovery or are towards the end of their treatment programme into work, education or training.

In this role you will provide support and guidance to all young people aged 16-24 years who have been referred onto the project and ensure project outcomes are delivered on target. You will work alongside the Volunteer Peer Mentors in delivering services and outcomes for the scheme and support the Lead Peer Mentor in raising awareness of the service.

You will have experience of working with young people aged 16-24 as well as individuals with substance misuse and/or mental health conditions. Additionally you will have personal experience of substance misuse and/or mental health conditions.

With experience of working in community based services and with vulnerable client groups, you will also have a sound understanding of substance misuse services and the benefits and challenges of service users.

A full, clean driving licence as well as access to your own vehicle is essential. The ability to converse through the medium of Welsh would be advantageous.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Friday 3rd March 2017
Interviews will be held on 9th March 2017


Chef/Cook- Part Time

Base location: Wrexham
£16,251 per annum pro rata (£6,933)
16 hrs per week over 2 days, working hours 9:30 am- 6:00 pm

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic 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.


BSL Counsellor (bank)

Parabl Talking Therapies Service - North Wales area
Ad hoc hours – on “as required” basis
£50/hour

CAIS is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified Counsellor who can counsel using British Sign Language (BSL) to deliver the Parabl counselling service.

The successful candidate will provide a counselling service to Parabl clients who may be presenting with common mental health difficulties or emotional wellbeing issues linked to challenging life events

With a Diploma in Counselling as a minimum, you will be a member of the BACP and either BACP accredited or working towards accreditation.  You will also hold the Level 4 qualification in British Sign Language (previously known as CACDP Level 3).

We particularly welcome applications from native BSL users.

You will receive clinical supervision as part of the role.


Qualified Nurses (Bank) - £12.42 per hour

Healthcare Support Workers (Bank) - £7.78 per hour

Base location: Wrexham

CAIS is seeking Nurses and Healthcare Support Workers to join its team of casual bank staff supporting adults with substance misuse problems at its drug and alcohol treatment unit in Wrexham.

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

The ability to speak Welsh would be advantageous but is not essential.


Volunteer Generic/Substance Misuse Counsellor

Could you be the qualified volunteer counsellor we’re looking for?

Living Room Cardiff and CAIS are looking for volunteer counsellors with a minimum qualification of a Diploma in Counselling to help us evolve and take forward Cynnal, the exciting new Church Counselling Service available throughout Wales.

Cynnal is a free, bilingual (Welsh and English) confidential counselling service available throughout Wales for all members of the Clergy, Ministers of Religion and their families, and addresses multiple presenting problems.  Over time, and on a case-by-case basis, Cynnal will build up a nationwide network of accredited generic and addictions volunteer counsellors to help address any issues our clients might have in their own localities.

The successful applicants will be part of our highly respected counselling service and will be provided with clinical supervision.  All travel and expenses will be reimbursed.

Are you a person who likes challenges and likes to go that extra mile?
Do you have the capacity to show love and compassion?
Are you interested in broadening your field of expertise?
This could be the opportunity you’ve been waiting for:  You could help us open the door to a new life…….

For further information on how you could become a Cynnal volunteer counsellor contact Wynford Ellis Owen on 02920 302101 or email wynfordellisowen@cais.org.uk


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.


 

 

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