Moving On Inverclyde
Moving On Inverclyde

Charity registered in Scotland SC034197

Moving On Inverclyde has supported recovery from problematic substance use (drugs and alcohol) in Inverclyde since 2001. Over this period we have developed and grown our project to ensure that those seeking support can be assured that with us they will find ‘RECOVERY AT THE POINT OF NEED’. We aim to ENCOURAGE, EMPOWER and EQUIP people with the skills and abilities to make positive recovery focused changes and embrace a better quality of life in a thriving Inverclyde.

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Treasurer

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 29th February 2024

Moving On Inverclyde is a Centre of Excellence facilitating long-term Recovery pathways for individuals and their families with problematic substance use. Based in Greenock, we offer a four-phase modular programme based around themes of Hope, Change, Motivation and Resilience – and service users can start or exit at any stage relevant to them. These four stages, offer group sessions, key working and one to one sessions as well as peer led activities such as SMART Recovery, Auricular Acupuncture and Yoga and all of which have psychosocial interventions built in.

• Our Vision

Supporting individuals to achieve success for themselves, their families, and their community by rebuilding lives, restoring hope, and reshaping futures.

• Our Mission

Leading the recovery pathway throughout Inverclyde transforming lives through empowerment and connections.

Treasurer Overview

Moving On Inverclyde’s accounts are produced annually by an external accountancy firm.

Xero Financial software is used to monitor and review budgets and incoming/outgoing costs.

As well as being a board member contributing to general discussions, specifically, the Treasurer will be responsible for overseeing the financial information and advising the board.

Working with the Service Manager to manage funding input and output.

Helping to analyse the yearly financial commitment and reserve policy.

Supporting the Services Administrator to record and submit accounts details if required.

Monitor and advise the board on the overall financial health of the charity.

Consult with bank signatories as required and ensure correct practices are in place.

Board meetings take place on a Monday evening, every six weeks.

Skills and Qualities required.

Accountancy Qualification

Knowledge of bookkeeping and finance management (as necessary)

Good financial analysis skills

Ability to communicate clearly.

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Project Worker (Recovery)

  • Full time
  • £24,000 – £25,500
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 15th February 2024

Moving On Inverclyde provides a 4-phase recovery programme for individuals and their families with problematic relationships with substances. Working as part of a dedicated team, this role will be responsible for initial assessment through to aftercare support. As part of this, you will work through a recovery action plan and complete ongoing reviews to ensure the needs of each person is being met and signposting to additional services as required.

In addition to this, a large part of the role will be delivering group work sessions based around Early Intervention, Relapse Prevention, and SMART recovery theory, using CBT psycho social activities, tools and resources.

As a Project Worker, you will manage your own caseload and provide support through individual key working sessions and liaise with other services when required to ensure a wrap around service is available as required. This includes referring to our own Counselling provision as necessary.

Previous experience of recovery support is preferred as is previous experience of group work planning, design and delivery.

A full Job Description is available for download below.

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Service Manager

  • Full time
  • £35,000 – £38,000
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 6th May 2022

Moving On Inverclyde is a recovery-focused community service with charitable status, supporting adults and family members experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use across Inverclyde. We have been operating in the locality since 2002. We provide a 4-stage programme of support including therapeutic one-to-one and groupwork, as well as recreational and other activities.

Due to the imminent retirement of the current postholder, we are seeking to recruit a Service Manager to take the service forward, manage and support our team of enthusiastic and committed staff, as well as carry out general management duties for the service.

The Service Manager will have a minimum of 5 years’ experience of health or social care work, preferably including work with issues related to alcohol and other drugs. A relevant professional qualification and a qualification in management at SCQF level 9/10 are essential.

This is a full time post (35 hours per week) for a fixed term of 12 months in the first instance, subject to continued funding beyond that period. Salary will be £35-38,000 per annum. The post may involve some unsocial hours (by negotiation). The post will be based at Moving On Inverclyde’s offices in Jamaica St., Greenock. There will be flexibility to do some work from home as appropriate.

If you would like to arrange an informal chat or visit, please contact Bruce Thomson, Service Manager at bruce@movingoninverclyde.com .

