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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)


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.

 


Peer Mentor – Cyfle Cymru

Base location:  Flintshire 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.

Welsh language would be advantageous. A full driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Wednesday 26th July 2017
Interviews will be held on Thursday 3rd August in Wrexham


Commercial Manager

Base location: Mid Lancashire
37.5 hrs per week
£25,318.88 per annum plus benefits

CAIS is seeking to appoint a dynamic Commercial Manager who will be responsible for the sale and marketing of residential capacity in our detoxification and rehabilitation units.

You will be skilled in sales and marketing in a complex environment, with proven experience of achieving new business or income targets.  Ideally you will have strong knowledge of the health sector, and particularly residential services in the drug and alcohol field.

A full clean driving licence is essential.

Closing date for applications:  Friday 21st July 2017


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

18.75 hours per week
Base location:  Llandrindod Wells
£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 Monday 31st July 2017

 


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 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.

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.