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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 CAIS HR Team using the details below.

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


PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO CORONAVIRUS (COVID19) OUR RECRUITMENT IS PRESENTLY ON HOLD.  IF YOU HAVE APPLIED FOR ONE OF THE POSITIONS ON THIS PAGE, WE WILL CONSIDER YOUR APPLICATION ONCE RECRUITMENT RESUMES.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR INTEREST IN CAIS.​


Therapeutic Intervention Worker - Maternity Cover

Base location: Wrexham
Maternity cover 
23 hours per week over days  
£20,592 per annum pro rata (£12,630) 

In this role you will deliver a series of therapeutic interventions to individual drug and alcohol clients within a variety of community, residential and primary care settings in Wrexham and Flintshire.

You will have experience of delivering therapeutic interventions and of assessing clients who misuse drugs and/or alcohol. You will have worked with vulnerable clients and will have a comprehensive knowledge of substance misuse and related issues. 

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

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form

Closing date for applications: 12 Noon on Tuesday 24th March 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 1st April 2020 

 


Assistant Peer Mentor

Base location: Flintshire
16 hrs per week (12 week) 
National Living Wage 

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.

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a number of Assistant Peer Mentors across North Wales on the Cyfle Cymru Project. Offering 12 weeks paid work to gain new skills and assistance in finding future employment.

We are looking for individuals to support our Peer Mentors in delivering services and outcomes for the scheme and to support the Lead Peer Mentor in raising awareness of the service. You will also provide support for the Cyfle Cymru participants aged 16-24 years who have been referred onto the project and ensure project outcomes are delivered to project targets.

A recognised qualification/ certificate in substance misuse or related field is desirable, you will also have personal experience of substance misuse and/or mental health conditions, but full training will be provided.

A full driving license and access to a vehicle and welsh language is desirable although not essential.

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Wednesday 25th March 2020


Catering Manager

Base location: Wrexham 
40 hrs per week over 7 days
£22,502 per annum

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 manage the smooth running of the kitchen and provide leadership to kitchen personnel at our 25-bed residential detox facility.  

With a City & Guilds/NVQ Level 3 or equivalent in food preparation/cooking, current food hygiene and safety certificates, and a minimum of two years’ experience in a commercial kitchen, you will be able to compile innovative menus that deliver to budget and meet client dietary requirements and satisfaction levels.  You will also ensure that all health, safety and food hygiene standards are met in accordance with legislation and guidelines.

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 23rd March 2020
Interviews: Wednesday 1st April 2020
 


Finance Assistant (Purchase Ledger)

Base location: CAIS Head Office
£18,845 to £20,592 per annum (pro rata £15,076 to £16,474) 
30 hrs per week

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 be responsible for providing an accurate, time driven and efficient purchase ledger service to CAIS and its subsidiaries.

With the ability to work confidently on your own initiative, you will have a good standard of general education, and experience of working in a busy purchase ledger and finance department using appropriate software and online platforms.

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

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Tuesday 24th March 2020


Referrals Support Officer

Base location: Colwyn Bay 
37.5 hrs per week over 7 days (worked flexibly to rota)
£21,846 per annum

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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within CAIS Residential Services to support the Admissions Manager in maximising the availability of the out of hours referrals and assessment service for CAIS’s residential detox and rehab facilities.  In this role you will work as part of the on-call rota between 9am and 10pm, as well as managing inbound web traffic.  You will also provide support in forging relationships with customers and stakeholders.

An excellent communicator, you will hold Health & Social Care Level 3 or similar, and have a background in substance misuse or healthcare, along with commercial sales/marketing experience.  You will also have a clean driving licence.

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form

Closing date for applications: 12 noon on Monday 23rd March 2020
Interviews: Tuesday 31st March 2020 


Change Step Next Steps Peer Mentor Case Manager

Base location: Tredegar
32.5 hrs per week over 7 days
£19,410 per annum pro rota (£16,822)
Funded until 31st March 2021

We are seeking a highly motivated individual who can work on our Change Step Project.

