We Are With You
We Are With You

Charity registered in Scotland SC040009

We provide free, confidential support to people experiencing issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health

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Recovery Worker - FTC

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Ayr (On site)
  • Closing 19th April 2024

Our service in South Ayrshire is looking for a Recovery Worker to join them in providing high quality recovery care to a diverse client group.

If you are an enthusiastic and creative individual and are passionate about changing people’s lives for the better, we’d love to hear from you.

An exciting, unique and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic individual to join We Are With You as a Recovery Worker as part of our ROADS team. The successful candidate will lead the development of a person-centred continuity of care-based model of long term residential rehabilitation provision for residents of South Ayrshire, in line with the agreed strategic ambition of South Ayrshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership (ADP), and in line with the National Drugs Mission

The successful candidate will:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary and collocated team in South Ayrshire that includes a range of staff, peers and volunteers from third sector and statutory services.
  • Will act as the single point of contact, and coordinate care and support requirements for individuals wishing to access long term residential rehabilitation.
  • Work with the ADP on strategic developments including the long term ambition for residential rehabilitation and non-fatal overdose activities, and attendance at relevant ADP meetings
  • Work collaboratively with a wide range of statutory and third sector partners across the ADP, as well as with internal and external stakeholders, to achieve effective, safe and innovative service provision.

Please note, this is a fixed term contract for 12 months

This role is about:

  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

REQUIRED SKILLS

To be successful in this role you will:

  • have attained SVQ level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • already be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meet the registration requirements
  • have some experience of working in a health, social care, or related setting
  • have a full UK driving licence and access to a vehicle
  • have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • be able to work effectively in a team, supporting others when needed
  • be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise you work
  • have good oral and written communication skills
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be organised and able to manage your time effectively
  • able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion
  • be happy to support other With You locations when needed

We'll give your application priority if you:

  • have previous experience of working with people who misuse substances
  • knowledge of health and safety, including assessing client in high-risk situations

You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced PVG check.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

A full job description and person specification is available on request.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

Diversity Statement

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

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BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to a Blue Light Card - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
  • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period

Should you be successful in your application, you will be required to provide 3 years worth of references and where applicable, will need to undergo an enhanced DBS/PVG check.

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Community Links Worker

  • Part time
  • £26,814.3 pro-rata
  • Renfrewshire (On site)
  • Closing 17th April 2024

Our team in Renfrewshire are recruiting for a Community Links Worker, to join them in providing high quality care to a diverse client group.

As a Community Links Worker, you will be at the forefront of helping people in Renfrewshire to improve their health and wellbeing.

If you are an enthusiastic and creative individual and are passionate about changing people’s lives for the better, we’d love to hear from you.

This position is based in Paisley but travel will be required throughout Renfrewshire. Working hours for this position will be Monday - Wednesday, 22.5 hours per week. Please note, the salary advertised will be pro-rated for the part-time hours.

This a fixed term opportunity until 31/01/2025.

Our Community Link Workers are uniquely placed third sector workers operating within GP Practices in areas of high deprivation, where people are experiencing health inequalities. Through 1:1 support appointments and small group work we help people change their lives for the better. It is all about getting the right support to people at the right time. This role is for you if you really care, are proactive, and are great at making community connections and love working with people to find solutions

Whilst we are not medical staff, we bring a unique skill set and a third sector perspective that complements the work of the multidisciplinary team in the GP Practice. We support people to tackle their health and wellbeing problems and connect with community support services. Common reasons for referral to our service include low level mental health difficulties, problems with housing, poverty, relationships and bereavement.

This is an integral role for WithYou - as a frontline worker, you will deliver continuity of care through effective partnership working, delivery of interventions and key work responsibilities.

REQUIRED SKILLS

You will be a compassionate and motivated individual, with the ability to connect quickly with the people we support, treating them respectfully and with dignity. To be successful in this role, you will have:

  • SVQ level 3 Social Services and Healthcare or SVQ level 3 Community Development
  • Knowledge and experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances including mental health difficulties
  • Ability to work in a structured service, to follow a service model and collect information about the impact of the service
  • Extensive effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis, including the ability to learn and use recognised therapeutic techniques
  • Knowledge about the impact of poverty and health inequalities on health and wellbeing
  • Ability to establish professional relationships with multiple stakeholders; i.e. GP Practice teams, Social Work, Mental Health Services and Money Advice Services
  • Evidence of creating and maintaining community connections and networking abilities
  • Experience of working independently, whilst upholding the policy and procedures of the organisation
  • Ability to organise own workload and appointment system and use time efficiently to deliver a targeted number of appointments

DESIRABLE SKILLS

A full job description will be provided upon request

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

With You is also a Disability Confident Employer and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to a Blue Light Card - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
  • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period

Should you be successful in your application, you will be required to provide 3 years' worth of references and where applicable, will need to undergo an enhanced DBS/PVG check.

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Access and Engagement Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,687 pro-rata
  • Galashiels (On site)
  • Closing 5th April 2024

Our team in Galashiels is recruiting for an Access and Engagement Worker to join them in providing high quality recovery care to a diverse client group. This role will focus on access and engagement for people coming into the service. If you are an enthusiastic and creative individual and are passionate about changing people’s lives for the better, we’d love to hear from you.

This is a part time role, working 20 hours per week from Monday to Thursday.

Our Access and Engagement Workers act as a first point of contact for our clients, to ensure that they are able to access appropriate services and treatment efficiently and promptly. You will work as part of a dedicated service team and work in close partnership with other health care professionals, partner agencies, service commissioners and clinical/mental health teams to ensure that those accessing our services receive prompt advice and treatment. You’ll be joining a team with clients at the forefront of everything they do, with the core aim of improving access to appropriate services for those who are needing our support.

This is an integral role for With You - as a frontline worker, you will deliver continuity of care through effective partnership working and a commitment to provide high levels of support. You will help to maintain an effective information service for clients, connecting quickly with the people we support and treating them respectfully and with dignity.

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant, we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

With You is also a Disability Confident Employer and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

REQUIRED SKILLS

You will be a compassionate and motivated individual, with an exceptional ability to build meaningful relationships. We’re looking for demonstrable experience working within the health, social care, criminal justice or other specialist setting, ideally with those with substance misuse issues. A successful track record of providing efficient and reliable customer service is essential.

You will be highly organised, with excellent communication skills and able to manage your time effectively, working as part of a team to ensure a high quality service is maintained. Above all, we are looking for someone who is passionate about what we do, with a positive and engaging approach to our clients and key stakeholders.

A driving licence is required for this role.

A full job description and person specification is available on request.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

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Service Administrator - Scottish Borders

  • Part time
  • £21,255 pro-rata
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 5th April 2024

Our team in Galashiels is seeking an experienced Administrator, to provide a comprehensive and efficient administrative and support function to the wider team. Do you pride yourself on great organisation skills, with an eye for detail and a methodical ‘can do’ attitude? If yes, then we would love to hear from you.

This is a part time role, working 10 hours per week across Tuesday and Thursday.

With You is all about working with our clients to find the right path for them to get back to where they want to be, and you will be joining an amazing team of people who go the extra mile to make that happen. Working within one of our services is always busy, sometimes challenging but always rewarding. We work collaboratively to provide the best support and treatment to anyone who needs it.

As part of this role, you will:

  • Undertake planning and administrative duties to support the effective delivery of services
  • Support the management team in maintaining high levels of data quality and information management
  • Maintain and create recordkeeping systems as required
  • Support the wider team to meet local health & safety requirements; - to include acting as a point of contact, to ensure the safety and security of staff and others is maintained at all times when allowing callers entry into the building
  • Ensure that our reception area is effectively managed and clients are greeted in a professional and timely manner.

REQUIRED SKILLS

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a successful track record of providing an efficient and reliable administrative support
  • Have knowledge and understanding of work based Health and Safety issues
  • Have demonstrable experience of working in an office environment
  • Have the ability to build effective relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Possess the ability to manage competing/ con?icting demands, under own initiative managing own workload
  • Have the ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Possess excellent IT and minute taking skills

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to a Blue Light Card - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
  • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period

Should you be successful in your application, you will be required to provide 3 years' worth of references and where applicable, will need to undergo a PVG check.

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Young Persons Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,687 – £24,000
  • G66 1XF, Kirkintilloch
  • Closing 24th January 2024

We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join our excellent Young Person's Substance Misuse team in East Dunbartonshire. Our Young Persons Worker teams offer vital support, training, and education to young people in their locality. They work with other agencies and professionals to safeguard their young clients, working with their families too where appropriate.

If you are an enthusiastic and creative individual and are passionate about changing young people’s lives for the better, we’d love to hear from you.

The work can be challenging but it's always rewarding and at With You, you'll be part of an amazing team making a real difference to people's lives.

This exciting role is an opportunity to join East Dunbartonshire's Young Persons’ service. You will work predominantly with young people who are aged between 11 – 25 years and are using drugs and/or alcohol or at risk of doing so in the future. Young people engaging with the service will often be experiencing complex difficulties. These may include concerns around mental health, safeguarding, homelessness, offending and chaotic substance use. The post also provides training for other professionals.

This role will require you to deliver group work in schools and community settings focussing on risk taking behaviours and substance use. You will work creatively with a diverse range of young people with varied behaviours and learning styles and will be connecting with hard to reach adolescents through adaptable and enthusiastic delivery of our evidenced based programmes.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic person, with knowledge of drugs and alcohol who is passionate about developing expertise in harm reduction and improving support and health outcomes for young people in East Dunbartonshire. Applicants should have excellent communication skills and experience of working with young people aged 11 - 25, particularly in a group setting.

The role is community-based so access to a vehicle is preferable for this position.

You will play a vital part in supporting young people in the East Dunbartonshire area. You will regularly see clients in various places within the community from schools, care homes to our office.

Diversity Statement

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

REQUIRED SKILLS

To be able to do this job successfully, you will have:

  • a qualification and/or experience in substance misuse, mental health, psychology, nursing or youth work
  • experience of working with young people between the ages of 11 - 25
  • excellent relationship building skills with a range of people from a wide variety of backgrounds
  • the ability to work effectively on your own and as part of a team, sharing your skills knowledge and experience
  • good organisational skills to be able to manage your time effectively, prioritising your work and being able to cope with the pressure of competing demands
  • excellent written and oral communication skills, including engaging delivery of presentations
  • the ability to record and maintain accurate case details and in a timely manner
  • effective IT skills, able to use different packages and digital media
  • a strong understanding of alcohol and drug misuse
  • experience of working within Children's Social Care

This role is subject to a satisfactory references and PVG check.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

A full job description can be provided upon request.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Ayr
  • Closing 7th January 2024

Our service in South Ayrshire is looking for a Recovery Worker to join them in providing high quality recovery care to a diverse client group. If you are an enthusiastic and creative individual and are passionate about changing people’s lives for the better, we’d love to hear from you.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

The post is with the Connect4Change Service who provide multidisciplinary intensive, flexible, and assertive outreach support for vulnerable people who:

  • are 16+ and a resident of South Ayrshire
  • may be disengaging from core alcohol or drugs services
  • and / or have had recent contact with emergency services due to their alcohol and drug use
  • and / or have experienced a recent non-fatal overdose

This role is about:

  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

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Recovery Workers

  • Full time
  • £22,687 – £31,762
  • Glasgow, G40 2QL
  • Closing 3rd January 2024

We are looking for enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Workers who are motivated to work as part of a thriving and diverse team, ensuring recovery opportunities are available for individuals at any point in their recovery journey. You will strive to work collaboratively with partners and communities, ensuring that we are as accessible as possible and that the principles of a Recovery Oriented System of Care and true person centred practice are at the heart of all that we do.

Our vibrant and busy Glasgow Hubs provide support to people concerned about their own or someone else's alcohol or drug use. We have a service base in Maryhill and one in Bridgeton but much of our work is carried out in the local community.

We work with people at all stages on their journey providing both one to one appointments and group work. We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

You will work as part of a team with the aims of:

  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

Diversity Statement

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

Required Skills

We are looking for positive and motivated candidates who are able to communicate with a wide range of people and in different settings. You will also be organised with excellent time management skills.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • have attained SVQ level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • already be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meet the registration requirements
  • have some experience of working in a health, social care, or related setting
  • have knowledge and understanding of delivering evidence-based interventions
  • have experience of delivering group work, specifically in outreach and community settings
  • knowledge of health and safety, including assessing clients in high-risk situations
  • have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise you work
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion and be happy to support other With You locations when needed

Ideally you will also have previous experience of working or volunteering with people who misuse substances. We welcome applications from those with lived experience.

