DERBYSHIRE ALCOHOL ADVICE SERVICE
Has a vacancy for an Administrative Assistant
to work alongside the Training Team within DAAS.
We are looking to appoint an administrator to provide admin support to our training team and to help update our social media channels.
The post will be based in the DAAS offices in Dents Chambers, Chesterfield.
The post is 10 hours weekly – Which can be worked flexibly as agreed, with preference to some of those hours worked on a Tuesday.
The salary is £15,752.88 per annum pro rata (equating to £8.19 per hour)
Closing date for applications Tuesday 23rd October 2018 at Noon
Interviews will take place during the week commencing Monday 5th November
To apply you must complete an application form
All posts carry a 6% employer and 2%+ employee pension contribution scheme and 25 days annual leave plus statutory bank holiday entitlement.
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Please download the application form above and once complete email to email@example.com
Or alternatively Please request an application form by calling DAAS on Tel: 01246 206514
From time to time, dependent upon the demand for our Service and our clinical resources we may need to recruit additional sessional workers to support both our training and clinical service provision. If you are interested please see our current vacancies below or contact us. If we are not currently in the process of recruiting either sessional workers or volunteers we will not reply to you, but will keep your details on file for 12 months during which time, if we decide to recruit again, you will be contacted and if still interested invited to submit an application. After 12 months your information will be confidentially destroyed (important: please let us know if you do not wish us to retain your information).
Criteria required for paid Alcohol Intervention trainers
You will need to be a qualified trainer or have experience of the provision of training in a health related field, an understanding or knowledge of substance misuse issues and an interest in the subject area (preference will be given to those who have worked supported or trained within the field of alcohol or substance misuse, or have some) understanding of the process of change, CBT work, or issues of dependency.
Criteria for paid alcohol treatment key worker/counsellor
You will need to hold a degree or equivalent professional qualification in counselling, psychology, nursing or social work, or hold an advanced Level 4 therapeutic diploma in counselling, and all applicants will need to have experience of providing supervised one-one counselling or keywork in substance misuse or a related field.
DAAS is a DAAT commissioned (NHS and Local authority partnership) non-statutory alcohol counselling and advice service for anyone affected by alcohol use in the county of Derbyshire. The service is based in Chesterfield.
As a service we welcome support from volunteers and throughout the year hold training for those wishing to volunteer.
What the service offers volunteers:
- Comprehensive training package
- In-house clinical supervision
- Non-clinical and personal development support
- Out-of-pocket expenses
- Support with work towards DANOS (Drug and Alcohol Occupational Standards)
- Ongoing training
- An opportunity to contribute skills and be involved with an innovative community service
- An opportunity to gain experience of face-to-face work in a specialist area
- The chance to be part of a small friendly team
How to become a DAAS Volunteer
The first step is to contact the service to express your interest. From that you will be invited to an information evening where you will find out more about a volunteer role and take away an application form to fill in and hand back to us. Following this we will ask for references and selected applicants will be invited to attend our volunteer training programme. After completing this, applicants will be required to attend an interview and CRB checks will be made. If all of this is successful then client work can be started
*Due to the sensitive nature of this work any volunteer may be asked to stop working for the agency if concerns arise. This would always be discussed with the volunteer.
What we expect from volunteers:
- An agreed number of client contact hours per week
- Obligatory attendance at DAAS group supervision
- Adherence to the ethos, policies and practices of DAAS
- A non-judgemental attitude and the ability to work confidentially
- Volunteer counsellors must have or be working towards a qualification recognised by this agency
*The above does not apply to volunteer support workers, however you will need to be a person with an interest or some experience in the alcohol field
Applications are invited from anyone over the age of 18. If you have any special needs DAAS will endeavour to accommodate them
If you wish to discuss this further please do not hesitate to contact us