Working with us

ARA is an exciting organisation to work for. We offer excellent career and personal development opportunities, and the potential to really make a difference to people’s lives.

ARA recognises the quality of care our staff provide to our clients and in turn aims to provide a caring workplace for our staff.

ARA – Staff Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in working for ARA, our staff are at the heart of what we do. We offer a variety of job opportunities in Bristol, Somerset  and South Wales.  We are always looking for committed, enthusiastic people who share our approach and values.

Application packs can be downloaded for the vacancies listed below.

Please click here for an Application Form. Please email this completed to recruitment@recovery4all.co.uk

Gambling Service

Role

To be a member of the ARA Gambling Treatment Services Team. To engage young people and youth-facing professionals in the specified region on the topic of problem gambling. The  role will include upskilling professionals to be able to educate and talk to young people about gambling related harms and to educate young people how to gamble responsibly, dangers of gambling and where to get help if needed. The Young People Worker will contribute to an enthusiastic and friendly local and national team of facilitators working across Britain.

Salary:                         Band 5   £22,067 to £25165  per annum

Posts:                           3 x posts – Cornwall/ Devon x 1 and Wales x 2

Contract/Hours:            Full time

Gambling Service Young People Worker

To apply, please read the Job Description and send your Application Form to recruitment@recovery4all.co.uk

Closing date: 2nd March 2020

For more information please contact Sarah Flourentzou

In return, we offer 25 days’ leave per annum and Bank Holidays, plus an additional one day per year up to 30 days.  ARA, registered charity number 1002224.  ARA is working towards equal opportunities.

Pwrpas y Swydd:

 

Bod yn aelod o Dîm Gwasanaethau Trin Gamblo yr ARA.Ymgysylltu â phobl ifanc a gweithwyr proffesiynol sy’n wynebu pobl ifanc yn y rhanbarth dan sylw ynghylch gamblo problemus. Bydd y rôl yn cynnwys cynyddu sgiliau gweithwyr proffesiynol er mwyn gallu addysgu a siarad â phobl ifanc ynghylch niwed sy’n gysylltiedig â gamblo, ac i addysgu pobl ifanc ynghylch sut i gamblo yn gyfrifol, peryglon gamblo ac o le i gael cymorth os oes angen. Bydd y Gweithiwr Pobl Ifanc yn cyfrannu at dîm lleol a chenedlaethol o hwyluswyr brwdfrydig a chyfeillgar sy’n gweithio ar draws Prydain.

Gweithiwr Pobl Ifanc y Gwasanaeth Gamblo

recruitment@recovery4all.co.uk

Gloucestershire Hospital Inreach Worker

We have an exciting opportunity within the Gloucestershire Drug and Alcohol Service:

  • Hospital Inreach worker (full time – 35 hours per week) – to work with patients with alcohol or drug related issues within Gloucester and Cheltenham hospitals and Change Grow Live hubs. To provide brief interventions and harm reduction advice and to connect patients with Change Grow Live and other community based services. To work more intensively with patients with high health risks and/or complex needs. Working closely with ED and acute wards as well as the Alcohol Liaison Team and other hospital based services. There are two Hospital Inreach worker posts and this one is vacant due to relocation.

Salary : Band 5 initially £22,066.88

Term of role : Initially fixed term until the end of March 2021

Annual leave : 25 days + 1 additional day following each year of service up to maximum of 30 days after 5 years

Other benefits include NEST pension; Death in Service Insurance and access to EAP

Closing date: 9.00am Monday 10th February Interviews w/c 17th February

To apply, please read the Job Description and Person Specification send your Application Form to recruitment@recovery4all.co.uk

An exciting  new role to work with our current prison release worker – this could be a secondment opportunity initially until the end of March 2021

Salary in the region of £22,066.88

As part of Bristol’s comprehensive Rough Sleepers Initiative we are looking for a second PRISON WORKER to work with our current worker with people being released from Bristol and Eastwood Park prisons who are at risk of rough sleeping.

