Older Person’s Alcohol Worker (Doncaster)

Purpose of the Job

  • Older Persons Alcohol worker will support individuals impacted by increased alcohol use, increased social isolation and loneliness, by delivering a project which focuses on supporting older adults who are using alcohol harmfully
  • To directly intervene with people who use our services in a one-to-one group setting to help them to address their problematic alcohol/drug use or other specific issues.
  • To provide support in the community for individuals and families with the aim of helping them
    to make the positive lifestyle changes that will aid their recovery.
  • To support and signpost individuals and families to engage with other supportive services

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • To review and assess the needs of service users with an alcohol or drug problem within a variety of settings
  • To support service users to improve general health, including dietary needs, personal hygiene,
  • To support service users to improve their social situation, including assistance with housing,
    benefits, accessing community services and budgeting.
  • To work with service users to remove any structural and social barriers to accessing treatment
  • To support individuals and families to access appropriate treatment and recovery services.
  • Keep accurate and confidential records
  • Produce relevant documents and reports in. support of the role
  • Attend and contribute to meetings with other staff and partners

You will need to abide by our Code of Conduct, Health and Safety and HR Policies.   

Project 6 is committed to equality of opportunity for all and to being a safe, healthy, and non-discriminatory employer.   

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£25,200 per year


35 hours per week




fixed term contract until 31/03/2025

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