You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced PVG check.

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Community Links Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,000
  • Paisley, Renfrewshire
  • Closing 22nd December 2023

Our team in Renfrewshire are recruiting for a Community Links Worker, to join them in providing high quality care to a diverse client group. As a Community Links Worker, you will be at the forefront of helping people in Renfrewshire to improve their health and wellbeing. If you are an enthusiastic and creative individual and are passionate about changing people’s lives for the better, we’d love to hear from you.

Our Community Link Workers are uniquely placed third sector workers operating within GP Practices in areas of high deprivation, where people are experiencing health inequalities. We work with the entire patient population aged 18 and above. Through 1:1 support appointments and small group work we help people change their lives for the better. It is all about getting the right support to people at the right time. This role is for you if you really care, are very proactive, are great at making community connections and love working with people to find solutions.

Whilst we are not medical staff, we bring a unique skill set and a third sector perspective that complements the work of the multidisciplinary team in the GP Practice. We support people to tackle their health and wellbeing problems and connect with community support services. Common reasons for referral to our service include low level mental health difficulties, problems with housing, poverty, relationships and bereavement.

This is an integral role for With You - as a frontline worker, you will deliver continuity of care through effective partnership working, delivery of interventions and key work responsibilities. We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

This position is based in Paisley but travel will be required throughout Renfrewshire. Working hours for this position will be Monday - Friday, 30 - 37.5 hours per week.

This a fixed term opportunity until 30/06/2024.

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Sessional Recovery Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 17th December 2023

Our East Ayrshire Recovery Service are looking for a Sessional Recovery Worker to join them in providing high quality recovery support to people in East Ayrshire. You will be working as part of an experienced and motivated team, supporting our work at the Rapid Access to Drug and Alcohol Recovery (RADAR) service offering assessment and access to drug and alcohol services across East Ayrshire.

If you are an enthusiastic and creative individual and are passionate about changing people’s lives for the better, we’d love to hear from you.

As a Recovery Worker supporting the RADAR service, you will be the first point of contact for people in their recovery journey, providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse and their families. You will work as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

This role will be worked on a sessional basis, with average working hours of between 15-20 per week. Your working pattern will be agreed with your line manager but will include a minimum of two full week days.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Ayr
  • Closing 8th November 2023

If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we're looking for.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry our and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

The post is with the Connect4Change Service who multidisciplinary intensive, flexible, and assertive outreach support for vulnerable people who:

  • Are 16+ and resident of South Ayrshire
  • may be disengaging from core alcohol or drugs services
  • and / or have had recent contact with emergency services due to their alcohol and drug use
  • and / or have experienced a recent non-fatal overdose

This role is about:

  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care
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Recovery Worker - STAR

  • Full time
  • £25,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th November 2023

If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we're looking for.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

We are looking to recruit a Recovery Worker to join our newly commissioned STAR service based in Glasgow. WithYou has been commissioned to deliver this new city-wide service as part of a 'Test of Change’ programme.

The aim of the service is to support individuals, across Glasgow, who have been assessed by ADRS as stable and progressing well in their recovery. They are likely to be prescribed ORT/protective medication and will require no further ADRS input apart from prescription management and so will be transferred to the new STAR service to manage their ongoing support.

The service user support will focus on providing regular recovery check-ins and linking people with the most appropriate services. The STAR Recovery Workers are responsible for managing large caseloads rather than delivering PSI/group work.This is a fantastic opportunity for experienced Recovery Workers who are looking for a new challenge, who have strong organisational skills, good local community knowledge and excel at partnership working.

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Family Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Ayr
  • Closing 8th November 2023

We are recruiting for a compassionate and approachable Family Worker, to provide information and advice to families in relation to substance misuse and its impact on the family. If you are looking for a role where you will make a tangible difference to the lives of those affected by substance misuse, we’d love to hear from you.

The postholder will work as part of an integrated network of dedicated professionals, supporting families affected by parent/carer substance misuse. As part of this role, you will offer family focussed interventions which reduce the impact of substance misuse in families, particularly on children and young people, whilst working to raise awareness of and improve access to appropriate services. It will be vital for you to develop strong and positive relationships with service users and their families, whilst managing an active caseload and ensuring continuity of care.

You will have demonstrable experience of working in the health, social care or family setting, with the ability to connect quickly with service users and families. It is important that you are self-motivated and resilient, as well as comfortable working alone and on a one to one basis. Working knowledge of substance misuse would be advantageous but we are open to conversations with all applicants who have a passion for working with families. Above all, we are looking for someone who is empathetic and values-driven and has the drive to make real changes, using a positive and engaging approach.

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Community Links Worker - FTC

  • Full time
  • £26,814
  • Paisley
  • Closing 29th September 2023

As a Community Link Workers, you can be at the forefront of helping people in Renfrewshire improve their health and wellbeing. It is all about getting the right support to people at the right time. This role is for you if you really care; if you are very proactive; if you are great at making community connections and love working with people to find solutions.

Community Link Workers work from within GP Practises. Through 1:1 support appointments and small group work we help people change their lives for the better.

We are recruiting for 1 full time Community Link Workers to work in Paisley. Working hours are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday (9am - 5pm) and Thursday (12pm - 8pm)

Please be advised that the role is a fixed term contract until June 2024.

Community Link Workers are uniquely placed third sector workers operating within GP Practises. We work with the entire patient population aged 16 and above.

Whilst we are not medical staff, we bring a unique skill set and a third sector perspective that complements the work of the multidisciplinary team in the GP Practice. We support people to tackle their health and wellbeing problems and connect with community support services.

Common reasons for referral to our service include low level mental health difficulties, problems with housing, poverty, relationships and bereavement.

Our Community Link Workers are based in GP Practises in areas of high deprivation, where people are experiencing health inequalities.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • SVQ level 3 Social Services and Healthcare or SVQ level 3 Community Development
  • Meets the requirements for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council
  • Knowledge and experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances including mental health difficulties
  • Ability to work in a structured service, to follow a service model and collect information about the impact of the service
  • Extensive effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis, including the ability to learn and use recognised therapeutic techniques Knowledge about the impact of poverty and health inequalities on health and wellbeing
  • Ability to establish professional relationships with multiple stakeholders; i.e. GP Practice teams, Social Work, Mental Health Services and Money Advice Services
  • Evidence of creating and maintaining community connections and networking abilities
  • Experience of working independently, whilst upholding the policy and procedures of the organisation
  • Ability to organise own workload and appointment system and use time efficiently to deliver a targeted number of appointments

DESIRABLE SKILLS

A full job description is available upon request

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role. With You is also Disability Confident Committed and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

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Sessional Recovery Worker (Scotland)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Ayr
  • Closing 10th August 2023

Are you looking for a rewarding new opportunity that helps improve people's lives? Read on to find out how you can join us as a Recovery Worker.

If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we're looking for.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team as a Recovery Worker.

About this job

You will work as part of a team with the aims of:

  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan that they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care

We welcome applications for this Recovery Worker role from candidates with experience in the following areas: Caseworker, Flexible Working, Support Worker, Care Planning, Healthcare, Substance Misuse, Social Care, Communication Skills, IT, SVQ Level 3, ONC.

Diversity statement

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role. With You is also Disability Confident Committed and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

Benefits:

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to a Blue Light Card - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
  • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period

Essential Skills:

To be successful in this Recovery Worker role, you will:

  • have attained SVQ level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • already be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meet the registration requirements
  • have some experience of working in a health, social care, or related setting
  • have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • be able to work effectively in a team, supporting others when needed
  • be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise you work
  • have good oral and written communication skills
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be organised and able to manage your time effectively
  • able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion
  • be happy to support other With You locations when needed

You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced PVG check.

Desired Skills:

We'll give your application priority if you:

  • have previous experience of working with people who misuse substances
  • knowledge of health and safety, including assessing clients in high-risk situations

About Company:

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

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Community Links Worker (Part-time)

  • Part time
  • £25,000 – £36,250 pro-rata
  • Taynuilt
  • Closing 1st August 2023

As a Community Link Workers, you can be at the forefront of helping people improve their health and wellbeing. It is all about getting the right support to people at the right time. This role is for you if you really care; if you are very proactive; if you are great at making community connections and love working with people to find solutions.

Community Link Workers work from within GP Practises. Through 1:1 support appointments and small group work we help people change their lives for the better.

We are recruiting for 1 part time (22.5 hours) Community Link Worker to work in the Taynuilt Practice (with 2 days in the Practice and 1 day home working). The service is provided Monday - Friday within GP Practice hours. It is a great time to join the growing workforce of Community Link Workers in Scotland. You’ll be joining a team that reports high levels of job satisfaction, great morale, and having access to excellent training opportunities.

Community Link Workers are uniquely placed third sector workers operating within GP Practises. We work with the patient population aged 18 and above. Whilst we are not medical staff, we bring a unique skill set and a third sector perspective that complements the work of the multidisciplinary team in the GP Practice. We support people to tackle their health and wellbeing problems and connect with community support services.

Common reasons for referral to our service include low level mental health difficulties, problems with housing, money, relationships and bereavement. Our goal is to effectively support those individuals who have non-medical needs to make changes and in doing so to reduce the demand on the GP services for non medical issues. The role requires you to work as part of a dispersed team with independence and confidence. We invest in our staff and you will have a thorough induction, great training opportunities and easy access to management support.

Diversity Statement

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role. With You is also Disability Confident Committed and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

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Community Link Worker

  • Full time
  • £26,814
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st July 2023

As a Community Link Workers, you can be at the forefront of helping people in Glasgow improve their health and wellbeing. It is all about getting the right support to people at the right time. This role is for you if you really care; if you are very proactive; if you are great at making community connections and love working with people to find solutions.

Community Link Workers work from within GP Practises. Through 1:1 support appointments and small group work we help people change their lives for the better. We are recruiting for 2 full time (2 x 37.5 hours) Community Link Workers to work in Glasgow, or the equivalent in part time posts. Please specify your preference for full or part time in your covering letter. The service is provided Monday - Friday within GP Practice hours.

Please be advised the roles are initially offered on a fixed term contract to 31st March 2024; with the potential for a permanent position dependent on contract renewal.

Community Link Workers are uniquely placed third sector workers operating within GP Practises. We work with the entire patient population aged 16 and above.

Whilst we are not medical staff, we bring a unique skill set and a third sector perspective that complements the work of the multidisciplinary team in the GP Practice. We support people to tackle their health and wellbeing problems and connect with community support services.

Common reasons for referral to our service include low level mental health difficulties, problems with housing, poverty, relationships and bereavement.

Our Community Link Workers are based in GP Practises in areas of high deprivation, where people are experiencing health inequalities.

Our goal is to effectively support those individuals who have non-medical needs to make changes and in doing so to reduce the demand on the GP services for non medical issues. The role requires you to work as part of a dispersed team with independence and confidence. We invest in our staff and you will have a thorough induction, great training opportunities and easy access to management support.

Diversity statement

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role. With You is also Disability Confident Committed and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

Benefits:

What we offer

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to a Blue Light Card - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
  • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period

Essential Skills:

  • SVQ level 3 Social Services and Healthcare or SVQ level 3 Community Development
  • Meets the requirements for registration with the Scottish Social Services Council
  • Knowledge and experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances including mental health difficulties
  • Ability to work in a structured service, to follow a service model and collect information about the impact of the service
  • Extensive effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis, including the ability to learn and use recognised therapeutic techniques Knowledge about the impact of poverty and health inequalities on health and wellbeing
  • Ability to establish professional relationships with multiple stakeholders; i.e. GP Practice teams, Social Work, Mental Health Services and Money Advice Services
  • Evidence of creating and maintaining community connections and networking abilities
  • Experience of working independently, whilst upholding the policy and procedures of the organisation
  • Ability to organise own workload and appointment system and use time efficiently to deliver a targeted number of appointments

About Company:

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

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Recovery Worker (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £22,687 – £30,250
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 28th June 2023

If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we're looking for.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

About this job

You will work as part of a team with the aims of:

  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care

REQUIRED SKILLS

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • have attained SVQ level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • already be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meet the registration requirements
  • have an understanding of the issues and challenges people with substance misuse experience
  • have some experience of working in a health, social care or related setting
  • have knowledge and understanding of delivering evidence-based interventions
  • have experience of delivering group work, specifically in outreach and community settings
  • knowledge of health and safety, including assessing clients in high-risk situations
  • have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • be able to work effectively in a team, supporting others when needed
  • be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise you work
  • have good oral and written communication skills
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be organised and able to manage your time effectively
  • able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion
  • be happy to support other With You locations when needed

You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced PVG check.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

A full job description will be available upon request

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role. With You is also Disability Confident Committed and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (change holiday entitlement where required)
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to a Blue Light Card - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
  • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period
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Specialist Harm Reduction Worker (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £22,687 – £30,250
  • Fife
  • Closing 1st July 2023

Do you want to play a fundamental role in supporting and reducing drug and alcohol related harm? If you can work collaboratively, and are committed to training and informing local practitioners on supporting service users, and you are experiencing in managing a case load, assessing risk and ensuring a safe environment, this could be your perfect role.

