DIAS Vacancy – Alcohol Dependency Advocacy worker



POST TITLE: Alcohol Dependency Advocacy worker

SALARY: £21,000 (pro rata) equates to £12,600

RESPONSIBLE TO: Manager, Dundee Independent Advocacy Support

LOCATIONDIAS Office, Suite E, Software Centre, Gemini Crescent, Technology Park, Dundee DD2 1TY with travel within Dundee City as necessary. The post is home working based

Dundee Independent Advocacy Support (DIAS) – supports individuals who face disadvantage or discrimination to have a voice that counts. DIAS is a long-standing organisation working with people within the City of Dundee who are vulnerable or marginalised, to raise their voices and have their rights respected.

DIAS is seeking to appoint an Alcohol Dependency Advocacy Caseworker for 21 hours per week.

This post if funded until end March 2024 – possible extension if further funding can be secured

We are looking for a well-motivated and resilient person to join our team, (to work with those who have alcohol dependency to help them address the barriers that they identify are limiting their well-being and recovery). This includes working with and supporting partnership organisations, both statutory & third sector, that provide support with people and their families living with alcohol or drug substance use.

You will be focussed, able to work with a wide range of different people, as well as an excellent communicator. Preferably, but not essential, to have some advocacy experience, as training will be provided.

You will need to have a flexible work attitude and be able to embrace change within our dynamic organisation. You will also have strong communication and time management skills and you will need to be fully computer literate.

If you would like an informal discussion about this post, please contact, DIAS main office on 01382 20551

Closing date: COB Friday 17th March 2023

Interview date: TBC – Either 28th or 29th March 2023

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