Senior Addiction Practitioner – Donnycarney Drug & Alcohol Project

We are looking for an individual with enthusiasm, drive and initiative. The successful candidate will have the following:

A relevant third level qualification and demonstrate an exceptional track record
A minimum of three years experience at senior level in a Community based multi disciplinary initiative
An understanding of current Drug and Alcohol policy issues and best practice
Have excellent reporting and presentation skills
Have experience of client assessment and development of Care Plans
Have the ability to work on own initiative and work as part of a team
Excellent Communication Skills
Experience of developing exciting new programmes
Full Clean Driving Licence
D1 Licence is desirable
This position will include scheduled day, evening and weekend work

Salary: The salary for this post is in line with HSE Social Care Salary Scale (depending on experience)

Please send a letter of application outlining how you meet the above criteria together with a current CV and the names, addresses and telephone numbers of two referees that we may contact to:

Jen McAsey, Addiction Team Leader, Donnycarney Youth Project CLG, Le Cheile
Donnycarney Community & Youth Centre, Collins Avenue East, Dublin 5 or e-mail

The closing date for receipt of applications is 1.00pm on Friday 14th July 2017. Interviews will take place week beginning 31st July 2017

Job Description and further information available on request from:
Lynn or Catherine on: 01- 8314985 or

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