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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)


Office Liaison/Book-keeper - Living Room Cardiff and Inroads

Base location: Cardiff
37.5 hrs per week
£19,025 per annum (includes 1% uplift effective from 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.

We are looking for an excellent administrator who can ensure the efficient and smooth running of Living Room Cardiff and Inroads through the provision of financial, administrative and secretarial support.  You will also act as Company Secretary of Living Room Cardiff, ensuring that all requirements of the Charities Commission and Companies House are met.

With good communication skills, you will have NVQ level 2 in administration or equivalent as a minimum, and experience of general financial systems including book-keeping, bank reconciliation, invoicing and petty cash. 

Welsh language is desirable although not essential.

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Thursday 21st September 2017


Staff Nurse- Chorley Detoxification Unit

 

6 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 Wednesday 27th September 2017


Student Placement - CAIS Counselling

Base location: DAWN Centre, Colwyn Bay

CAIS Drug and Alcohol Counselling is for people who are concerned about their own drinking or drug taking or about the drinking or drug taking of someone else (e.g. a partner, parent, close friend or relative).

CAIS is seeking to offer two placements to students who wish to attain their contact hours with clients for their qualification.  The successful applicants will be part of our highly-respected substance misuse counselling service, and this represents an opportunity to gain experience and access clinical supervision and training in the practice of substance misuse counselling.

 The successful applicants will receive clinical supervision and training as part of the roles.  The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable although not essential for these placements.

Closing date for applications:  Monday 25th September 2017 at 12 noon


Bank Support Worker

Base location: Bangor
£8.49 per hour (sleep-in cover £64 per night)
We are looking for Support Workers to join our team of casual bank staff at our drug and alcohol rehabilitation unit in Bangor. In this role you will provide a support work service for adults affected by addiction, enabling them to progress on matters concerning daily living skills, personal support networks, housing, leisure interests, employment, training and education.
We are looking for people who can be flexible and are able to provide ad hoc cover for annual leave
and sickness as required.


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


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.