Our Fife Harm Reduction service works with people across Fife to reduce drug and alcohol related harms. We operate from a fixed site in Leven and provide outreach across The Kingdom. We offer a range of services including access to sterile injecting equipment, safer injecting advice and information, safer drug use advice. overdose prevention, Naloxone provision, BBV testing and assertive Linkage into other services

We are looking for a Specialist Harm Reduction Worker who will work both within our fixed site in Leven and deliver outreach interventions in the Community.

The Specialist Harm Reduction Worker role is key to the delivery of an integrated service through the provision of assessment, recovery planning, appropriate referral, support, care co-ordinations and interventions. You will carry out assessments, as required and making appropriate onward referrals to specialist agencies, applying effective partnership working to deliver continuity of care.

Your organisation skills will assist you in managing an active caseload, providing structured brief harm reduction interventions and/or other psychosocial and pharmacotherapy interventions. Key to the role is the ability to assess and manage risk ensuring a safe and appropriate environment for all through active risk prevention, give advice on health and social wellbeing in both group and one to one settings.

As part of your role, you will support and train relevant local practitioners including Doctors, Nurses, Social workers and other allied professions; raising awareness, giving advice and guidance, addressing stigma, ensuring care standards are maintained and service users receive a sympathetic and integrated approach.

Your collaborative working skills will enable you to effectively co-produce, monitor and review recovery care plans, and you will record and maintain service user statistics/data/case notes. If you have the drive to support services and interventions to make a real difference in the lives of those struggling with drug and alcohol related harm, we’d love to hear from you.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • SVQ level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • Successful track record of working with substance misuse service users
  • Experience of working in the health, social care, criminal justice or other specialist setting for at least a minimum of 2 years
  • Knowledge and understanding of health and safety, including assessing high-risk situations for service users
  • Ability to build effective relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work effectively within a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Ability to work autonomously and make reasoned decisions without immediate managerial guidance
  • Good written and oral communication skills:
  • IT skills, including Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and digital media
  • Knowledge and understanding of harm minimisation interventions

DESIRABLE SKILLS

A full job description will be available upon request

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role. With You is also Disability Confident Committed and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (change holiday entitlement where required)
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to a Blue Light Card - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
  • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period
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Community Engagement Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £25,000 – £36,250
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 15th June 2023

If you are passionate about engaging with communities to support people during difficult times in their life and have experience of leading a team of people to do just that, then this might be the job you have been waiting for!

Our vibrant and busy service in North West Glasgow provides support to people concerned about their own or someone else's alcohol or drug use. We have a service base in Maryhill but much of our work is carried out in the local community. We work with people at all stages on their journey providing both one to one appointments and group work.

We are looking for a motivated, experienced and hard-working Community Engagement Coordinator to join our thriving and diverse team, ensuring recovery opportunities are available for individuals at any point in their recovery journey. You will strive to work collaboratively with partners and communities, ensuring that we are as accessible as possible and that the principles of a Recovery Oriented System of Care and true person centred practice are at the heart of all that we do. You will promote We Are With You Community Engagement Projects involving Project Volunteers, Recovery Champions, Peer Mentors and the wider community. You will recruit, train, supervise and support members of the team to ensure an excellent service is provided

About the job

You will have responsiblity for recruiting, training, managing and making the very best use of our volunteers including Recovery Champions, Students, Peer Mentors and Peer Supporters across the services you support.

To get the most from our volunteers you will understand where they can offer most value, whether that is working within our own services or supporting local partner agencies. You will represent your team's aims and objectives across our organisation, working with other specialist areas to secure funding for your work and promote your successes.

Researching, designing and delivering training to our volunteers is a really important part of this role too, ensuring they have the skills and knowledge needed to deliver what we ask of them.

REQUIRED SKILLS

To be able to carry out this job successfully you will:

  • hold a Volunteer Management Qualification (or commitment to complete one within 18 months) or SQV Level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • hold a training qualification and experience of designing and delivering training
  • have experience of working in health or social care for a minimum of 2 years
  • be a successful team manager, able to develop people to acheive their goals
  • have experience of working in partnership with a range of statutory and non-statutory agencies
  • have a knowledge and understanding of health and safety and managing high risk situations
  • have an understanding of the issues facing those who misuse substances, the harm these can cause and the treatment available
  • be able to work under pressure and prioritise, even when faced with conflicting demands
  • be able to work effectively in a team and build successful working relationships, using the network you have built to support your work
  • be able to travel to visit With You sites when required
  • have good written and oral communication skills
  • be comfortable using IT packages and digital media

This role requires a satisfactory enhanced DBS certificate.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

A full job description is available upon request

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

As an organisation, we continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the diverse voices and experiences of our staff. We know that representing the communities we serve is key to us meeting our goals of radically improving people's lives. We welcome the unique contributions that you can bring and we encourage people from underrepresented communities and backgrounds to apply to join our team, including people with lived experience, people with disabilities, people from racialised communities, LGBTQ+ people and armed forces veterans.

As part of our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant we provide a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates that are veterans and meet all the essential criteria for a role. With You is also Disability Confident Committed and we offer a guaranteed interview scheme for candidates with a disability and meet all the essential criteria for a role.

If you have a disability, a learning difficulty such as dyslexia or a medical condition which you believe may affect your performance during any aspect of our selection process, we’ll be happy to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to perform at your best.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays (change holiday entitlement where required)
  • 2 days paid volunteer leave per year
  • Auto-enrollment into We Are With You’s pension scheme
  • Access to a Blue Light Card - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands
  • Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing
  • We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period
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Substance Misuse Nurse

  • Full time
  • £26,500 – £34,500
  • South Ayrshire
  • Closing 31st May 2023

Are you looking for a rewarding new opportunity that helps improve people's lives? We are recruiting for a Registered Nurse to join our fantastic team.

We need your passion and dedication to help us change the lives of the people we support. You will be part of a dynamic team who will value your input and ideas. Our clients will be benefit from your clinical skill set, experience and knowledge as you empower them to overcome their personal challenges. We truly believe that education is a powerful tool, we are continuously learning how our clients want to be supported and reflecting on ways to improve our services.

This is an extremely rewarding role, one from which you will have the opportunity to be part of a patients journey from end to end. We are certain this role will remind you of why you chose nursing as a career pathway.

Job Purpose

As our Substance Misuse Nurse, you will provide a range of Health and Wellbeing, and harm reduction interventions to service users in accordance with the agreed model of service delivery. You will deliver high standards of nursing care to substance misusers and be responsible for the assessment of care needs, development, implementation and evaluation of programmes of care.

Main Responsibilities

You will be an advocate for our patients, working closely with them to identify the physical, psychological, spiritual and social support they need. The postholder will work flexibly providing a high standard of nursing care in a variety of settings, promoting the health and well-being of service users whilst maintaining a safe, caring and therapeutic environment. As a Substance Misuse Nurse you will participate as an active member of the nursing and multi-disciplinary teams, accountable for your practice, and work in partnership with other health care professionals, psycho-social case managers, patients and others in the delivery of care.

You will support the delivery of specific healthcare clinics or groups, designed to support and educate clients, providing them with practical tools to overcome life’s challenges, this will include pre-session planning and post-session evaluation.

REQUIRED SKILLS

Essential Criteria

  • Registered Nurse with Valid registration via the NMC
  • Completed pre-registration Registered Nurse training
  • Demonstrable experience of comprehensive assessment of need including risk assessments
  • Knowledge of safe storage, handling and administration of drugs in particular controlled drugs
  • Knowledge and understanding of NMC code of conduct
  • Knowledge of risk assessment and management and its implementation
  • Understanding of the roles, responsibilities and structures of agencies involved in responding to drug and alcohol issues
  • Demonstrable ability to work constructively with a wide variety of groups and individuals in a range of settings and work roles

DESIRABLE SKILLS

Desirable Criteria

  • Studied to Degree Level
  • Post basic study covering substance misuse and blood borne viruses
  • Qualified to perform immunisation and vaccinations
  • Mentorship Course/ENB 998 or equivalent or willingness to undertake
  • Minimum 12 months post registration experience
  • Evidence of personal and professional development in nursing since registration
  • Relevant healthcare experience working within substance misuse
  • Experience of delivering nursing interventions in a community setting
  • Experience in delivering structured psychosocial interventions
  • Knowledge and awareness about current developments in drug and alcohol issues
  • Thorough awareness of drugs and their effects, models of intervention and treatment, relevant legislation and issues and debates in the drugs and alcohol field
  • Experience of planning and providing harm reduction initiatives and recovery solutions in a substance misuse setting

If working in prison setting:

  • Relevant health care experience in a forensic or secure setting
  • Experience of using Methosoft dispensing systems
  • Experience of using SystmOne
  • Relevant health care experience in a forensic or secure setting

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

BENEFITS

There are a number of staff benefits of working for We Are With You that include:

  • 28 days holiday plus a bank holiday allowance (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Enhanced employer pension contribution
  • Life assurance benefit scheme
  • Flexible working patterns to help with work life balance
  • Diverse package of training and development opportunities
  • 24/7 access to employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme

We have an excellent Refer a Friend scheme which offers you a £500 bonus for any recommendations, any role! Our scheme allows you to recommend your friends and family to work with us and earn a £500 bonus payment for every successful referral you make. Please note, the Refer a Friend scheme is only applicable if your recommended friend completes their 6 months probation period

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Bid Writer

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £40,000
  • Home Based in Scotland
  • Closing 21st April 2023

WithYou is a hugely successful charity that provides innovative support to people who are experiencing issues with drugs, alcohol and mental health via a wide range of services across Scotland and England. WithYou’s impressive Scottish region started delivering services in 2004 and has grown to include critical services including Community Link services, rural outreach, virtual and in-person drug and alcohol services, Naloxone training and supply, young person and family support, and education and employment projects. WithYou in Scotland is supported by a Council for Scotland who have been chosen for their expertise and commitment to the work of the charity.

WithYou is a trusted partner to a wide range of funders, including the Scottish Government, Local Authorities, and the NHS, and the ongoing availability of their crucial services relies on the exceptional work of their business development directorate.

The Role:

We are looking to attract a passionate, committed Bid Writer to:

• Lead on writing high-quality, compelling, and innovative responses in tenders and statutory funding applications which represent WithYou’s work

• Fully interrogate and understand tender requirements, and develop winning bid strategies which align with the organisation’s delivery models, strengths, and practice

• Assimilate complex information and articulate it clearly, as well as develop concepts into creative and innovative ideas.

The Person:

We would like to invite applications from candidates who can demonstrate their experience writing high-quality responses for competitive tendering and/or statutory funding applications in the third or public sector. Equally, we want a team member who shares WithYou’s core values and is keen to work collaboratively across the organisation to achieve the charity’s objectives.

Further information:

WithYou offers benefits to help attract and retain the best talent, including:

28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

2 days paid volunteer leave per year

Auto-enrollment into WithYou’s pension scheme, with 6% employer pension contribution

Access to our Rewards Voucher Scheme - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands

Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing.

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Bid Manager

  • Full time
  • £45,000 – £50,000
  • Home based in Scotland
  • Closing 21st April 2023

WithYou is a hugely successful charity that provides innovative support to people who are experiencing issues with drugs, alcohol and mental health via a wide range of services across Scotland and England. WithYou’s impressive Scottish region started delivering services in 2004 and has grown to include critical services including Community Link services, rural outreach, virtual and in-person drug and alcohol services, Naloxone training and supply, young person and family support, and education and employment projects. WithYou in Scotland is supported by a Council for Scotland who have been chosen for their expertise and commitment to the work of the charity.

