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Brynawel Rehab Careers

Current Vacancies

Recovery Worker

Full time maternity leave cover

Brynawel is the leading residential centre for the treatment of alcohol and drug dependencies in Wales. Situated in Llanharan, within the county borough of Rhondda Cynon Taff, the service delivers evidence-based interventions, primarily as part of a residential treatment programme.


Our mission is to be a centre of excellence in the provision of high-quality professional support and assistance for people experiencing alcohol, drug, or other dependency issues.


We have a core rehabilitation programme for adults with substance use disorder. We are also the only not for profit  service provider in Wales to provide a specialist rehabilitation programme for people with alcohol related brain damage (ARBD).


We are looking for a committed individual to join our specialist team. Full induction and training will be given. We are a friendly, enthusiastic team and we are proud to support people from all walks of life in their recovery. This is a fixed term post of 12 months, however the opportunity to obtain a permanent position is possible.


Brynawel are a Real Living Wales employer.


We welcome applications from people who can help us promote equality and diversity in the services we deliver. An interest in the needs of people who experience dependency issues is essential.


Hours are 154.5 hours worked over a calendar month.


To discuss this crucial and highly rewarding role please contact Claire Holloway, Recovery Manager , on or telephone 01443 226864.

Closing date for applications: 14th January 2023

Drug & Alcohol
Care Co-Ordinator (Bank Staff)


We are currently looking for a number of bank staff to join our Drug and Alcohol Care Coordinator team here at Brynawel.

The successful applicant would be expected to support staff with providing daily activities to our clients such as walks, quiz nights, guided meditation and evening groupwork sessions including relapse prevention and discussion groups.

You would need to be available on an ad-hoc basis to cover staff sickness/holidays. The shifts you would be covering include day shifts from 9am to 6pm and night shifts from 6pm to 9am with a sleep in between 11pm and 7am. Our current rate of pay is £10.00 per hour.

We work on a rolling four week rota pattern which covers all shifts, days and nights, and requires weekend work and bank holiday cover.

The offer of this post is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check.

 To apply, please email:



Our Trustees bring a range of different skills and experiences to Brynawel. We are currently wanting to recruit people with a lived experience of addiction. We require dynamic and motivated people who are sympathetic to the aims and objectives of Brynawel. We expect Trustees to contribute actively to the Board by giving strategic direction, setting overall policy; defining goals, and setting targets; evaluating performance, and ensuring the charity’s efficient and effective administration and financial governance.

Trustees are expected to

- Attend up to 10 meetings a year

- Get involved in fixed term projects

- Contribute advice and support on an ad hoc basis\attend events relating to the promotion and development of Brynawel

Trustees hold office for an initial period of three years, with options for the extension of office.

Travel expenses are payable for Board meetings and Brynawel related business.

To discuss this crucial and highly rewarding role please contact Sue Gwyn, Trustee on 07950456227 or via e mail


If you are interested in becoming a Trustee, please e-mail your C.V. and a covering letter to Paul Egan, Vice Chair via email

Volunteering Opportunities
At Brynawel


Brynawel works in partnership with Glamorgan Voluntary Services who support volunteers in accessing voluntary placements.


GVS offers a one-stop resource for information, advice and guidance on all aspects of volunteering.


GVS aims to link the skills, experiences, time and enthusiasm of local people looking to volunteer with Brynawel.

Brynawel Rehab Volunteering

To learn more about how to register with  GVS, please visit their website.

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about Brynawel, our recruiting process and the vacancies we are currently looking to fill, please get in touch.

01443 226 864

or chat with us online

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