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Interested in using your skills and experience to make a real difference to people’s lives?

At CAIS we help people to make positive improvements to their lives.  Last year, CAIS supported more than 8,000 people to lead happier and healthier lifestyles.  CAIS has been awarded the prestigious Investors in People and Investors in Volunteering awards, which confirm our commitment to our staff and volunteers, and their development.  We are also a member of the Disability Confident Employer scheme, and have been awarded a bronze award under Healthy Working Wales Corporate Health Standard.

CAIS is recognised as a key national partner in the implementation of the All-Wales Strategy on Substance Misuse, and provides a comprehensive range of specialist services.  We also offer a great range of flexible benefits for our staff.

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Vacancies

Please note: applications for our job vacancies can only be accepted on the CAIS application form available below.

Please click on the job title for a detailed job description. If you have a question regarding a vacancy please contact CAIS HR Team using the details below.

Completed applications to be returned to jobs@cais.org.uk or CAIS HR Dept, 12 Trinity Square, Llandudno LL30 2RA (Tel: 01492 863000)


Family Court Project Service Manager

Family Court Project Service Manager
Base location: Cardiff
37.5 hrs per week over 7 days
£21,000 per annum

The Family Court Companion Project works with disadvantaged parents to help keep some of the most vulnerable children out of the care system.  In this role you will support parents in Cardiff with substance misuse and mental health issues and help them navigate the family court process, to prevent family breakdown and enable children to remain with their families.

You will manage the operational aspects of the Family Court Companion Project and ensure contractual compliance and the efficiency of service delivery.

A highly motivated and flexible self-starter, with a recognised Level 3 qualification or equivalent in family-related work and a minimum post-graduate diploma qualification in management, you will have proven experience of working within a community setting, along with enhanced knowledge of safeguarding, and an understanding of drug and alcohol issues and their impact upon families.

A full driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential. Welsh language is desirable though not essential.

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form

Closing date for applications:  5 pm on Friday 15th February 2019


Family Court Project Case Worker

Family Court Project Case Worker
Base location: Cardiff
37.5 hrs per week over 7 days
£18,115 per annum

The Family Court Companion Project works with disadvantaged parents to help keep some of the most vulnerable children out of the care system.  In this role you will support parents in Cardiff with substance misuse and mental health issues and help them navigate the family court process, to prevent family breakdown and enable children to remain with their families.

You will offer a holistic package of support through multi-agency collaboration, enabling parents to provide a safe and nurturing environment for their children.

Motivated, flexible and approachable, you will have proven experience of working in a health and social care or criminal justice setting, including developing and implementing awareness raising and outreach initiatives.  With a recognised Level 3 qualification or equivalent in family-related work, you will have a good knowledge of safeguarding, and also of drug and alcohol issues and their impact upon families.

A full driving licence and access to a vehicle are essential. Welsh language is desirable though not essential.

Applications are only accepted on the CAIS application form/

Closing date for applications:  5 pm on Friday 15th February 2019


Recovery Case Worker - Affinity Project

Recovery Case Worker – Affinity Project
Based in Wrexham
£19,794 per annum pro rota (£7,918)
15 Hours per week (Fixed term till 12th August 2019)

We are seeking a highly motivated individual with a minimum of one year’s experience in the substance misuse/healthcare field who can work within our Affinity project.

As a Recovery Case Worker you will provide support to clients to achieve their recovery goals using case management and recovery planning skills.

With a recognised health & social care qualification, you will have experience of working in community based services and with vulnerable client groups, along with a sound understanding of substance misuse/Criminal Justice services and the challenges faced by service users.

A full driving licence and full access to a vehicle are essential, and the ability to speak Welsh is desirable though not essential.

Applications will only be accepted on the CAIS application form

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Monday 18th February 2019
Interview: Tuesday 26th February 2019


Don't Touch Tell Performer

Primary School Performers needed:

• Are you a professional performer?
• Do you want work educating school children through performance?
• Can you perform in English, Welsh and Bilingually?
We have been delivering our Don’t Touch – Tell!  Service for more than 20 years and need more performers to help us reach every primary school in North Wales. Don’t Touch Tell is an educational show, informing pupils of the dangers of picking up syringes, drinking alcohol and taking drugs.
We are looking for performers to help us deliver important messages about these dangers to primary school pupils in North Wales.
If you have a performance skill that can be adapted to deliver our messages, then give us a call.
All performers will need to participate in the CAIS recruitment process including completing a CAIS application, attending an interview and agreeing to a DBS check.
This is a self-employed position on a term time only basis with payment on completion of shows.


Staff Nurse (bank)

£14.84 per hour
Base location: Wrexham

CAIS is seeking qualified Nurses to join its team of casual bank staff supporting adults with substance misuse problems at its residential drug and alcohol detoxification unit, Hafan Wen, providing medically managed clinical treatment support to those working towards a substance free lifestyle.

Duties will include overseeing the support and treatment of adults with drug and alcohol issues, and implementing therapeutic interventions and group work.

The ability to communicate in Welsh is desirable but not essential.


Catering Assistants (Bank)

CAIS Social Enterprises

£8.78 per hour

We are looking for reliable and flexible individuals to join our social enterprise team, working on a bank basis.

We have multiple catering outlets in North Wales including Porter’s Coffee Shop and Bistro in Colwyn Bay, Troop Café in Llandudno, and Porter’s Coffee Shop in Rhyl, as well as our Mobile Catering Trailer covering outside events across North Wales.

We have a variety of opportunities available, which include:

Front of House Assistants – within the cafés / events trailer
Kitchen Assistants – within the cafés / events trailer
Outside Catering Assistants – preparation and delivery of buffets to external customers

You will have experience of working within a busy café environment or providing catering at outside events, and/or working within a busy kitchen environment, preparing meals from a varied menu.

A Level 2 Food Hygiene Certification and a full driving licence are essential.  The ability to speak Welsh would be advantageous but is not essential.

Previous applicants need not apply


Bank Cook Chef (covering holidays/sickness)
Base location: Wrexham
£8.78 per hour

We are looking for a reliable and enthusiastic bank Chef/Cook to work within a catering kitchen preparing meals for up to 25 clients at our residential drug & alcohol treatment unit in Wrexham.

With current Food Hygiene and Food Safety certificates, and experience in a volume catering operation, you will work to the highest standard in providing a range of high quality, nutritional foods.  You will also be able to work appropriately within an environment of confidentiality.