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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 award which confirms its commitment to its staff and their development, and is a member of the Disability Confident Employer Scheme.

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. 

INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?  Please click here to find out more about our rewarding volunteering opportunities

 

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)


Change Step Aged Veterans Families Coordinator

Base location: Troop Café, Llandudno
37.5 hours per week
£16,739 per annum

Delivered by CAIS, Hafal and Kaleidoscope, in partnership with Age Connect and funded by the Royal British Legion through the Armed Forces Covenant.

In this role you will deliver peer mentoring to aged veterans and their families and be responsible for raising awareness of Change Step Aged Veterans project. You will develop aged friendly communities as well as a volunteer befriending service in the counties of Conwy and Denbighshire.

You will have experience of working within the health and social care sector or relevant voluntary organisation.

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

Deadline for applications: 12.00 noon on 8th June 2017


Change Step Aged Veterans Coordinator

Base location: Troop Café, Llandudno
37.5 hours per week
£16,739 per annum

Delivered by CAIS, Hafal and Kaleidoscope, in partnership with Age Connect and funded by the Royal British Legion through the Armed Forces Covenant.

In this role you will deliver peer mentoring to aged veterans and their families and be responsible for raising awareness of Change Step Aged Veterans project. You will develop aged friendly communities as well as a volunteer befriending service in the counties of Conwy and Denbighshire.

You will have an ex armed forces background and experience of working within the health and social care sector or relevant voluntary organisation.

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

Deadline for applications: 12.00 noon on 8th June 2017

 


Peer Mentor – Cyfle Cymru Out of Work Service

Base location:  Colwyn Bay (covering Conwy county)
£17,757 per annum (37.5 hrs per week)
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 participants being referred onto the project and ensure project outcomes are delivered on target. You will work alongside the Assistant 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 personal experience of substance misuse issues and/or mental health conditions, and
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.

The ability to drive is desirable though not essential, and Welsh language would be advantageous.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Thursday 8th June 2017


Catering Assistants (Bank)

CAIS Social Enterprises

£National Living or Minimum 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.

 


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.

 


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.