WithYou is a trusted partner to a wide range of funders, including the Scottish Government, Local Authorities, and the NHS, and the ongoing availability of their crucial services relies on the exceptional work of their business development directorate.

To support the ongoing success of the organisation’s development in Scotland, we are looking for a committed Bid Manager.

The Role:

Working in partnership with the Commercial and Operations Directors to deliver the development strategy for Scotland

Line management and development of a Bid Writer who works on Scottish regional bids

Project management of internal stakeholders, including clinical, operations and finance subject matter experts, to develop service models, budgets, and win themes

Overseeing the production of winning tenders and holding responsibility for the Scotland bid pipeline in line with the overall strategic plan

Delivering support to operational colleagues to prepare for re-tendering activity and contribute to ongoing service model development and improvement

Developing and maintaining relationships with partners, commissioners and external stakeholders

Working with the Tender Quality Manager to analyse tender and stakeholder feedback to inform ongoing improvements

Ensuring that the financial modelling of tenders reflects the service model, requirements of commissioners and is commercially competitive.

The Person:

Extensive experience and proven track record in business development, including writing tenders, designing services, producing budgets, developing new products, and forming strategic and operational partnerships

Line management experience gained within a business development team

Excellent project management and organisational skills, including tender and pipeline planning and management

Proven experience of writing successful tenders

Demonstrable experience developing and leading partnerships with external stakeholders, including negotiating subcontracting or other contractual terms

Deep knowledge of commissioning in Scotland.

Further information:

WithYou offers benefits to help attract and retain the best talent, including:

28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays

2 days paid volunteer leave per year

Auto-enrollment into WithYou’s pension scheme, with 6% employer pension contribution

Access to our Rewards Voucher Scheme - giving you great savings on big high-street and online brands

Flexible working opportunities and access to a range of services and resources to support you with your wellbeing.

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Community Navigator

  • Full time
  • £22,687 – £30,250
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 7th March 2023

If you are motivated by helping others to find their way through difficult times, and have a particular interest in supporting those affected by drugs or alcohol, this could be just the right opportunity for you.

Our vibrant service in Galashiels provides support to people concerned about their own or someone else's alcohol or drug use. We have services across the Scottish borders but much of our work is carried out in the local communities we serve.

We are looking for an experienced Community Navigator to join our team in the Scottish Borders. This role is designed to assertively engage individuals in the Community setting and provide support to access the residential rehabilitation pathway. You will need experience of working in substance misuse, offering one-to-one and group work facilitation, first class assessment and support planning skills, risk management and safeguarding.

A good working knowledge of local services and appropriate referral pathways, and support agencies. Ideally the successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills with the ability to work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.

About the job

You will be joining a highly motivated team of amazing individuals who make up our dynamic and assertive outreach team. They are dedicated to supporting the communities across Galashiels

We offer intensive support to vulnerable adults affected by drug use and so may have complex vulnerabilities.

You will be our ideal candidate if you have experience of and a particular interest in the drug and alcohol field, if you can work well as part of a team and have experience of maintaining excellent links with a range of partner agencies.

Salary is dependent on experience

REQUIRED SKILLS

To carry out this job successfully you will:

  • have SVQ level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • be able to show your continuous professional development
  • be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meet the requirements for registration
  • be able to demonstrate your experience or working in health, social care or other relevant specialist setting
  • have a proven track record of working with substance misuse
  • have knowledge and understanding of group working, assessments, care plans and key working, along with the issues facing those who misuse substances and the solutions used for their rehabilitation
  • have knowledge and understanding of health & safety in a healthcare setting, including managing high risk situations
  • demonstrate how you have built successful working relationships with a range of people from different backgrounds and professions
  • be able to work effectively within a team environment
  • be organised, able to prioritise and show resilience when working under pressure
  • have good written and spoken communcations skills
  • be comfortable using IT packages and digital media
  • have aclean driving license and use of your own vehicle
  • This role requires a satisfactory enhanced PVG certificate.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

While not essential, any candidates who also has lived experience of drug and/or alcohol use will be at an advantage.

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

BENEFITS

There are a number of staff benefits of working for We Are With You that include:

  • 28 days holiday plus a bank holiday allowance (pro rata for part time staff)
  • Enhanced employer pension contribution
  • Life assurance benefit scheme
  • Flexible working patterns to help with work life balance
  • Diverse package of training and development opportunities
  • 24/7 access to employee assistance programme
  • Cycle to work scheme
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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,687
  • Argyll and Bute Council
  • Closing 17th March 2023

If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we're looking for.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

Our vibrant service in Argyll & Bute provides recovery support to people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use.

We have service bases throughout Argyll & Bute staffed by Recovery Workers, Recovery Champions and Volunteers but much of our work is carried out in the local communities that we serve. Therefore, there may be occasional homeworking

Access to a vehicle will also be required

About this job

You will work as part of a team with the aims of:

  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care

REQUIRED SKILLS

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • have attained SVQ level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • already be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meet the registration requirements
  • have some experience of working in a health, social care or related setting
  • have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • be able to work effectively in a team, supporting others when needed
  • be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise you work
  • have good oral and written communication skills
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be organised and able to manage your time effectively
  • able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion
  • be happy to support other With You locations when needed
  • You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced PVG check.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

We'll give your application priority if you:

  • have previous experience of working with people who misuse substances
  • knowledge of health and safety, including assessing client in high-risk situations

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

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Policy and Public Affairs Manager

  • Full time
  • £36,000 – £40,000
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th January 2023

With You are recruiting for a Policy and Public Affairs Manager, to deliver the organisation's policy and public affairs strategy and day-to-day policy and public affairs activity in Scotland. This role will work closely with senior managers, the policy and public affairs team and other key stakeholders to meet the organisation’s goals and drive policy change. This role will join our brand new Marketing and Communications directorate, an innovative team of people who are committed to raising the profile of With You and connecting with our stakeholders in new ways. If you are looking to join a forward thinking, values-driven charity, we’d love to hear from you.

Please note that should sufficient applications be received, this advert may close early.

As part of this role, you will manage the development and delivery of evidence based policy research and policy positions, ensuring that this translates into valuable thought leadership and public affairs activities. Through your relationships with relevant ministers, parliamentarians, civil servants, policy makers, partner organisations and other external sector organisations, you will enable With You to influence the national policy agenda, helping to establish us as the go-to authoritative voice on all issues we work on. You will work with teams across the organisation to ensure that key policy and thought leadership outputs incorporate the insight of our staff and service users and that key messages are developed for our audiences. It is essential that you maintain a strong understanding of the Scottish policy landscape, by monitoring Scottish government and external policy and public affairs developments and providing expertise to the rest of the organisation on positioning and influencing opportunities.

The ability to think creatively and pragmatically is key for this role, along with demonstrable experience of producing engaging and relevant policy and public affairs content in a range of formats. You should possess strong research skills across a range of methodologies, along with an understanding of how to influence policy change, using both formal and informal routes. This is a busy team, with multiple priorities ongoing and huge plans for growth, so it’s important that you are highly organised and able to manage your time effectively. The postholder must be based in Scotland, with occasional travel required including overnight stays. A full job description is available on request.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline
  • Ability to think creatively and pragmatically about policy at both big picture and detailed implementation levels
  • Ability to produce engaging and relevant policy and public affairs content in a range of formats
  • Strong research skills across a range of methodologies
  • Understanding of how to influence policy change, using both formal and informal routes
  • A good understanding of the drug, alcohol and health policy landscape in Scotland
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and acute media and political judgement
  • Strong ability to plan work, manage performance and own development
  • High degree of analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong prioritisation skills with the ability to manage competing / conflicting demands
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Scotland location
  • Travel may be required, including occasional overnight stays
  • Ability to work flexible and unsocial hours as required
  • Commitment to the organisation’s Guiding Principles and Behaviours

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Masters degree in a relevant discipline
  • Experience working in government, or third sector
  • Experience working in a sector that works with vulnerable adults and young people

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,687 – £23,500
  • Dunoon
  • Closing 21st December 2022

Our vibrant service in Argyll & Bute provides recovery support to people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use. We have service bases in Dunoon, Helensburgh and Oban staffed by Recovery Workers, Recovery Champions and Volunteers but much of our work is carried out in the local communities that we serve.

If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we're looking for.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

We have a variety of positions availabe in Dunoon, Helensburgh and across Argyll and Bute.

Full time, part time, sessional, and home based working will be considered for the right candidate. Please express your preference on your CV.

About this job

You will work as part of a team with the aims of:

  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care

REQUIRED SKILLS

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • have attained SVQ level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • already be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meet the registration requirements
  • have some experience of working in a health, social care or related setting
  • have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • be able to work effectively in a team, supporting others when needed
  • be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise you work
  • have good oral and written communication skills
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be organised and able to manage your time effectively
  • able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion
  • be happy to support other With You locations when needed
  • You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced PVG check.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

We'll give your application priority if you:

  • have previous experience of working with people who misuse substances
  • knowledge of health and safety, including assessing client in high-risk situations

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

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Community Links Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,178
  • Oban
  • Closing 5th October 2022

Are you driven to provide a people centric service that breaks through barriers between local and national support services and activities? Can you enable individuals to identify personal outcomes to improve their health and wellbeing? Are you able to develop effective pathways to a range of service providers? This might just be the role for you!

The key to this role is in the support of people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care. This will be born through developing professional working relationships with GP practices and local health improvement teams as well as developing knowledge of other national and local service providers.

The team covers GP Practices in Lochgilphead, Campbeltown, Islay, Dunoon, Bute and Helensburgh.

We are looking to recruit a member of staff for surgeries in the Lorne area for x2 days/ 15 hours per week, the working pattern can be discussed at interview.

The Community Link Worker role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, loneliness, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems and parenting challenges to name just some.

Community Link Workers offer interventions to support and motivate people to improve their health and wellbeing; and link them with the right tools, community support and services. This is done using face to face, online, telephone and community appointments. Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence in the community so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community. It is an excellent time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker.

We provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feel well supported and see a real impact of their work.

We Are With You have been providing support services in Argyll and Bute since 2015, and we have strong connections and presence across the whole region.

You will have the ability to build and maintain professional working relationships to enable to the development of effective pathways to a range of service provisions. You will take responsibility for removing barriers to the access of relevant services, and for linking community resources and primary care. You will play a key role in practice team meetings to discuss caseloads, concerns, gaps in service and improvements to be made. You will also implement feedback on learning from the service outcomes and deliver alcohol brief interventions, contributing to Local Drug Partnership targets and HSCP targets.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • SVQ level 3 Social Services and Healthcare or SVQ level 3 Community Development
  • For applicable services - registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meets the requirements for registration
  • Knowledge and experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances
  • Experience in carrying out regular monitoring and evaluation to monitor outcomes and review practice in light of evaluation.
  • Extensive effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis and with organisations, including the ability and sensitivity to work with vulnerable people to build trust which allows the sharing of personal information.
  • Ability to listen, motivate and support individuals and stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop a non-dependent relationship with awareness of personal and professional boundaries, whilst being supportive and respectful of others and non-judgmental.
  • IT skills including the use of Google Suite and ability to produce written reports and maintain ‘client’ records.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Skills in presenting information clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent within a relevant field e.g. community learning and development; social work or health.
  • Experience of working in partnership with other local and statutory organisations.
  • Experience of working within primary care

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

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Community Links Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,178
  • North Berwick
  • Closing 16th September 2022

Are you driven to provide a people centric service that breaks through barriers between local and national support services and activities? Can you enable individuals to identify personal outcomes to improve their health and wellbeing? Are you able to develop effective pathways to a range of service providers? This might just be the role for you!

The key to this role is in the support of people to live well through strengthening connections between community resources and primary care. This will be born through developing professional working relationships with GP practices and local health improvement teams as well as developing knowledge of other national and local service providers.

This is a fixed term contract until 31 January 2024, the hours are 15 per week which can be discussed at interview. Driver with own car preferred to enable travel between GP Practises.

You will have the ability to build and maintain professional working relationships to enable to the development of effective pathways to a range of service provisions. You will take responsibility for removing barriers to the access of relevant services, and for linking community resources and primary care. You will play a key role in practice team meetings to discuss caseloads, concerns, gaps in service and improvements to be made. You will also implement feedback on learning from the service outcomes and deliver alcohol brief interventions, contributing to Local Drug Partnership targets and HSCP targets.

