Addiction Response Crumlin: DSP Community Employment Assistant Supervisor (Addiction Practitioner)

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Addiction Response Crumlin CLG

Employer: Addiction Response Crumlin Ltd

Position: DSP Community Employment Assistant Supervisor (Addiction Practitioner)

Weekly hours: 39 hours weekly Monday to Friday

Pay scale: CE DSP Starting Rates (Point 1 salary scale) €22,334.00 per annum.


The main focus of responsibility is to provide support to service users who are struggling with addiction. To work as part of a team through a holistic approach to dealing with the impact of the drug problem within the Dublin 12 area. Experience of key working, care planning, and experience of one to one and group work within the Rehabilitation framework.



  • A relevant 3rd level 6 qualification or professional qualification [Essential]
  • A full clean driving license [Desirable]


  • Diligent and meticulous record keeping.
  • Strong communication and inter-personal skills
  • Strong IT skills with a strong command of Excel, Word and software programmes.
  • Proven organisational skills with the ability to prioritise needs and objectives.
  • Ability to act calmly in emergencies and respond in a professional manner to challenging situations
  • Knowledge of ECass System for recording daily entries.
  • Ability to work within ARC’s structures.


  • Enthusiastic and committed to providing high standards of services for our service users.
  • A team player committed to consultative ways of working.
  • Friendly, approachable and flexible, with a “can do” approach to working.
  • Commitment to working within an environment which promotes Equal Status and has regard for the Health and Safety of others.


  • Working as part of a team delivering an addiction treatment model through CBT,CRA, MI, SMART Recovery, NDRIC protocols, the National Drugs Strategy and other tools; all of which are underpinned by trauma informed practice
  • Engaging with and building a professional trusting relationship with service users; treating individuals with dignity and respect in order to work within the ethos and values of Addiction Response Crumlin
  • Facilitating a wide range of therapeutic groups all of which will be reviewed regularly.
  • Performing tasks related to the day to day running and maintenance of an effective service Participating in a care and case management model within Addiction Response Crumlin e.g. assessment, key working, care planning, transferring of files and sharing of information internally and agreeing handovers to assist service users to progress towards recovery implementing and reviewing individual support plans and updating Database platforms as required
  • To show reasonable flexibility in relation to hours of attendance to meet the needs of the Service users, Work during unsocial hours is sometimes required.
  • Database input daily with the use of platforms e.g., salesforce, ILP,
  • To participate in internal/external meetings, training events and other functions as directed by your line Manager.
  • To participate in annual appraisals, and help in identifying your own job-related development and training needs.
  • To continuously develop the role in conjunction with your line Manager

Please E-mail Cover Letter, Curriculum Vitae and ARC’s Application Form to

Closing Date: Thursday 9th July’2020 at 5pm.

This project is funded by Health Service Executive / Dublin 12 Local Drugs Task Force / DSP Community Employment Services.

Addiction Response Crumlin is an equal opportunities employer

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Application Form 16.17 KB

General Info

Date Entered/Updated
24th Jun, 2020
Dublin 12
Expiry Date
9th Jul, 2020