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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 vacancy please contact Katie Sanders using the details below.

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


Staff Nurses

Two vacancies available, one permanent nights
Base location: Hafan Wen
37.5 hrs per week
£27,943 - £29,645 per annum pro rata (depending on qualifications and experience)
Newly qualified start at £25,572 pro rata rising to £27,943 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.

Hafan Wen is a residential drug and alcohol detoxification unit 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. You will be NMC registered and will be knowledgeable of the issues faced within the substance misuse field. Welsh language is desirable although not essential.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Wednesday 31st January


Supervisor/Cafe Coordinator

Base location: Ely and Caerau Community Hyb
40 hrs per week including weekends
£16,414 per annum pro rata

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.

Ely and Caerau is a joint venture by CAIS and Hafal who provide catering facilities located within a Council run Community Hub and support volunteers with work experience and training.

Under the guidance of the Catering Manager, you will take responsibility for the day to day running of the coffee shop; providing the highest levels of quality, customer service and compliance with Environmental Health standards. You will optimise revenue of the coffee shop whilst providing on the job training and supervision to volunteers and leaners.

You will have previous experience of working in a catering environment, excellent customer service and interpersonal skills. You will have previous experience of cash management as well as supervision of staff and/or volunteers.

A Level 2 Food Safety qualification is essential. Furthermore, you will have a sound understanding of Food Hygiene, Health and Safety at Work and COSHH & Hazard analysis. Welsh language is desirable although not essential.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Friday 26th January 2018


Management Accounts Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Base location: Llandudno
37.5 hrs per week
£21,416- £22,059 per annum
To cover a period of maternity leave

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.

In this role you will prepare a monthly set of management accounts and undertake all associated balance sheet reconciliations to set deadlines and in accordance with Accounting Standards / CAIS’ finance policies and procedures.

You will have a minimum of 3 years’ experience working with accounting systems and will be competent using SAGE and QuickBooks accounting systems. You will have previous experience assisting with the preparation of budgets and management accounts.

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 Thursday 25th January 2018


Bryn y Wal Support Worker (Bank)

Base location: Rhuddlan
£8.42 per hour
£58.17- Sleep in Cover
Ad hoc hours to include flexibility to cover sleep in and weekend shifts

In this role you will provide an enabling support work service for residents with schizophrenia or other serious mental illnesses, on matters such as daily living skills, personal support networks, housing, leisure interests, employment, training and education. 

You will also provide specialist support on substance misuse issues to service users within the project, and will have a sound understanding of this area.

With an NVQ Level 3 in Health & Social Care, you will have experience of working in the residential care/substance misuse field, and of working 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.


Front of House Assistant- Porter’s Coffee Shop & Bistro

Base location: Porter’s Colwyn Bay
21 hrs per week on flexible basis
£7.57 per hour

We’re part of a national-award winning social enterprise established in 2011, operating co¬ffee shops and events catering across Wales. We’re committed to providing the best customer experience, whilst helping local people in their search for employment by providing work experience and training opportunities in our various businesses.

We are seeking to appoint a Front of House Assistant to join our growing team at this exciting time of expansion. You will have, or be prepared to work towards a Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification and will have previous experience within a customer facing role.

The ability to work well within a team and be flexible to meet business need is essential as is a full driving license and access to a vehicle. The ability to speak Welsh is desirable although not essential.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Thursday 25th January 2018

 


Staff Nurse- Chorley Detoxification Unit

2 vacancies available
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.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Thursday 18th January

 


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.