REQUIRED SKILLS

  • SVQ level 3 Social Services and Healthcare or SVQ level 3 Community Development
  • For applicable services - registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meets the requirements for registration
  • Knowledge and experience of working with people who are experiencing complex social and emotional circumstances
  • Experience in carrying out regular monitoring and evaluation to monitor outcomes and review practice in light of evaluation.
  • Extensive effective interpersonal skills in working with people on a 1:1 basis and with organisations, including the ability and sensitivity to work with vulnerable people to build trust which allows the sharing of personal information.
  • Ability to listen, motivate and support individuals and stakeholders.
  • Ability to develop a non-dependent relationship with awareness of personal and professional boundaries, whilst being supportive and respectful of others and non-judgmental.
  • IT skills including the use of Google Suite and ability to produce written reports and maintain ‘client’ records.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

  • Skills in presenting information clearly and concisely to a variety of audiences.
  • Educated to degree level or equivalent within a relevant field e.g. community learning and development; social work or health.
  • Experience of working in partnership with other local and statutory organisations.
  • Experience of working within primary care

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

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Recovery Workers

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 15th September 2022

If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we're looking for.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry our and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

About this job

  • You will work as part of a team with the aims of:
  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care

You will be working within a highly skilled and knowledgeable multi-disciplinary team who will support you in your development and your ability to deliver the best care you can to our service users.

You should have experience of working or volunteering within the substance misuse and voluntary sector.

We are looking for someone with exceptional team working skills but also able to work on own initiative who is able to maintain a network of local partner agencies to support and contribute to service user recovery capital and engagement.

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Senior Policy and Public Affairs Officer (Scotland)

  • Full time
  • £32,000
  • Scotland - home based or head office (Glasgow)
  • Closing 23rd September 2022

Are you influential by nature? Are you creative and confident in your approach? Do you thrive on enabling policy change, and ensuring that policy is integrated throughout the organisation? If you want to be part of our successful communications and marketing directorate and you believe you have what it takes to deliver in this role, we would love to hear from you to understand how you might be able to support the fantastic work we do here at We Are With You.

As Senior Policy and Public Affairs Officer you will deliver the organisations policy and public affairs strategy and day-to-day policy and public affairs activity in Scotland, working together with the senior managers, the policy and public affairs team, media team and other key stakeholders to meet the organisations goals and drive policy change.

This is a fixed term contract until 2 October 2023. The role can be home based or located in our Scotland Head Office, G2 8BD.

As our Senior Policy and Public Affairs Officer, you will develop and deliver public affairs activities in Scotland. You will work with relevant colleagues to respond to relevant Scottish government and non-government policy consultations and submissions. Working closely with the relevant teams, you will deliver a range of key stakeholder influencing events and activities. You will deliver internal policy communications to promote policy work across the organisation.

You will be tasked with delivering policy and advocacy activity to support the organisations public-facing campaigns. Within the role you will monitor Scottish government and external policy and public affairs developments around the issues we work on, maintaining a strong understanding of the policy landscape.

To be successful in this role, you will be a strong leader and influencer, with the ability to work closely and collaboratively with a range of internal teams, and key stakeholders. You will be confident in your knowledge and understanding of the policy landscape, and in working with key external stakeholders including parliamentarians and civil servants to deliver our policy and public affairs objectives.

Essential Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant discipline
  • Ability to think creatively and pragmatically about policy at both big picture and detailed implementation levels
  • Ability to produce engaging and relevant policy and public affairs content in a range of formats
  • Strong research skills across a range of methodologies
  • Understanding of how to influence policy change, using both formal and informal routes
  • A good understanding of the drug, alcohol and health policy landscape in Scotland
  • Strong written and oral communication skills, and acute media and political judgement
  • Strong ability to plan work, manage performance and own development
  • High degree of analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to build effective relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong prioritisation skills with the ability to manage competing / conflicting demands
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Scotland location
  • Ability to work flexible and unsocial hours as required
  • Travel may be required, including occasional overnight stays
  • Commitment to We Are With You guiding principles and behaviours

Desired Skills:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant discipline

About Company:

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

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Service Administrator

  • Full time
  • £22,000
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 29th August 2022

Do you thrive in a busy environment, having a wide range of different administration tasks to juggle and lots of different people to meet and support? If so, then this could be the role for you.

With You is all about working with our clients to find the right path for them to get back to where they want to be and you will be joining an amazing team of people who go the extra mile to make that happen.

Working within one of our services is always busy, sometimes challenging but always rewarding. We work collaboratively to provide the best support and treatment to anyone who needs it so why don't you apply to be part of something great!

About the job

You will be part of our services support team, providing an all round administration and reception service including secretarial and data related tasks.

It's a very busy service as we have many clients to support so a smooth running support team is crucial to us achieving our aims each and every day.

You will also have a role to play in ensuring the security and health & safety of everyone who comes into the service.

There's great variety in this role from greeting clients to ordering stationery, maintaining our data quality there's always something we'll need your help with.

Essential Skills:

To do this job successfully, you will need:

● experience of providing great admin support in a busy environment

● the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people

● to be confident working in a team environment, able to work collaboratively with everyone

● a good level of maths and english (verbal and written)

● to be organised, able to manage and prioritise you time and deal with changing and conflicting demands with ease

● good analytical skills with an eye for detail

● a can do, positive attitude

● excellent IT skills, including database management and be comfortable using digital media

● to understand work based Health & Safety issues

● some flexibility with working hours and location from time to time

This role requires a satisfactory Standard level DBS certificate as part of our safeguarding checks process.

Desired Skills:

If you have worked in a charitable organisation before and/or have knowledge or experience of our client group, that would be an advantage but not essential.

About Company:

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

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Recovery Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 7th September 2022

If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we're looking for.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry our and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think this could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

East Ayrshire Recovery Service supports people in the area to address drug and/or alcohol use though 121 and group interventions. We meet people at a range of locations across East Ayrshire and at our base in Kilmarnock. You will be part of a skilled and motivated team supporting people to make positive changes.

We offer an excellent induction and training package to equip you with the skills you need to support people on their recovery journey. You will work alongside experienced and skilled Team members with a can do attitude supporting engagement, group work, home visits and recovery support.

This is a casual role with an hourly rate of £10.71 per hour, plus £1.29 holiday pay, totalling £12.00 per hour.

About this job

You will work as part of a team with the aims of:

  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. Housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care

REQUIRED SKILLS

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • have attained SVQ level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • already be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meet the registration requirements
  • have some experience of working in a health, social care or related setting
  • have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • be able to work effectively in a team, supporting others when needed
  • be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise you work
  • have good oral and written communication skills
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be organised and able to manage your time effectively
  • able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion
  • be happy to support other With You locations when needed

You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced PVG check.

DESIRABLE SKILLS

We'll give your application priority if you:

  • have previous experience of working with people who misuse substances
  • knowledge of health and safety, including assessing client in high-risk situations

ABOUT THE COMPANY

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,687
  • Motherwell
  • Closing 27th July 2022

If you have a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others, you could be just what we're looking for. Read on to find out how you can join our team as a Recovery Worker.

Positive Support is an information, support, and advice service for people living with or affected by hepatitis across North and South Lanarkshire. The service offers one to support and works closely with NHS Lanarkshire BBV treatment services to help more people access HCV treatment.

As a Recovery Worker you will be providing support and advice to people who are experiencing difficulties due to substance misuse. You will have your own caseload, working as part of our team and alongside other social care services to identify how we can help. You will develop plans with your clients to help them get their lives back to where they want them to be.

We are determined and always professional in our approach to each and every case and we never judge, we're just here to help.

There will be assessments to carry out and records you need to keep and update, that's all part of our professional commitment and service to our clients and commissioners.

If you think being a Recovery Worker could be the career for you, take the first step and apply now to join our amazing team.

About this Recovery Worker role.

You will work as part of a team with the aims of:

  • understanding your clients
  • keeping them safe
  • creating a plan that they can achieve with your support
  • checking in with them and reviewing their progress
  • keeping accurate and timely records of your contact with them
  • working effectively with other social care providers e.g. housing, to cover all aspects of their successful recovery
  • continuously learning and reflecting to improve the outcomes for your clients
  • supporting your colleagues across the service to deliver excellent care
  • We welcome applications for this Recovery Worker role from candidates with experience in the following areas: Caseworker, Flexible Working, Support Worker, Care Planning, SVQ Level 3, SSSC, Health and Social Care, Communication Skills, IT.

Additional Information:

The role will be home based with outreach work across Lanarkshire. Hours are Monday to Friday 9-5 with occasional weekends required.

Essential Skills:

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • have attained SVQ level 3 in Social Services & Healthcare or equivalent
  • already be registered with the Scottish Social Services Council (SSSC) or meet the registration requirements
  • have some experience of working in a health, social care, or related setting
  • have the ability to build and maintain effective relationships with clients and colleagues alike
  • be able to work effectively in a team, supporting others when needed
  • be resilient under pressure and able to prioritise your work
  • have good oral and written communication skills
  • be comfortable using IT and digital media
  • be organised and able to manage your time effectively
  • able to be flexible with your working hours on occasion
  • be happy to support other With You locations when needed
  • You will also need to meet our safeguarding requirements of a satisfactory enhanced PVG check.

Desired Skills:

We'll give your application priority if you:

  • have previous experience of working with people who misuse substances
  • knowledge of health and safety, including assessing client in high-risk situations

About Company:

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need for issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health.

At We Are With You we work with people on their own goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether. We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement to more than 100,000 people a year.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

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Community Links Worker

  • Full time
  • £25,032
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 29th May 2022

We Are With You are offering the exciting opportunity to join our Community Link Worker team in Renfrewshire so take a closer look!

We have a really strong focus on a positive team culture; our staff report high levels of job satisfaction, great training opportunities, feeling well supported as well as being able to see a great impact of their work.

We are recruiting for full and part time Community Link Workers, and we have the equivalent of 3 full time posts available. As a Community Link Worker you will work in medical practices across Renfrewshire. You will provide 1:1 and small group support to people referred to you by the Practice team. The role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems, parenting challenges to name just some.

Your role is to offer evidence-based interventions, to motivate people to make change and to link them with the right tools and support to improve their wellbeing. You’ll build up great connections with the local community, third sector and statutory service; so as to create strong referral pathways for the people referred to you.

If it sounds like a busy, interesting and challenging job, that’s because it is!

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Do you have good knowledge about mental health and techniques to improve this?

Do you approach your work with enthusiasm and motivation?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Are you good at making connections with people and organisations?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development? Or are you qualified to SVQ Level 2 in the same topics, and willing to undertake the qualification with us within 1 year?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information about this job

You can see more about our work here wearewithyou.org.uk/community-links

Core hours of work will be between Mon-Friday 8.30-5.30pm. Full time posts are 37.5 hours per week. We will consider applications for part time roles, please specify on your application the number of days you wish to apply for.

This post is funded for one year from start date, with the potential to become permanent. A pay review is underway which will result in a salary increase.

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Lived Experience Support Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,583
  • Argyll and Bute
  • Closing 24th May 2022

Our vibrant service in Argyll and Bute provides support to people concerned about their own or someone else's alcohol or drug use. All of our work is carried out in the communities we serve. These posts are specific outreach posts for the Bute and Cowal area to engage with people at most risk from drug and / or alcohol related harm.

What we’re looking for

We are seeking to recruit people who have lived experience of drug and alcohol use who are looking to support others on their recovery journey and make a difference within local communities. The ideal person will be passionate, friendly, non judgemental and committed to learning new skills and becoming an established part of our highly skilled team. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to undertake the SVQ Level 3 award in Social Services and Healthcare.

