Engagement Worker - Bath

Salary: £25,119 - £29,777 per annum depending on experience

Hours: Full Time 37.5 x2

Location: St James Parade Bath

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract March 2025

Additional Information: DHI offers up to 31 days paid leave (service related) in addition to statutory holidays, a 7% pension contribution and Employee Assistance Scheme.

The Role

DHI are recruiting an Engagement Worker to join DHI’s Adult Drug and Alcohol Service in B&NES. This is a new and exciting role in the service which will involve lots of partnership working and events management to create liver health events in and around B&NES.

This is a varied and exciting role where every day is different. If you are an energetic, resilient and committed person we will be pleased to hear from you. You will be helping people turn their lives around as part of our busy and experienced Engagement team by providing an exceptional service to anyone approaching DHI for support and modelling DHI values. In a day you could be providing Needle Exchange or outreach interventions, helping someone engage in treatment, supporting clients or their families, or providing training or advice to other professionals. If you enjoy feeling you’ve made a difference every day, this could be the role for you.

About You

At DHI we highly value transferable skills and life experience. If you have good organisational skills, can manage relationships, solve problems, and are resilient, adaptable and flexible then we would love to hear from you.

Your background could be from anywhere where you have needed to apply problem solving and motivational skills. Teaching, ex-armed forces, customer service are all examples of just some professions where we believe these transferable skills are often found, or you may have lived experience.

Our Values

We are an award winning charity that challenges social exclusion by supporting people to achieve their potential and our values underpin this.

If you share DHI’s values of flexibility, stimulation, self- direction and zest for life, then we encourage you to apply.

We look forward to exploring these with you during the interview process should you be successful at the shortlisting stage.

What We Offer

We offer a variety of training to enable the successful candidate to develop and thrive within this role including within motivational interviewing techniques, professional boundaries and housing.

As an employee of DHI, you will have also access to our Employee Assistance Programme, our Cycle Scheme, 26 days paid annual leave/up to 31 days paid leave (service-related) , company pension scheme and Charity Worker Discounts. You will also have the option to take part in DHI’s on-call service which is paid at an additional £100 per week.

Next Steps

If you’d like to know more about the role contact: Jodie Bullock to arrange an informal discussion. Or to apply for the Supported Housing Worker vacancy please follow the link below:

How to Apply

To apply for this role please provide a CV and covering letter and send to recruitment@dhibath.org.uk by midday on 28th June 2024.

Applications will be reviewed and interviews conducted on a rolling basis, vacancies may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.

All applicants are required to submit a covering letter that should address the following questions in no more than 500 words maximum.

  1. State how you meet the requirements within the Person Specification
  2. What do our core values mean to you in relation to this role?

We strongly encourage you to complete our Equality & Diversity monitoring form to help us achieve a diverse workforce. The form does not form part of the selection process. Please also tell us where you saw the post advertised.


Engagement Worker Job Description

DHI Equality and Diversity form

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