Psychosocial Intervention Keyworker

EDAS Requires a Psychosocial Intervention Keyworker Based in Poole

The post holder will support adult clients within the EDAS Better Together Poole Services. He/she will be supporting clients and maintaining the care and delivery of their treatment journey within the EDAS adult services programme. The successful candidate will carry a case-load and provide structured interventions in both one-to-one and group work settings with a keen focus on criminal justice. He/she will be expected to contribute to ensuring that high quality services are delivered consistently to substance users that adhere to best practice guidelines.

Hours: 30 hours per week (This will include some unsociable hours including Saturdays on a rotational basis)

Salary Scale: P3 - P12 (£22859.00 – £25614.00)

Line Managed by: EDAS Deputy CEO

Closing date for applications: 31st May 2019

The applicants will be required to have:

  •             To have experience of working with substance misusers.
  •             To have an understanding of the relapse prevention and aftercare process
  •             To have attended and completed a recognised counselling/addiction skills course
  •             To have a good knowledge and experience of group work and some experience of working with clients within the criminal justice system.
  •             To be able to negotiate and work to agreed care plans
  •             To have a person-centred approach with an understanding of all philosophies of recovery.
  •             Familiarity with a range of interventions.
  •            Experience of liaison with other services.
  •             Experienced in using own initiative and working under pressure to meet objectives.
  •             IT Skills including inputting and case management.
  •             Use of own car (clean diving licence)
  •             Supervision Skills

Applicants must be at least 2 years in recovery, if applicable.

All posts will be subject to a satisfactory DBS enhanced disclosure.

Full Job Description and Duties (word document)

Download Application Form (word document)

If you are interested in this career opportunity, please contact Michele Lyall for any further information about the post on 01202 612890 or email your CV along with a completed copy of the application form linked above to

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