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Lived Experience Support Worker (Pre & Post Residential Support)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £21,583
  • Argyll & Bute
  • Closing 24th May 2022

Our vibrant service in Argyll and Bute provides support to people concerned about their own or someone else's alcohol or drug use. We have service bases in Helensburgh, Dunoon, Oban and Islay but we cover the entirety of the region. Much of our work is carried out in the communities we serve. We have been funded by the Corra Foundation to deliver an intensive wraparound support service to people seeking admission to residential services

What we’re looking for

We are seeking to recruit people who have lived experience of drug and alcohol use who are looking to support others on their recovery journey and make a difference within local communities. The ideal person will be passionate, friendly, non judgemental and committed to learning new skills and becoming an established part of our highly skilled team. The successful applicants will have the opportunity to undertake the SVQ Level 3 award in Social Services and Healthcare

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Recovery Worker (Pre & Post Residential Support)

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Argyll & Bute
  • Closing 24th May 2022

Our vibrant service in Argyll and Bute provides support to people concerned about their own or someone else's alcohol or drug use. We have service bases in Helensburgh, Dunoon, Oban and Islay but we cover the entirety of the region. Much of our work is carried out in the communities we serve. We have been funded by the Corra Foundation to deliver an intensive wraparound support service to people seeking admission to residential services

What we’re looking for

We are seeking an experienced and motivated person who is committed to supporting the people of Argyll and Bute and make a difference within local communities. We are keen to attract someone who can work well within a team and with partner agencies. Experience and knowledge of working within rural communities is welcome, as is knowledge of the concerns faced by people in relation to their own or someone else's alcohol or drug use.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,687
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 22nd May 2022

Our vibrant and busy service in North West Glasgow provides support to people concerned about their own or someone else's alcohol or drug use. We have a service base in Maryhill but much of our work is carried out in the local community. We work with people at all stages on their journey providing both one to one appointments and group work.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker who is motivated to work as part of a thriving and diverse team, ensuring recovery opportunities are available for individuals at any point in their recovery journey. You will strive to work collaboratively with partners and communities, ensuring that we are as accessible as possible and that the principles of a Recovery Oriented System of Care and true person centred practice are at the heart of all that we do. An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health care is essential for this post.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check.

This is a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week.

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Specialist Harm Reduction Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,240 pro-rata
  • Fife
  • Closing 22nd May 2022

Our Fife Harm Reduction service works with people across Fife to reduce drug and alcohol related harms. We operate from a fixed site in Leven and provide outreach across The Kingdom. We offer a range of services including access to sterile injecting equipment, safer injecting advice and information, safer drinking and/or drug use advice. overdose prevention, Naloxone provision and BBV testing. Assertive Linkage into other services.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a Specialist Harm Reduction Worker who will work both within our fixed site in Leven and deliver outreach interventions in the Community.

You should be self motivated and a self starter who is passionate about reducing harm across Fife. You’ll have a proven track record of working within substance use services and supporting people.

This job is subject to a PVG check.

This is a permanent part time role for 30 hours per week.

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IPS Employment Specialist

  • Full time
  • £23,730
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 25th May 2022

Are you experienced in employability and/ or employment services? Would you like to use your skills to make a difference to people affected by alcohol and drug use? We are recruiting for an Employment Specialist in North Lanarkshire who will help people in treatment and recovery find and sustain employment. This is an amazing opportunity to support people to change their lives, and to gain new experience and great job satisfaction.

We Are With You are working in partnership with Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH) to deliver the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) Service in North Lanarkshire. The service has already been running successfully for two years using the internationally recognised IPS supported employment model. The model works on the approach of place then train and has a principle of zero exclusion.

As an IPS Employment Specialist you’ll provide employability support to individuals. You’ll create safe, supportive relationships, motivate, develop and inspire individuals so they can reach their employment goal. The IPS model depends on excellent partnerships; you will need to be focussed, enthusiastic and a great communicator so as to engage well with the North Lanarkshire Addiction Recovery Team and other statutory and third sector organisations.

Employer engagement is crucial to the success of the role too and you’ll need initiative, confidence and willingness to tackle stigma to identify opportunities and make connections with the local employer market.

Whilst knowledge of IPS would be an advantage, full IPS training will be provided. We’ll provide you with a supportive, positive workplace, access to a range of great training opportunities as well as support to develop a longer term career pathway in our organisation.

As this post will involve travel across North Lanarkshire a full driving licence and access to your own transport is essential.

Applications are welcome from people who have lived experience.

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Virtual Support Specialist

  • Full time
  • £22,070
  • Home based
  • Closing 12th May 2022

An exciting and rare opportunity to join our flagship virtual team.

We provide a first point of contact for support with alcohol and drug use. You will provide direct support, information and advice to people who are looking to change. This can be online via our award winning webchat service or over the telephone/virtual face to face. You will be joining a supportive team, who are passionate about harm reduction and recovery. Primarily you will be assessing individuals who are looking for support in our commissioned areas and if appropriate delivering enhanced brief interventions. Working from home in this role will need an area you can work confidentially.

The role includes:

  • Brief interventions including harm reduction advice and low-level mental health support.
  • Referrals to drugs and alcohol treatment or mental health support services.
  • Booking appointments for those who are in areas served by We Are With You services.
  • Signposting to other support agencies such as housing, employment and health care organisations.
  • Providing existing service users with an additional way of making contact with their service, for requirements including re-scheduling appointments.
  • Providing general information and useful materials including directions to services, contact information or further resources.

What we’re looking for

You will be experienced in delivering interventions remotely over the phone. Understanding the different ways to communicate and the nuances of supporting via a typed medium will be required. Due to the nature of the role you can have many different scenarios in quick succession and being able to treat each person as an individual is pertinent. Wanting to get the best out of yourself and your colleagues.

Further information

This job is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level with Barred List(s) or PVG check Scotland

This is a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week.

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Team Leader - Connect for Change

  • Full time
  • £34,067
  • Ayr
  • Closing 25th May 2022

Connect for Change is a multidisciplinary service covering South Ayrshire. It is an innovative and visionary service, which uses assertive outreach and intensive support as a way of engaging with people affected by alcohol or drug use who may be at high risk of dropping out of mainstream services, or those who have never engaged. The team includes NHS Mental Health Nurses, Occupational Therapy, Recovery Workers and Lived Experience Support Workers who work together to ensure that people are provided with the required support in the most accessible and responsive way.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a visionary leader, someone who is able to create and sustain change, forge and lead partnership working both within their multidisciplinary team and externally across South Ayrshire to ensure that people are able to receive accessible and responsive support. As the person will be responsible for the day to day line management of a multidisciplinary team including clinical staff then clinical experience is also required for this post.

This is a really exciting opportunity and there has never been a better time to join this groundbreaking work.

This job is subject to a PVG check.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,485
  • East Ayrshire
  • Closing 25th April 2022

East Ayrshire Recovery Service is a busy project serving the town of Kilmarnock and the surrounding villages of East Ayrshire. The service provides support from our base in Kilmarnock and a range of outreach Community venues.

We provide free, confidential support to people, 16+ experiencing issues with drugs or alcohol and their loved ones.

What we’re looking for

We are seeking someone motivated and enthusiastic,preferably with experience in the field or similar, who can work well as part of a team and maintain excellent links with a range of partner agencies. You will be part of a highly skilled, supportive and motivated team, dedicated to supporting the Communities of East Ayrshire.

This job is subject to a PVG check

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Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,155
  • Dundee
  • Closing 24th April 2022

Our Service in Dundee enables people who use substances to have the information, advice and support they need to recover and live a healthy and fulfilled life.

The Service is targeted primarily at Adults aged 16 and over who are:

  • Using substances (Psycho-Stimulant Users, Cannabis Users, Psychoactive Substance Users, Solvent Users, non dependent Opiate Users, non dependent Alcohol Users);
  • Families and carers affected by substance use.

The interventions offered will be available to residents of Dundee City.

The service will have a focus on enabling people who use substances, their Carers and families to:

  • Be identified, respected and involved
  • Have a positive experience of the services they access
  • Live independent, healthy and fulfilled lives
  • Experience high quality locality based support.
  • Financial Return

The overall objectives of the Service are to work collaboratively with partners to deliver outcome focused, high quality and accessible information and supports as part of an Integrated Health, Social Care and Third Sector Substance Use Service.

This includes but not limited to:

  • A range of supports which identify people who use substances at an early stage in order to improve personal outcomes, prevent dependency and reduce health inequalities.
  • Supports that are outcome focused, high quality, locally based and available when people using substances and their family members / carers need them.
  • Supports which enable people who use substances to achieve their outcomes by building upon individual strengths and skills and enable people to become active citizens of Dundee.
  • Communications and activity which raises awareness and addresses stigma within communities affected by substance use.
  • Evidence based practice in supporting people who use substances and their families which also ensures compliance with local and national standards, including health and social care standards and professional codes of practice.
  • Arrangements which ensure risk of harm to children and adults are identified and responded to in line with legal requirements and local procedures and guidance.
  • Collaborative working and approaches with local statutory, third and independent sector partners. This includes attendance at appropriate strategic planning and working groups

What we’re looking for

We are looking for someone with the skills & knowledge of working in a fast paced Drug & Alcohol Service and who has experience of managing staff, has good communications skills and has the enthusiasm and drive to lead a team of 8 staff members.

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Community Links Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,752 pro-rata
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 17th April 2022

We Are With You are offering the exciting opportunity to join our small Community Link Worker team in East Lothian, so take a closer look! We have a really strong focus on a positive team culture; our staff report high levels of job satisfaction, feeling well supported as well as being able to see a great impact of their work.

We have a 30 hour post available in the Prestonpans GP Practice. You will provide 1:1 and small group support to people referred to you by the Practice team. The role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems, parenting challenges to name just some.

Your remit is to offer evidence-based interventions, to motivate people to make change and to link them with the right tools and support to improve their wellbeing. You’ll build up great connections with the local community, third sector and statutory service; so as to create strong referral pathways for the people referred to you.

If it sounds like a busy, interesting and challenging job, that’s because it is!

What we’re looking for

  • Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?
  • Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?
  • Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?
  • Do you have insight into health inequalities and the impact of deprivation on health?
  • Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information about this job

You can see more about our work here wearewithyou.org.uk/community-links

Core hours of work will be 30 hours between Mon-Friday 9am -5pm.

Contract length will be discussed further at the interview.

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Recovery Workers

  • Full time
  • £21,240 – £25,390
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 6th April 2022

With You Borders is a 16 plus recovery orientated service. We provide free confidential support to people experiencing issues with drugs and or alcohol or Family and Friends who may be impacted.

What we’re looking for

The right person should be a self-starter, enthusiastic, motivated, caring and creative ideally with experience of working in a substance misuse environment. Please see the job description for more details.

You will be working within a highly skilled and knowledgeable multi-disciplinary team who will support you in your development and your ability to deliver the best care you can to our service users. You should have experience of working or volunteering within the substance misuse and voluntary sector.

We are looking for someone with exceptional team working skills but also able to work on own initiative who is able to maintain a network of local partner agencies to support and contribute to service user recovery capital and engagement.

This job is subject to a PVG check.

We have 3 full time permanent roles available for 37.5 hours per week.

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Service Administrator

  • Part time
  • £19,684 – £23,912 pro-rata
  • Argyll & Bute
  • Closing 25th April 2022

Our vibrant service in Argyll & Bute provides recovery support to people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use.

We have service bases in Dunoon, Helensburgh, Oban and the Isle of Islay staffed by Recovery Workers, Recovery Champions and Volunteers but much of our work is carried out in the local communities that we serve.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for someone to join our hard working and dynamic team to support us to ensure we are delivering the best services to the people of Argyll and Bute. The role is crucial to the smooth running of the service.

The successful candidate will be providing a comprehensive and efficient administrative, secretarial and data support function to the service in a calm, confident and efficient manner liaising with both internal and external stakeholders. A knowledge of and belief in recovery is essential.

This job is subject to a basic PVG check.

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Community Links Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,032 pro-rata
  • Argyll & Bute
  • Closing 1st April 2022

We Are With You are recruiting for the brand new Argyll and Bute Community Link Worker Service. Community Link Workers are based in a GP practices and provide a combination of 1:1 and small group support to help people improve their health and wellbeing.

The team covers GP Practices in Lochgilphead, Campbeltown, Islay, Dunoon, Bute and Helensburgh. We are looking to recruit a member of staff for Oban Lorn Medical Practice for 22.5 hours per week.

The Community Link Worker role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, loneliness, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems and parenting challenges to name just some.

Community Link Workers offer interventions to support and motivate people to improve their health and wellbeing; and link them with the right tools, community support and services. This is done using face to face, online, telephone and community appointments.

Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence in the community so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community.

It is an excellent time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker. We provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feel well supported and see a real impact of their work.

We Are With You have been providing support services in Argyll and Bute since 2015, and we have strong connections and presence across the whole region.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you good at coming up with ideas and working on action plans?

Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?

