Remote Advisor

Employer Information

Inspire Wellbeing


T: 028 9032 8474


Addiction NI is the leading alcohol and drug treatment charity in Northern Ireland and is part of the Inspire Group which is the largest mental health and wellbeing charity in Northern Ireland.

Funded by the National Lottery through the Big Lottery Fund, Drink Wise Age Well is a UK-wide programme which aims to influence and inform policy and practice in preventing alcohol misuse among people, aged 50 and over. 

Addiction NI are now recruiting for a Remote Advisor to operate a new over 50s helpline. The helpline will be UK wide and operate 7 days a week. Users will also be offered an enhanced service of up to 4 remote sessions to explore their alcohol use. Successful post holders will be skilled in delivering psychosocial and behaviour change interventions, have knowledge of age-related factors and safeguarding polices, be able to work remotely and cover a 7 day rota schedule including weekends. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a growing and innovative organisation.

Job Title:                                  Remote Advisor

Salary:                                      £23,000 pro rata per annum

Hours of Work:                        37 per week (The core hours of the service are from 2pm until 8pm Monday – Friday and between                                                      12noon and 4pm Saturday & Sunday)
                                                 *Part Time hours will be considered* 
Contract Type:                         Fixed Term, approximately 12 months

Location:                                  Remote Home Working or Office based (Offices located in Omagh, Derry/Londonderry or Belfast)

Full details of the position are contained in the application pack.  Addiction NI reserve the right to shortlist based on both essential and desirable criteria.

Please note if successful at interview, the applicant will have to complete an enhanced disclosure check.

Following the interviews a waiting list will be created for similar posts for a nine month period. These waiting lists may cover permanent, temporary, full-time and part-time posts and where applicable various working patterns and locations.

Closing Date for receipt of application forms is 1:00pm on Friday 25th September 2020.

To apply online or download an application pack, please visit

Please note if you provide an email address on your application form all correspondence regarding the recruitment campaign will be sent via email.

Inspire is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection based on merit.

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