Barod LogoBarod has friendly, trained workers operating across most of South and West Wales, providing support to individuals affected by alcohol and drugs, and their friends and family. The support and information they provide is free, confidential and non-judgmental.

Complex Needs Engagement Worker

Hours: Full time, 37 hours per week, with some evening and weekend work required

Salary: £22,358 per annum

Term: Fixed term until 31st March 2022

Barod are recruiting an Engagement Worker, who will work mainly within the Engagement Service element of Barod Swansea.

The post holder will identify drug using individuals and their concerned others and provide harm reduction information and encourage them to access substance misuse support.

The post-holder will also conduct high level assessments with the service user and offer brief interventions, referral to time limited treatment and/or Tier 3 services. 

The post-holder will deliver Needle Syringe Programme services and outreach campaigns. 

Support will be agreed and written into an initial care plan at the outset of treatment

The post-holder will deliver quality services to substance misusing service users and concerned others, ensuring that high professional standards are maintained, output targets achieved, volunteers receive appropriate direction, are supervised and appraised and that the service works within established administrative and reporting procedures.

Closing date for applications: Thursday 30th September 2021 (interviews Monday 11th October 2021)

For more information or to apply, click here to visit the Barod website