Are you comfortable using digital communications or at least willing to learn?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Do you have insight into health inequalities?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

This job is subject to a PVG check

This is a fixed term contract to mid December 2024 and is part time for 22.5 hours per week.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,485
  • Ayrshire
  • Closing 7th March 2022

As part of our South Ayrshire Recovery Service we support family members and loved ones affected by another person’s drug or alcohol use.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to join our team in South Ayrshire. Recovery Workers in the South Ayrshire are responsible for providing 1:1 support and group work for people in recovery, in addition to closely working with our partners.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSSC will be required.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.

In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check.

This a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week.

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Family Support Practitioner

  • Part time
  • £20,092 – £25,679 pro-rata
  • Galashiels
  • Closing 6th February 2022

Due to additional Investment provided to our team we are now recruiting a Family Support Practitioner.

We Are With you Borders offer a confidential service for people experiencing issues with drugs or alcohol. We work with people on their own goals, whether that is staying safe and healthy, making a small change or stopping an unwanted habit. We support people in all stages of recovery and also offer services to family and friends. Our interventions range from harm reduction and Injecting equipment provision to psychosocial interventions on a 1:1 and group work setting to recovery focused interventions to support people to have a healthy lifestyle balance.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for an experienced family worker who will provide additional support to individuals and families. You will need experience and working knowledge of the challenges that families may face in relation to the impact of drug and / or alcohol. You will require experience and knowledge in assessment and care planning and the delivery of family interventions.

This job is subject to a PVG check.

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Recovery Workers x2

  • Full time
  • £21,240 – £25,679
  • Borders
  • Closing 6th February 2022

We Are With you Borders offer a confidential service for people experiencing issues with drugs or alcohol. We work with people on their own goals, whether that is staying safe and healthy, making a small change or stopping an unwanted habit. We support people in all stages of recovery and also offer services to family and friends. Our

interventions range from harm reduction and Injecting equipment provision to psychosocial interventions on a 1:1 and group work setting to recovery focused interventions to support people to have a healthy lifestyle balance.

Due to additional Investment provided to our team we are now recruiting 2 additional Recovery Worker posts to join our Borders Alcohol & Drug Service.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for an experienced recovery worker to join our team in the Scottish Borders. You will need experience of working in substance misuse offering one-one and group work facilitation first class assessment and support planning skills, risk management and safeguarding. A good working knowledge of local services and appropriate referral pathways, and support agencies.

Ideally the successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSC will be essential.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.

This job is subject to a PVG check.

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Community Links Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,032 pro-rata
  • Argyll & Bute
  • Closing 23rd January 2022

We are looking for a Community Links Worker to join our Argyll and Bute Community Link Worker Service to be based in Lochgilphead with monthly travel to Islay.

Our Community Link Workers are based in a GP practice and provide a combination of 1:1 and small group support to help people improve their health and wellbeing.

The Community Link Worker role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, loneliness, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems and parenting challenges to name just some.

Community Link Workers offer interventions to support and motivate people to improve their health and wellbeing; and link them with the right tools, community support and services. This is done using face to face, online, telephone and community appointments.

Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence in the community so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community.

It is an excellent time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker. We provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feel well supported and see a real impact of their work.

We Are With You have been providing support services in Argyll and Bute since 2015, and we have strong connections and presence across the whole region.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you good at coming up with ideas and working on action plans?

Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?

Are you comfortable using digital communications or at least willing to learn?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Do you have insight into health inequalities?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check.

The hours for this post are 18.75 per week to be worked over 2 weeks as follows:

Week 1: 15 hours (2 days) in Lochgilphead

Week 2: 22.5 hours worked as 2 days in Lochgilphead and the third day worked one week from home and the one week in the Isle of Islay (including an overnight stay)

Core hours of work will be between Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with occasional evening and/or weekend work.

If you would like more information about this opportunity and the different posts available please email argyllandbutecommunitylinks@wearewithyou.org.uk and we will arrange a call.

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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £28,107 – £32,877
  • Ayrshire
  • Closing 14th January 2022

An exciting, unique and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic individual to join We Are With You as a Development Coordinator. The successful candidate will lead the development of a person-centred continuity of care-based model of long term residential rehabilitation provision for residents of South Ayrshire, in line with the agreed strategic ambition of South Ayrshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership (ADP), and in line with the National Drugs Mission

The successful candidate will:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary and collocated team in South Ayrshire that includes a range of staff, peers and volunteers from third sector and statutory services.
  • Will act as the single point of contact, and coordinate care and support requirements for individuals wishing to access long term residential rehabilitation.
  • Work with the ADP on strategic developments including the long term ambition for residential rehabilitation and non-fatal overdose activities, and attendance at relevant ADP meetings
  • Work collaboratively with a wide range of statutory and third sector partners across the ADP, as well as with internal and external stakeholders, to achieve effective, safe and innovative service provision.

What we’re looking for

We are looking to attract an enthusiastic Individual that has experience of working within the drug and alcohol field and has previous experience of strategic development, project management and partnership working.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience and be able to demonstrate working effectively at a strategic level in a comlex, multi-disciplinary organisation.
  • Have demonstrable skills to influence, persuade and negotiate with stakeholders. As well as the ability to manage effective, successful relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Have a proactive and dynamic personal style, with flexibility in style and approach balances with determination and resilience.
  • Will be qualified to SVQ level 3 in Social services & Healthcare or Community Development.

This job is subject to a PVG check.

This is a permanent full time post at 37.5 hours per week.

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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £25,272 – £28,107
  • South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 10th January 2022

Positive Support is an information, support and advice service for people living with or affected by Hepatitis across North and South Lanarkshire. The service offers one to support and works closely with NHS Lanarkshire BBV treatment services to help more people access HCV treatment

What we’re looking for

We are looking for a self motivated and confident person who can help us play our part in Scotland's Hepatitis C elimination strategy. You’ll have a proven track record of working within substance use services and supporting people.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check

This a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week.

Interviews will be held via Google Meet.

For more information contact Gareth Balmer, Service Manager via email; gareth.balmer@wearwithyou.org.uk. Please quote the reference number in all correspondence.

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Business Development Partner

  • Full time
  • up to £41,755
  • Home based
  • Closing 10th December 2021

We are With You are looking for Business Development Partners to join our NBCR team - New Business and Contract Team.

We want experienced business development professionals or individuals with comparable and/or transferrable experience, to drive forward our strategy and ambition to develop and grow our services to reach more people.

We are one of the UK’s largest substance misuse and mental health charities providing services since 1967 (formally as Addaction). We believe everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need and we design and deliver our services to achieve this. Our range of services include community and prison substance misuse, recovery services, community link workers, complex needs services, and children and young people’s services.

Responsibilities

Joining our national team of business development partners, bid writers and regional directorates means you’ll be taking on a key leadership role in the design and delivery of successful tenders.

We are at an exciting stage as an organisation, with a clear focus on our strategy and a successful track record of winning new services that help more people. You’ll join a growing team and have the chance to share and further develop your skills, knowledge and experience, alongside a brilliant team of experts from across our organisation.

The role

Working as part of the New Business and Contract Retention Team, you’ll be embedded in one of our 5 regional areas. You will have joint responsibility, alongside the Regional Director of Services, for retaining existing contracts and winning new business opportunities, and be responsible for leading all aspects of the tender process.

You will lead and work collaboratively with a tender team that includes Directors of Services, clinicians, bid writers and departmental leads to develop service models, budgets and partnerships for tenders.

What we’re looking for

Within this role, you’ll need to think creatively and be confident challenging existing ways of working. The type of experience that you will bring to this role may include:

  • being an experienced manager and leader
  • having a proven track record in business development or
  • have worked in operational management, or other comparable leadership or management roles
  • being a highly competent project manager, with proven experience of leading and managing complex tenders or other projects across a team.

On a personal level you’ll;

  • be a confident and highly competent communicator who is able to engage and influence senior stakeholders
  • have excellent IT skills, be highly numerate and be able to analyse and work with complex data and financial information
  • be a team player, who respects the experience and skills of their team, and is able to give and receive feedback
  • be committed to the values and work of We are With You.

Why work for us?

As a team, we work flexibly to meet business needs; usually available during core business hours. When normal travel resumes, you should expect UK travel, overnight on occasions. We offer flexible working within the team to accommodate this and balance work and life commitments.

Further information

We have the following posts available:

1 x Permanent position - London and South East,

1 x Interim 6 month post - Scotland

Both roles are full time for 37.5 hours per week.

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Community Links Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,032 pro-rata
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 30th November 2021

We Are With You are offering the exciting opportunity to join our award winning Community Link Worker team in Renfrewshire, take a closer look!

You will be based in a GP Practice or Practices providing a combination of 1:1 and small group support to people referred to you by the Practice team. The role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems, parenting challenges to name just some.

Your remit is to offer evidence based interventions to motivate people and to link them with the right tools, community support or services to improve their wellbeing. This is done using face to face, online and telephone work.

Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence; so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community. Community Link Workers also have a role in supporting the GP Practice to look at wellbeing for the Practice.

If it sounds like a busy, interesting and challenging job, that’s because it is!

It is a great time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker; we provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland; and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feeling well supported and that they can see a real impact of their work.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you good at coming up with ideas, brave enough to try them out and focused enough to make them happen?

Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?

Are you comfortable using digital communications or at least willing to learn?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Do you have insight into how living in a deprived community impacts on health?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information about this job

This job is subject to a PVG check.

Core hours of work will be Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with very occasional evening and/ or weekend work.

This is a permanent part time post for 22.5 hours per week.

If you have any queries regarding these posts then please email leon.pepper@wearewithyou.org.uk

Please note that all applications must be made via the We Are With You website, CVs will not be accepted.

For further details about working with us click here.

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Community Link Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,032
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th November 2021

We Are With You are offering the exciting opportunity to join our award winning Community Link Worker team in Glasgow, take a closer look!

We have full time and part time jobs available in the interesting and diverse communities of Glasgow. You will be based in a GP Practice or Practices providing a combination of 1:1 and small group support to people referred to you by the Practice team. The role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems, parenting challenges to name just some.

Your remit is to offer evidence based interventions to motivate people and to link them with the right tools, community support or services to improve their wellbeing. This is done using face to face, online and telephone work.

Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence; so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community. Community Link Workers also have a role in supporting the GP Practice to look at wellbeing for the Practice. If it sounds like a busy, interesting and challenging job, that’s because it is! It is a great time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker; we provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland; and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning.

Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feeling well supported and that they can see a real impact of their work.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you good at coming up with ideas, brave enough to try them out and focused enough to make them happen?

Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?

Are you comfortable using digital communications or at least willing to learn?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Do you have insight into how living in a deprived community impacts on health?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information This job is subject to a PVG check.

Core hours of work will be Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with very occasional evening and/ or weekend work.

Part time posts of 22.5 hours are available as well as full time posts.

Contract length will be discussed further at the interview.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,315
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st November 2021

We are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to join our Recovery Hub in North West Glasgow on a permanent basis. You must be motivated to work as part of a thriving and diverse team, ensuring recovery opportunities are available for individuals at any point in their recovery journey. Fundamentally, you will strive to work collaboratively with stakeholders, ensuring that the principles of a Recovery Oriented System of Care and true person centred practice are at the heart of all that we do.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSC will be essential.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.

In return we offer the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided with this advert. At We Are With You we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG level.

This will be a permanent position working 37.5 hours a week. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

For any queries about the role contact lauren.rae@wearewithyou.org.uk

For further details about working with us click here

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Recovery Worker - East Ayrshire

  • Full time
  • £22,070
  • East Ayrshire
  • Closing 14th November 2021

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to join our team in East Ayrshire covering Kilmarnock and surrounding rural areas.

Recovery Workers in East Ayrshire are responsible for providing 1:1 support and group work for people in recovery, in addition to closely working with our partners.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. They will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition they will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or justice setting.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is preferable.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check and an SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSSC will be required.

This is a permanent full time post for 37.5 hours per week.

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Team Leader

  • Full time or Part time
  • £28,107
  • Oban, Lochgilphead ,Campbeltown, Dunoon, Bute or Helensburgh
  • Closing 31st October 2021

We Are With You are recruiting a Team Leader for the brand new Argyll and Bute Community Link Worker Service.

This is an exciting new role for a flexible individual who wants to combine leading a small team whilst still being a frontline Community Links Worker.

The Team Leader’s time will be split between managerial tasks and Community Link Worker provision. The post can be based in one of the following locations; Oban, Lochgilphead, Campbeltown, Dunoon, Bute or Helensburgh. The hours will be 30 or 37.5 hours depending on location.

