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If you want to improve the lives of people affected by drug and/or alcohol misuse, ADS is the charity for you.  For over 40 years we have been helping individuals and families cope with the challenges of addiction. Every member of our staff is committed to making a real and positive change in the lives of people with drug and alcohol addictions and you could be one of them.


(IFSS) Family Intervention Worker

Working within the IFSS team as a direct link for continued therapeutic support for families or parent/s where it is assessed that they are stable and would benefit from ongoing therapy.  The post-holder will assess the need for therapeutic intervention following the period of engagement with an intensive family model, design the type and level of therapy required and  engage the family, parent/s in this therapy.

Purpose of job:

Promote a culture of safe and effective parental functioning, where safeguarding concerns are identified as a result of domestic abuse, mental health and parental substance use.

Deliver high quality family support activities and practices, which result in positive outcomes for families and improved safeguarding of children.

Support the development of the provision, in order to advance the reputation of the service as a quality provider and advocate for vulnerable children and families.

Hours:  30 Hours per week

Salary: £23,154

Closing date: Midnight 8th May 2019

To apply, please complete a job application and return it to by the closing date.

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Whether you  wish to give something back to the community or gain new skills to build up your CV, feel free to get in touch regarding any volunteering possibilities that may be available across our services. We have a number of volunteers taking a variety of roles within ADS including Administrators, Mentors and Group Co-facilitators.

If you wish to join our volunteer register please e-mail and we can provide you with the details of the appropriate Volunteer Co-ordinator with whom you can discuss the volunteering opportunities available at a service within your area.


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