Part-Time Project Worker – Tallaght Rehabilitation Project Ltd

Responsibility: To report to the Manager and Team Leader

Responsible for: Assisting the Manager and Team Leader with the delivery and organisation of the Tallaght Rehabilitation Therapeutic Day Programme.

Objective: To support the planning, development and delivery of an appropriate service for people in the Tallaght area who are stable or drug and alcohol free. This service caters for individuals who are progressing within a therapeutic recovery process from addiction issues.

Hours of Work: This is a part time position comprising of 29 hours per week.

Professional Qualifications and Experience
Minimum 2 years’ experience with third level relevant qualifications.
Experience of working in a therapeutic setting and working within a multi-disciplinary team.
Be competent and experienced in facilitating group therapy sessions in particular, relapse prevention groups.
Skilled in task-oriented keyworking and care plans with clients.
Demonstrate a good knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of addiction and stages of recovery.
Good interpersonal skills.
Excellent record keeping and reporting skills are required for this role.
Demonstrate a good knowledge of addiction.
Experience of working in a multi-disciplinary team.
Ability to work on their own initiative.
Membership of the ACI (Addiction Counsellors of Ireland) is desirable.

To support the Manager and Team Leader in identifying the needs of the clients who engage in the Therapeutic Day Programme and the Tallaght Wide Aftercare services.
Facilitate therapeutic groups, relapse prevention workshops etc.
Facilitate individual key working and devise care plans with clients.
Conduct assessments and outreach presentations to statutory, voluntary and community organisations.
To keep and maintain effective record systems.
To work as a member of a team in order to fulfil the policies, aims and objectives, values, mission statement and ethos of Tallaght Rehabilitation Project Ltd.
To work in a professional and objective manner with individuals accessing the services.
To liaise and network with other agencies i.e. statutory, voluntary and community.
Contract of employment is to cover maternity leave. This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of duties and responsibilities. The Management may review this job description from time to time to reflect the needs of the organisation and our target group.

Salary €22,448 pro rata (€11,224.20 for 6 months).
This post is subject to funding the post is funded by HSE Section 39.
Tallaght Rehabilitation Project Ltd is an equal opportunities employer

Please post CV to:
Patrick Daly Tallaght Rehabilitation Project Ltd Kiltalown House, Jobstown, Tallaght, Dublin 24 or email to

Closing date for receipt of applications: Friday 7th October 2016 @ 5.00pm. All shortlisted candidates will be contacted by letter. Interviews will be held on Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th October 2016 in Kiltalown House.

Tallaght, Dublin 24

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