Monday, 15 May 2017

Job Vacancy with RVS

Are you looking for an exciting challenge? Then this may be the role for you!

Drink Wise, Age Well Resilience Worker

Location: Pontypridd

Royal Voluntary Service is the largest voluntary service delivering practical help in communities across Britain. Our aim is to provide support that enables older people to live independent and fulfilled lives – we want everybody to matter, regardless how old they are.

Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, Drink Wise, Age Well 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.

In Cwm Taf Royal Voluntary Service and Addaction deliver a dedicated Over 50s Resilience, Prevention and Intervention Service. The Resilience Team focuses on adults over 50 experiencing life transitions such as retirement or bereavement and who may be at risk of increased alcohol use as a responsive coping strategy.

Royal Voluntary Service is looking for a positive and enthusiastic Resilience Worker to join our established Resilience Team to work throughout the Cwm Taf area.

This is a three year role that would suit a proactive person, who is committed to delivering positive results for older people through outcome focused and performance driven practice.

The ideal candidate should have experience of working in community settings and experience of

- Working with groups

- Community Development activity

- Working with volunteers

For further information and a job application pack please go to:

Closing date for applications: 26 May 2017

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