Recruiting | Drug & Alcohol Engagement Worker

Full Time37.5 hours per week (Fixed term until March 2025)
Salary£27,791.34 per annum
Closing Date24th June 2024
Interview Date1st July 2024
Job ReferenceEEI

The role:

This is an exciting opportunity to join a team dedicated to reducing drug and alcohol-related harms in Bristol. Engagement team members operate an open access drop-in 6 days a week, needle and syringe provision, provide naloxone and blood borne virus testing, support a variety of partner organisations and are regularly involved in research projects.

You will be able to build a rapport quickly and be passionate about getting the best out of people. You will have excellent organisational skills and be able to manage a busy diary in a job where no two days are the same

Key Responsibilities:

What we are looking for:

About BDP:

BDP has been supporting the people of Bristol around their drug and/or alcohol use for the past 37 years. We are committed to providing accessible and appropriate support for anyone who needs it and to reduce the harms caused by drugs and/or alcohol.

Workers at BDP come from diverse backgrounds and experiences, but all share a drive to make a difference in the lives of the people we work with. Our workers’ values come above their job history or qualifications. If you share our attitudes, we can teach you the skills needed for the job. The BDP Treatment Team is one of the largest and longest-established primary care-based services in the UK, supporting more than 1800 people at any one time.

What we offer:

How to apply

Please download the job description and advert here:

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Then visit our Application Hub to find our application form and other helpful information to support your application.

Please refer to the person specification available within the job description when completing your application.


If you would like an informal chat about this role, please contact Sorcha Ryan or Jack Wilkinson on 0117 987 6002.

If you have questions regarding the application process or need some support in completing your application, please email or call 0117 987 6000 and ask for recruitment.

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