Essay on Person Spec Band 5

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PERSON SPECIFICATION
JOB TITLE:
Alcohol Associate Practitioner

Essential Criteria
Means of Assessment
Desirable Criteria
Means of Assessment

Education/Qualifications:
5 GCSE Grade C & above.

And
DANOS mapped courses/ Evidence of specific education or training in substance misuse and/ or a Health and Social Care qualification including RGN/RMN.

Or
Foundation Degree – Assistant Practitioner

Application Form
Interview
References

Education/Qualifications
Relevant professional qualification – RN, youth work, SW. Diploma in Counseling/CBT.

Higher education – Social Science/Bio-science degree.
Training in motivational interviewing/brief interventions.

Application Form
Interview
References

Skills/Knowledge:
Knowledge of issues relating to substance misuse and thorough understanding of the principles of alcohol harm minimization including alcohol detoxification.

Brief interventions.

Ability to communicate effectively using appropriate language and listening skills and liaising with other healthcare professionals

Understanding of confidentiality and diversity issues.
Understanding of issues relating to child protection/vulnerable adults.

Computer literate – able to use data systems and e-mail.

Application Form
Interview
References

Skills/Knowledge:

Experience of delivering CBT based interventions

Counseling/CBT Skills

Application Form
Interview
References

Experience:
Minimum 1 year’s experience of being involved in delivery of health and/or social care.

Work on own initiative and as part of a team.

Application Form
Interview
References

Experience:
Provision of advice and support on health and social issues

Organization and delivery of…