Team Leader – Sheffield

Drink Wise, Age Well is a Big Lottery Funded Programme which aims to help people aged over 50 make healthier choices about their alcohol use as they age. Led by Addaction, there are 18 strategic and delivery partners UK wide including Royal Voluntary Service, ILC-UK, University of Bedfordshire, Drug and Alcohol Charities Wales and Addiction NI. Drink Wise, Age Well has big ambitions. We want to change the behaviour of over 50s’ alcohol consumption and promote more active, healthy lifestyles. This is where you come in.

We are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic Team Leader who is passionate about supporting older adults to achieve healthier lifestyles. Our Direct Engagement & Support team deliver a variety of activities and interventions with people aged 50 and over in Devon experiencing alcohol related harm, including:

  • Evidenced based support to encourage behaviour change
  • Comprehensive support for people who may be socially isolated
  • Support to family members or concerned others living with someone else’s alcohol use

Applicants must have knowledge of the issues related to alcohol use, be experienced in the delivery of psychosocial interventions including solution focused Brief Therapy, motivational interviewing and Cognitive Behavioural Approaches, and be able to effectively lead and manage a team providing interventions to people in the community.

This position is offered on a fixed term basis, covering maternity for 12 months.

Interview date: 14 Dec 2017

Location: Sheffield
Postcode: S1 4QP
Category: Fixed Term
Contract duration and end date: 12 months, ending Feb 2019
Full Time equivalent salary: £22,750 – £26,542
Contracted Hours per week: 37.5
Normal Hours: Mon to Fri
Closing Date: 01/12/2017
Ref No: 1549