Barca-Leeds is a community based charity. We are an organisation that delivers transformational services to adults, children, young people and families in Leeds, bringing people and services together to better respond to the needs of each individual.

Person specification

An exciting opportunity has become available to become part of the team at one of the best performing drug and alcohol treatment and recovery services in the country. We are looking to appoint a skilled and passionate brief intervention trainer who has a good level of understanding of the impact that drugs and alcohol can have.

About the role

The purpose of this role is to facilitate the delivery of training by the Forward Leeds Brief Intervention Training Team.

The team will provide training around brief interventions for alcohol and drugs across Leeds. The focus of the training is to up skill staff from other services, workplaces and communities into having conversations with people around drug or alcohol use, doing some low-level interventions and knowing how they can support people into accessing help.

The post holder is responsible to the Forward Leeds Brief Intervention Lead Trainer in relation to the performance of their day-to-day duties and for overall individual performance.

The post holder will work closely with other members of the training team and also work in conjunction with the Barca-Leeds Focussed Intervention Team.

The successful applicant will benefit from the following:

  • Flexible Working
  • 28 days annual leave + 8 bank holidays (pro-rata)
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free eye tests
  • 24/7 confidential staff helpline

How to apply

Please visit our website for full details and application pack:

Alternatively, you can request a pack by emailing:

Informal enquiries regarding this job can be made by contacting James Barrie –

Completed applications should be sent to by no later than 9am on Friday 18th June 2021

Applicants should quote the job reference number in the subject header of your e-mail.

Please note

Barca-Leeds is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults. It is the organisation’s policy to require the successful applicant to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Check at a level appropriate to the role, before appointment is confirmed. The disclosure of a criminal conviction will not necessarily exclude candidates from appointment.