The South Western Regional Drug & Alcohol Task Force (SWRDATF) brings together a wide range of representatives who collectively have developed an integrated holistic strategy to address the drug use and its associated problems in the South West Dublin, West Wicklow and Kildare areas.
The Task Force are currently developing its team therefore wish to recruit the following position:
Family Support Worker Part-time (21 hours)
The successful candidate will provide Support for the Hope Cottage, a community. Family Support Service provided by the South Western Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Force CLG. The aim of the service is to provide a safe space for those impacted by a loved one’s addiction to communicate their concerns, develop their coping skills, avail of professional support where needed and connect with others who experience similar situations. Family Members are central to the development of Family Support services in the Kildare West Wicklow region and it is paramount their involvement be valued at all times.
This post has been developed in line with the National Drug Strategy, Reducing Harm Supporting Recovery Goal Two, Action 2.1.16 and 2.1.17.
The SWRDATF are now recruiting a social care worker to fulfil this exciting new role and invite applicants to apply for the part-time social care position. An aptitude for group work & facilitation, holistic service delivery and a minimum of 2 years experience is required as well.
S/he will be employed by the South Western Regional Drug and Alcohol Task Force company limited by guarantee on an initial 12 month fixed term contract including a 6 month probationary period.
Salary: HSE Social Care Worker scale, point 1 (pro-rata). Job description available Family Support Worker part-time post – Feb 2022
Applicants should send cover letter and CV (including contact details of two referees) by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post should send cover letter and 3 copies of
their CV: Lorraine Keogh, Administrator, South Western Regional Drug & Alcohol Task force, Block A, Maudlins Hall, Dublin Road, Naas, Co. Kildare, W91 R9XT.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted to attend Interviews taking place on Wednesday the 2nd of March.
Closing date for applications 5pm Wednesday the 23rd of February 2022