Drugs & Alcohol Project Worker – Merchant’s Quay Ireland

The ideal candidate for this post will have:
Have a relevant qualification (minimum FETAC Level 7 or equivalent) e.g. social care, addiction, nursing, community or youth work together with qualification/training in Motivational Interviewing (MI), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), relapse prevention.
Have a minimum of 2 years relevant employed work experience in addiction, community development, health & social care, education or related fields including experience of key working, case management and group facilitation
Have an understanding of the current National Drugs Strategy, Substance Misuse Strategy, National Drug Rehabilitation Framework, logic model reporting, QUADS and/or Safer Better Healthcare (SBHC) Standards
Additional Training Desirable: CRA/CRAFT

Hours: 39 hours per week
Days: Monday to Friday
Location: Open Access Services Portlaoise

If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form attached to this ad and email to recruitment@mqi.ie with a copy of your up to date CV attached by 5pm on Wednesday 14th December 2016. Please ensure to include the following title in the subject line of your email ‘Application for Drugs & Alcohol Project Worker Portlaoise’ Applications that do not have this title may fail to be shortlisted.

Closing Date: 14th December 2016
Interviewing Dates: 20th & 21st December 2016

Please see attached the job description for more information on this post.

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