 As a Change Steps next Steps Peer Mentor you will have personal experience of supporting veteran’s and an Ex armed forces background. With and empathetic and a good understanding of the issues faced by client. This will include knowledge of local agencies linked to issues faced by Veterans and where signposting could be initiated. 

It is desirable to have a BTEC level 2 or above in peer mentoring. You will deliver peer mentoring support and case management functions to veterans and their families with serious stress and severe mental health needs who do not meet the usual criteria for hospitalization and inpatient treatment.  This will include supporting veterans and their families who have complex and challenging needs that are too complex for community-based services, but not severe enough to meet the inpatient criteria for crisis care.

Experience of using Microsoft Office Products and efficiency in dealing with paperwork systems and processes is desirable. The ability to work on own initiative and as a team taking ownership and management of workload and deliver actions with project manager is essential. 
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A full driving license and access to a vehicle are essential. Welsh language is desirable although not essential.

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Thursday 19th March 2020


Receptionist

Base location: The Dawn Centre, Colwyn Bay
15 hours per week 
£6,802 per annum

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a positive and enthusiastic individual with excellent administrative and communication skills to join our team in Colwyn Bay.

In this role you will provide receptionist/administrative duties in the Dawn Centre.  You will be the first point of contact for potential services user, ensure that all visitors feel welcome and are greeted, and support the general administration of the team.  You will have a good standard of general education and be able to demonstrate experience in a similar role.

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Thursday 19th March 2020


Cook

Base location: Porter’s Colwyn Bay & Porters Eirias
40 hrs per weeks
National Minimum Wage

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic cook to join our team at our coffee shops in Colwyn Bay. 
In this full-time role, you will produce and cook existing menus at our coffee shops to the highest standards whilst ensuring health and hygiene standards are maintained. You will produce our outside catering menus and assist with various catering events and functions across the businesses. You will also provide on the job training and supervision to participants, volunteers and learners operating in the coffee shop.

 A Level 2 Food Hygiene qualification is essential for this role and you will have previous experience of working in a catering environment. You will have a good understanding of the Essentials of Food Hygiene including Safer Food Better Business or other appropriate food safety systems. 
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.

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form


Staff Nurse - Salus Withnell Hall, Chorley

37.5 hrs per week over 7 days
We are happy to discuss self-rostering, term-time working, part-time/job share – please talk to us
£28,504 - £30,241 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience)
Newly qualified start at £26,086 rising to £28,504 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 delivering residential detox services in Wales since 1997, CAIS now also provides a residential detox facility in Chorley.  The unit provides medically managed clinical treatment support to those working towards a substance free lifestyle.

As an important member of our small and friendly team, your duties will include overseeing the support and treatment of adults with drug and alcohol issues, and implementing therapeutic interventions and group work.


Staff Nurse - Hafan Wen
37.5 hrs per week over 7 days 
Base location: Hafan Wen, Wrexham
£28,504 - £30,241 per annum (depending on qualifications and experience)
Newly qualified start at £26,086 rising to £28,504 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 specialist residential detoxification unit working with people affected by drugs and alcohol, providing them with a range of treatment interventions in a safe and empathic environment, whilst empowering them to make significant lifestyle changes.

Duties will include overseeing the support and treatment of adults with drug and alcohol issues, and implementing therapeutic interventions and group work.

Applications will only be accepted on the CAIS application form


Bank Nurses Salus

Base location: Salus Withnell Hall, Withnell, Chorley
£14.98 per hour

CAIS aims to empower positive changes in the lives of people affected by addiction, adverse mental health, unemployment, offending and other life challenges.  With a respected reputation for delivering residential drug and alcohol detox services in Wales since 1997, we now also manage the residential detox facility at Salus Withnell Hall.

We are seeking qualified nurses to join our team of casual bank staff supporting adults with substance misuse problems, providing medically-managed treatment 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.

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form


Staff Nurse (bank)

£14.98 per hour
Base location: Hafan Wen, 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.