Tayside Council on Alcohol
Tayside Council on Alcohol

Charity registered in Scotland SC006511

Tayside Council on Alcohol

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Mentor/Resource Worker (One Stop Womens Learning Service- OWLS)

  • Full time
  • £25,552
  • TCA Offices, Perth and Perth & Kinross Council Owls Centre, Perth
  • Closing 1st December 2023

This is a TCA post, in partnership with OWLS, Community Justice, working alongside women in the community area of Perth & Kinross. The successful applicant will be employed by Tayside Council on Alcohol.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic individual who can provide life changing support to female offenders using a bespoke mentoring approach. We are looking for a passionate and driven individual who can encourage, clients to be empowered and make positive life changes with support and successful reintegration into their community; this would include arranging help with housing, debt, benefits, addictions and family relationships, education, training, and employment. The successful candidate must have access to a car.

We specialise in working with females and more complex case work so your background and training should evidence that in some way. You will be joining a team of successful staff who pride themselves on quality work and delivery and making a real difference in some very challenging circumstances. Mentoring is a voluntary relationship of engagement, encouragement, and trust. Its immediate priority is to offer support, guidance, and practical assistance to offenders/ex-offenders in the community who can be vulnerable.

You must be a team player and can accept responsibility and make decisions. You will possess good interpersonal skills, good communications skills, both written and oral, and competency in basic computing and IT. You will be capable of logical thinking, practical problem-solving, objective assessment skills and report writing. You must also be able to motivate and support others. You will be required to take on role of providing service cover within the OWLS centre.

Please note that the post has a genuine occupational requirement for the post holder to be female due to the client group. This is in line with Equality Act 2010 guidelines.

Additional Information: More information on the post can be obtained by contacting sandra.ritchie@alcoholtayside.com or by phoning 01738 580336.

This vacancy has now closed

Mentor / Resource Worker, Mentoring for Men service

  • Full time
  • £20,729 – £25,552
  • TCA Office, Perth and covering Perthshire.
  • Closing 24th November 2023

Are you an ambitious, creative, and influential practitioner who is passionate about supporting individuals to bring about change in their lives?

As a Mentor/Resource Worker, you will be responsible for implementing a range of interventions and support measures as part of an integrated package of social support. The support service is specifically designed to address the complex needs of men who are involved in the Community Justice System. You will work systemically in delivering a relationship-based programme where frequency, tenacity and creativity are central.

You will work with individuals to create positive support networks and address issues such as; housing, benefits, and social networks. Work will be delivered through tailored one-to-one input that supports individual’s personal development and creates pathways to long-term engagement with relevant support services.

While the nature of this role means that TCA welcomes applications from individuals with personal lived experience of substance use and recovery, this is not a role requirement.

Additional Information: - More information on the post can be obtained by contacting sandra.ritchie@alcoholtayside.com or by phoning 01738 580336.