We are recruiting for a Project Worker in the Midlands Region

January 3, 2013

The Ana Liffey Drug Project is recruiting for a Project Worker for their Midlands Region Team.

This position will be based primarily in Mullingar and will work as part of the Ana Liffey Mullingar Open Access Service as well as the Midlands Outreach and Case Management Team.

This Open Access Service provides a low-threshold harm reduction drop-in service to drug users based in Mullingar. The Outreach and Case Management service provides assertive outreach across all four counties in the Midlands in partnership with local agencies, the HSE and the Midlands Regional Drugs Task Force.

The Ana Liffey Drug Project provides a substance misuse service in the Midlands Region with support from the Midlands Regional Drugs Task Force, the HSE and Westmeath County Council. The service targets over 18s as well as under 18s with substance misuse problems and will work with families with related issues. The Ana Liffey in the Midlands also specifically targets its work at members of the Travelling Community.

This is an excellent opportunity for a graduate, with a full driving license, from a relevant programme or someone with 2-3 years post-qualification experience to join an established team working in the area of problem substance use.

Contract: 6 month contract
Salary: HSE Social Worker Scale
Hours: 35 hours per week, 9.30am to 5.30pm  
Base: Mullingar and Tullamore (alternating) with flexibility to travel throughout Longford, Laois, Offaly and Westmeath during work hours.

Full Job Descriptions and Person Specifications for the above position are available through the links below.  These documents include the essential criteria being sought from applicants.

To apply for the above post, please send your letter of application and up to date CV via email only to jobs@aldp.ie

Please send your CV and Cover letter as an MS Word or PDF document only.

Closing date for all applications is 5.30pm Wednesday 16th January 2013.  Please note that late applications will not be considered.

The Ana Liffey Drug Project is an Equal Opportunities employer.

The Midlands Regional Drugs Task Force is funded under the Department of Health.

Download Job Description

Download Person Specification

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