The Community Links Team are based in GP Practises and see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, loneliness, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems and parenting challenges to name just some. Community Links Workers offer interventions to support and motivate people to improve their health and wellbeing; and link them with the right tools, community support and services. This is done using face to face, online, telephone and community appointments. The Team Leader will build a strong profile for the service and themselves, and represent the service to stakeholders, networkers and forums; so you should have good presentation and networking skills.

It is an excellent time to join our organisation as a Team Leader; we provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland; and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feel well supported and see a real impact of their work. The post holder will be supported by the Contracts Manager to deliver the service. We Are With You have been providing support services in Argyll and Bute since 2015, and we’ve strong connections and presence across the whole region.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing? Are you good at supporting colleagues and building team spirit? Are you good at coming up with ideas and working on action plans? Do you have good knowledge about the health and wellbeing services in Argyll and Bute and easily make connections with people? Can you keep yourself and others well organised and work to a service model? Do you have insight into health inequalities and ways to tackle them? Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or above?

The service will be based initially in GP Practises in Oban, Lochgilphead, Campbeltown, Dunoon, Bute or Helensburgh. You should be comfortable using digital communications as their will be a good deal of online work. Some travel will also be required, to be discuss further at interview If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information about this job

This job is subject to a PVG check. Core hours of work will be between Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with very occasional evening and/or weekend work. This post can be either full time at 37.5 hours or part time as 30 hours, to be discussed at interview.

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Community Links Workers

  • Full time
  • £25,032
  • Argyll & Bute
  • Closing 31st October 2021

We Are With You are recruiting for the brand new Argyll and Bute Community Link Worker Service. Community Link Workers are based in a GP practice and provide a combination of 1:1 and small group support to help people improve their health and wellbeing.

The team will cover GP Practices in Oban, Lochgilphead, Campbeltown, Islay, Dunoon, Bute and Helensburgh. We are happy to hear from people who want to work in just one of these locations, but are also very keen to hear from people who would be willing to travel between two locations. The hours in each location vary from 7.5, 15, 22.5 hours, but if combined could be full time.

The Community Link Worker role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, loneliness, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems and parenting challenges to name just some.

Community Link Workers offer interventions to support and motivate people to improve their health and wellbeing; and link them with the right tools, community support and services. This is done using face to face, online, telephone and community appointments.

Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence in the community so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community.

It is an excellent time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker. We provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feel well supported and see a real impact of their work.

We Are With You have been providing support services in Argyll and Bute since 2015, and we have strong connections and presence across the whole region.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you good at coming up with ideas and working on action plans?

Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?

Are you comfortable using digital communications or at least willing to learn?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Do you have insight into health inequalities?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check.

Core hours of work will be between Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with very occasional evening and/or weekend work.

Part time posts of 7.5, 15, 22.5 and 30 hours are available as well as full time posts.

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Access and Engagement Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th August 2021

We have an excellent opportunity to join our team in Glasgow as an Access and Engagement Worker.

You must be motivated to work as part of a diverse team and understand the importance of communicating with your line manager and extended team members. As the first point of contact for people engaging with the service, you will be flexible, resilient and solution focused, ensuring that effective and easy to navigate pathways are in place.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others. In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSSC will be essential. The successful candidate will be required to have a good level of IT skills and experience using databases and liaising with external partners. In return we offer the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided with this advert. At We Are With You we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check

This is a permanent part time role for 22.5 hours per week.

Interviews are planned to be held on 6th September.

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Contracts Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,030 – £43,368
  • Based anywhere in Scotland
  • Closing 30th August 2021

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic leader to join We Are With You as a Contracts Manager. The successful candidate will have direct responsibility for a portfolio of services across Scotland, as well as new contracts that may come on board. It is therefore important that the right candidate has the ability to both lead on growth across Scotland as well as providing support to service management, teams and delivery.

The contract manager role is a fast paced role responsible for working collaboratively with senior leaders and managers within services to continually improve service delivery, identify and support opportunities for innovation and meet the needs of service users.

The role will be responsible for ensuring high standards of governance and high performance, motivating a team of managers, helping people to do and be their best.

Building and maintaining relationships internally and externally to achieve the organisational strategic objectives, see the organization grow and develop.

What we’re looking for

We are looking to attract an experienced Contracts Manager that has a proven track record of leading and managing drug and alcohol or comparable services that has strong interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly establish credibility and make a positive impact.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience and be able to demonstrate working effectively at management level in a comlex, multi-disciplinary organisation.
  • Have demonstrable skills to influence, persuade and negotiate with stakeholders. As well as the ability to manage effective, successful relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Have a proactive and dynamic personal style, with flexibility in style and approach balances with determination and resilience.
  • A proven track record of creating and maintaining a strong performance management culture that has the ability to interpret and analyse problems, to create viable, sustainable solutions.
  • Have demonstrable experience in the competitive tendering environment with the necessary skills and abilities associated with contract retention and growth.
  • Be qualified to SVQ Care Services Leadership and Management at SCQF Level 10.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check.

This is a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week and can be based anywhere in Scotland.

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Community Link Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,032
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th July 2021

We Are With You are offering the exciting opportunity to join our award winning Community Link Worker team in Glasgow, take a closer look!

Due to expansion of the service, we have more than 10 full and part time new jobs available in some of the most interesting and diverse communities in Glasgow including: Maryhill, Woodside, Townhead, Bridgeton, Toryglen, Knightswood and Kings Park You will be based in a GP practice or practices providing a combination of 1:1 and small group support to people referred to you by the Practice team.

The role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems, parenting challenges to name just some.

Your remit is to offer evidence based interventions to motivate people and to link them with the right tools, community support or services to improve their wellbeing. This is done using face to face, online and telephone work.

Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence; so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community. Community Link Workers also have a role in supporting the GP Practice to look at wellbeing for the Practice. If it sounds like a busy, interesting and challenging job, that’s because it is! It is a great time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker; we provide Community Link Worker services in three different locations in Scotland; and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feeling well supported and that they can see a real impact of their work.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you good at coming up with ideas, brave enough to try them out and focussed enough to make them happen?

Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?

Are you comfortable using digital communications or at least willing to learn?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Do you have insight into how living in a deprived community impacts on health?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information about this job This job is subject to a PVG check. Core hours of work will be Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with very occasional evening and/or weekend work. Part time posts of 18.5, 22.5 and 30 hours are available as well as full time posts. This is a newly awarded contract, so we will discuss contract length further at interview.

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Recovery Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,240 pro-rata
  • Dumfries & Galloway
  • Closing 20th June 2021

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to join our team in Dumfries & Galloway.

Recovery Workers in the Dumfries & Galloway are responsible for providing 1:1 support and group work for people affected by substance use, in addition to closely working with our partners

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSSC will be required.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.

In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

The successful applicant will be subject to a PVG check.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,485
  • South Ayrshire
  • Closing 30th May 2021

As part of our South Ayrshire Recovery Service we support family members and loved ones affected by another person’s drug or alcohol use.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to join our team in South Ayrshire. Recovery Workers in South Ayrshire are responsible for providing 1:1 support and group work for people in recovery, in addition to closely working with our partners.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others. In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSSC will be required.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential. In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check. This a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week. Interviews are planned to be held on 7th June via Google Meet

If you have any queries about this role please contact Claire Purdie, Service Manager. Email: claire.purdie@wearewithyou.org.uk

If you have any queries about the application process please email workwithus@wearewithyou.org.uk.

Please quote the reference number in all correspondence.

For further details about working with us clickhere

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,900 – £25,390
  • Argyll & Bute, Dunoon, Helensburgh, Oban and the Isle of Islay
  • Closing 30th May 2021

About the job

Our service in Argyll & Bute is commissioned to provide a recovery service for people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use and delivers psycho social interventions in both one to one and group settings for adults entering or sustaining their recovery from drug/alcohol use.

We have service bases in Dunoon, Helensburgh, Oban and the Isle of Islay staffed by Recovery Workers, Recovery Champions and Volunteers but much of our work is carried out in the local communities that we serve.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to provide outreach and support services for individuals across Argyll & Bute, but particularly in the Helensburgh/Lomond area, who are using drugs and/or alcohol.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with substance misuse service users in a health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Adult Social Care is required as a minimum qualification or equivalent qualifications that are in line with SSSC requirements. Registration with the SSSC is essential.

In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within dispersed communities so a driving license and access to a car is essential.

Further information about this job

This a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week.

Interviews will be held via Google Meet.

If you have any queries relating to this role please email workwithus@wearewithyou.org.uk .

Please quote the job reference number on any correspondence

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Specialist Harm Reduction Worker

  • Full time
  • Circa £23,000
  • Leven, Fife
  • Closing 16th May 2021

Our Fife Harm Reduction service works with people across Fife to reduce drug and alcohol related harms. We operate from a fixed site in Leven and provide outreach across The Kingdom. We offer a range of services including access to sterile injecting equipment, safer injecting advice and information, safer drinking and/or drug use advice. overdose prevention, Naloxone provision and BBV testing. Assertive Linkage into other services.

We are looking for a Specialist Harm Reduction Worker who will work both within our fixed site in Leven and deliver outreach interventions in the Community.

What we’re looking for: A Self motivated and self starter who is passionate about reducing harm across Fife. You’ll have a proven track record of working within substance use services and supporting people.

Further information: This job is subject to a PVG check.

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Community Links Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,151 pro-rata
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 11th April 2021

About the role

You will be based in Harbours GP , providing a specialist, person centred service to people who have health, social care or wellbeing needs within that geographical area.

The aim of the Link Worker is to support people to identify barriers to their overall wellbeing and link them with the appropriate tools, community support or agency to overcome these. This will be delivered using a Social Prescribing model.

The Link Worker role is three fold - patient facing, practice facing and community facing - developing connections between patients, practice staff and local community providers is crucial to the programme.

What we are looking for

If you have a passion for supporting individuals to make sustainable change, have a sound knowledge of the East Lothian area and the social, economic and other factors which may impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities, are qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent then we would love to hear from you.

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Recovery Worker (Casual)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 24th March 2021

Our service in Galashiels provides free and confidential support to people experiencing issues with drugs or alcohol. We work with people on their own goals, whether that's staying safe and healthy, making a small change or stopping an unwanted habit.

We are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Workers to join our team in Galashiels on a casual basis. You must be motivated to work as part of a thriving and diverse team, ensuring recovery opportunities are available for individuals at any point in their recovery journey. Fundamentally, you will strive to work collaboratively with stakeholders, ensuring that the principles of a Recovery Oriented System of Care and true person centred practice are at the heart of all that we do.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSC will be essential.

In return we offer the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided with this advert. At We Are With You we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check.

This a casual 0 hour contract.

For more information about the role please contact Lornda Peddie via email lorna.peddie@wearewithyou.org.uk

About We Are With You

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need.

We work and support people and their goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy,

making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether.

We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face, in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs,

alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

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Service Manager (Community Link Worker Service)

  • Part time
  • £34,229 pro-rata
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 31st March 2021

You will manage our Renfrewshire Community Link Worker service ensuring that a specialist, person centred service is delivered by a team of link workers to people who have health, social care or wellbeing needs. The link workers are based within GP practices in Renfrewshire and you will be expected to manage all aspects of the programme delivery locally; including relationships with the Health and Social Care Partnership, GP and Practice Staff and wider community stakeholders. The Link Worker programme is three fold - patient facing, practice facing and community facing - supporting, identifying and developing connections between patients, practice staff and local community providers is crucial to the programme, and to the role of Community Link Work Manager.

What we’re looking for

The successful candidate will have day-to-day responsibility for the leadership, management and governance of the project to ensure the delivery of a high quality service to our service users. He/she will also be expected to work collaboratively with project funders, relevant stakeholders and other local partners to build strong relationships and ensure effective working partnerships and practices. We are looking for an individual who enjoys innovation, who is resourceful and who is attuned to the shifting landscape of health and social care provision, including digital developments to support health and wellbeing. The role requires excellent leadership and team working skills and a sound knowledge of the social, economic and other factors which impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. Being able to effectively manage risk and safeguard is also a key aspect of this role. The capacity to work with competing demands and tight timescales will be underpinned by a commitment to quality.

In addition, applicants should have at least 2 years management experience in the health or social care sector and hold an SVQ 4 Health & Social Care (Adults) at SCQF level 9 certification or equivalent qualifications that are in line with SSSC requirements.

This a permanent part time role for 30 hours per week.

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