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Counsellor, Trauma & Mental Health

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 6th August 2021

About Us:

Moving On Inverclyde is a community-based service supporting recovery from problematic substance use (alcohol and drugs) in Inverclyde. It is an active partner in a local network of services and supports for people in Inverclyde affected by drugs and alcohol. It provides a range of interventions through one-to-one and groupwork support to adults over 18.

A number of Moving On service users present with backgrounds of trauma affecting their mental health, related to issues including adverse childhood experiences, sexual, physical or emotional abuse, and bereavement, amongst others.

The Role:

The Counsellor will provide support to service users via 8-week blocks of one-to-one counselling, addressing issues relating to their mental health and/or trauma.

The Postholder will hold a recognised counselling qualification at Diploma level (e.g. COSCA), with a minimum of 200 post-qualifying client hours, and will be accredited with the BACP, COSCA, UKCP or equivalent.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the role will involve:

  • Acting as a member of Moving On team in the delivery of its recovery programme
  • Identifying and assessing the needs of referrals from Moving On colleagues for mental health and trauma counselling
  • Negotiating and delivering 8-session blocks of counselling
  • Maintaining clear written records of work with service users
  • Maintaining clear written and verbal communications, both internally and with a range of external agencies
  • Taking part in reviews of service users’ recovery plans
  • Taking part in regular team and case meetings and service user reviews
  • Receiving external, professional supervision for the counselling role and caseload at a frequency of 90 minutes per month (paid for by Moving On)
  • Assisting as a team member in the ongoing evaluation and development of Moving On
  • Acting in a professional and respectful manner to everyone at all times
  • Following SSSC, COSCA and BACP codes of conduct and ethics at all times
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Project Worker, Early Intervention

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 30th July 2021

About Us:

Moving On Inverclyde is a community-based service supporting adults who are recovering from problematic substance use (alcohol and drugs) in Inverclyde.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our team as an Early Intervention project worker. You will work in a person-centred way alongside service users entering our service to support their individual needs. You will require to have a relevant qualification in health or social care at a minimum of SVQ3 or HNC level.

The Role:

Excellent communication and relationship building skills are essential, as you will work alongside various partner agencies and groups.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the role will involve:

• Attending allocations meetings with local partner agencies to identify referrals to our service

• Taking referrals for the service

• Carrying out needs assessments with service users

• Drawing up recovery plans with service users

• Providing one-to-one support to service users in a variety of locations, including Moving On offices, local venues and service users’ own homes

• Working effectively as a member of Moving On’s wider staff team

• Maintaining clear verbal and written communications with Moving On colleagues and external agencies

• Maintaining clear written records

• Monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of recovery plans with service users

• Following Moving On’s policies & procedures and appropriate codes of conduct at all times

The post will involve some out of hours working, including evenings and weekends.

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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Greenock
  • Closing 18th June 2021

Moving On Inverclyde is a recovery-focused community service supporting adults and family members experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use across Inverclyde. We have been operating in the locality since 2002. We provide a 4-stage programme of support including therapeutic one-to-one and groupwork, as well as recreational and other activities.

We have an opportunity for a new project worker to join our team of committed staff. Experience of health or social care work; and working with or helping individuals who have an alcohol and/or drug problem is essential. A relevant qualification at a minimum level of HNC or SVQIII is essential.

This will be a full-time post (35 hours per week) for a fixed term of 12 months in the first instance, subject to continued funding beyond that period. The post may involve some unsocial hours (by negotiation). The post will be based at Moving On Inverclyde offices in Jamaica St., Greenock.

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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 9th April 2021

Recruitment of Board Members

Moving On Inverclyde is a recovery-focused community service supporting adults and family members experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use. We have been operating in the locality since 2002. We have charitable status and currently employ 8 staff. Our Board directs the strategy and operations of Moving On.

Our Board members are passionate about the need to support people affected by drugs and alcohol issues in Inverclyde. We currently have 6 Board members and wish to expand the range of skills and experience that our members bring. We are also keen to ensure representation of people currently employed in health and social care roles in Inverclyde.

Additional areas of expertise we are interested in include:

· Accounting

· Work with younger people (18-25)

· Family support

The Board meets every 6 weeks (9 times per annum) for an early evening meeting lasting approximately 2 hours.

Please see oscr.org.uk/guidance-and-forms/guidance-and-good-practice-for-charity-trustees.

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