The ideal candidate for this post will have:
Have a relevant qualification (minimum FETAC Level 7 or equivalent) e.g. Nursing, Counsellor, Clinical Psychologist or Psychotherapist together with a qualification/completed training in Motivational Interviewing and/or Cognitive Behavioual Therapy (CBT) and children first training.
Have a minimum of 3 years relevant employed work experience in addiction, community development, health & social care, education or related fields with experience in key working, case management and group facilitation. It is desirable that the Co-ordinator would have an addiction and mental health background.
Minimum of 3 years in managing a team and being able to demonstrate the ability to lead, communicate and facilitate a team of professional workers.
Have an understanding of the current National Drugs Strategy, Substance Misuse Strategy, National Drug Rehabilitation Framework, logic model reporting and Safer Better Healthcare (SBHC) Standards
Further Training/Qualifications desirable: ACRA/CRA/CRAFT, relapse prevention.
Hours: 39 hours per week
Days: Monday to Friday TBC
Location: Midlands Services based in Portlaoise
If you are interested in applying for this position, please complete the application form attached to this ad and email to email@example.com 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 Services Coordinator Midlands Services’ 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.