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 Job Title:                    Project Worker Direct Engagement & Support                  

 Reports To:               Team Leader

 Grade /Salary:           £21,268

Project details:          Drink Wise Age Well

The Direct Engagement and Support work stream will provide direct support to adults over 50 and their families affected by alcohol use. Outreach support will be delivered in communities, within service users homes and other suitable locations. We will support both long term drinkers with complex needs, and late on set drinkers through as a number of evidenced based interventions and in partnership with other agencies.  We will also support peer support and mutual aid in recovery.

Role Purpose:

 To provide support, information and advice to individuals and their families in relations to substance misuse.

  • To improve access to appropriate services for people Over 50 and their families  with substance misuse issues
  • To assist in the delivery of a community-based, integrated programme through the provision of assessment, action planning, group work  and appropriate referral
  • To communicate  the Drink Wise, Age Well programme  vision and deliver its mission,  strategy and outcomes

Location: Office base at Pontypridd and covering the Cwm Taf UHB area

Contract: Permanent, in line with funding (2 years remaining)

For a full job description & person specification and application form download directly using the following links:

Application Form – Drink Wise Age Well – DES Project Worker

Job Description & Person Specification – Drink Wise Age Well – DES Project Worker

Job Description & Person Specification – Drink Wise Age Well – DES Project Worker (Welsh)

For further details contact or telephone 0800 161 5780

Closing date: 2nd March 2018

Interview date: 15th March 2018



We run a volunteer course accredited by Agored Cymru. Applications are welcomed from all sections of the community.

Volunteers experience all aspects of TEDS work and can obtain further training opportunities.

For further information in relation to volunteering at TEDS and dates for the next volunteer course, please call us on 01685 880090 or email