The main purpose of this role is to prevent rough sleeping and homelessness. You will work in close partnership with:

  • Homeless pathway providers and other housing providers
  • Both prison’s Substance Misuse Teams
  • Both prison’s Resettlement teams
  • St Mungos and all providers of services to rough sleepers
  • Bristol City Council
  • Probation
  • One25

Your job will involve:

  • Meeting people in prison prior to their release
  • Working with them to arrange housing
  • Meeting clients at the gate when they are released
  • Accompanying them to housing and other appointments
  • Keeping in touch with clients until they have other support

Closing date Wednesday 19th 12.00 noon Interviews week commencing 24th February

You will need a current DBS and will be vetted by the prison as soon as you are appointed to this job.

Any questions contact: juneclarke@recovery4all.co.uk Phone: 07872838812

To apply, please read the Job Description and Person Specification send your Application Form to recruitment@recovery4all.co.uk

Ara’s Housing Service is part of Bristol ROADS and Bristol Homelessness Prevention pathways

1 x Assistant Housing Support Worker

Salary:                         Band 3 (£17,062 – £19,439) per annum, pro rata

Contract/Hours:            Permanent/Part time (4 days/28 hours per week)

Ara is looking for a committed, flexible person to work as an Assistant Housing Support Worker, providing housing-related support to clients in our substance misuse accommodation and assisting with estates maintenance of Ara accommodation. Working within the principles of Psychologically Informed Environments (PIE), you will support clients around maintaining accommodation, developing recovery capital and increasing independence.

Closing date: Monday 2nd March 12pm

For more information please call Sally Meyrick on 07967 487982

In return, we offer 25 days’ leave per annum (pro rata) and Bank Holidays, plus an additional one day per year up to 30 days.  ARA, registered charity number 1002224.  ARA is working towards equal opportunities.

To apply, please read the Job Description and Person Specification send your Application Form to recruitment@recovery4all.co.uk

Ara’s Housing Service is part of Bristol ROADS and Bristol Homelessness Prevention pathways

1 x Housing Administrator

Salary:                         Band 3 (£17,062 – £19,439) per annum

Contract/Hours:            Permanent/Full time (35 hours per week)

Ara is looking for a positive, enthusiastic person to work as a Housing Administrator within Ara’s Housing Service, providing administrative support including data collection, input, collation, reporting and dealing with enquiries.

Closing date: Monday 2nd March 12pm

For more information please call Sally Meyrick on 07967 487982

To apply, please call 0330 134 0286 or visit www.recovery4all.co.uk

In return, we offer 25 days’ leave per annum and Bank Holidays, plus an additional one day per year up to 30 days.  ARA, registered charity number 1002224.  ARA is working towards equal opportunities.

For more information please call Sally Meyrick on 07967 487982

In return, we offer 25 days’ leave per annum (pro rata) and Bank Holidays, plus an additional one day per year up to 30 days.  ARA, registered charity number 1002224.  ARA is working towards equal opportunities.

To apply, please read the Job Description and Person Specification send your Application Form to recruitment@recovery4all.co.uk

Volunteer Vacancies

Other opportunities

At ARA volunteers play an important role in meeting the needs of a wide range of people with alcohol, drug and gambling dependencies.  We offer a variety of volunteer work opportunities at our offices in Bristol. We are often looking for committed enthusiastic people who share ARA’s approach and values.

If you are interested in volunteering with ARA please complete an application form and return it to, info@recovery4all.co.uk.  Or by post to ARA, Kings Court, King Street, Bristol, BS1 4EF.  If you have any problems downloading information or any questions about working for us, please call 0117 930 0282.

Volunteer Application Form

An opportunity to deliver educational courses based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) techniques supporting a trained CBT therapist for patients struggling with low level depression and anxiety. You will have a qualification in Psychology or Talking Therapies, preferably knowledge of CBT and experience of working in a Primary Care Psychology Service.

LINK TO JOB DESCRIPTION PACK HERE

Providing the first point of contact to clients and professionals alike, a great opportunity to gain experience in administration and reception skills.

LINK TO JOB DESCRIPTION PACK HERE

The ARC Café is run by a dedicated team of staff and volunteers. Volunteers are in recovery and are able to gain skills, experience and training in customer service and food hygiene.

LINK TO JOB DESCRIPTION PACK HERE