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Young Person's Employment Advisor

  • Full time
  • £26,002 – £28,891
  • Citywide but based within the GCA office in North Claremont Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 2nd October 2023

  • Advertised from 14th September 2023
  • 35 hours over 5 days, occasional Saturday work. Flexible working, part-time hours, or job-sharing arrangements will be considered for the right candidate. Fixed Term till end March 2024.


Young Person’s Recovery Service is based within the Elevate Team. It will provide diversionary work and promote recovery for young people where drugs and alcohol have been a risk for them and promote pathways to employment, provide training, education and volunteering opportunities. Young Person’s Recovery Service will support individuals to achieve positive destinations.

This project is led by Glasgow Health & Social Care Partnership (GHSCP), National Health Service Greater Glasgow & Clyde (NHSGG&C) and Glasgow Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP) and delivered by GCA through Elevate.


Young Person's Employment Advisor will prepare young people (16-24 year olds) where drugs and alcohol have been a risk for them, for work and support through the job search, application and interview process; providing them with skills, motivation and confidence to move into suitable sustainable employment

In return for choosing to work for GCA, the benefits you will receive are:

  • Very generous annual leave entitlement: full time employees start with an annual leave entitlement of 37 days (inclusive of 12 bank holidays) which increases to 38 days after 2 years, 40 days after 5 years and 42 days after 10 years length of service.
  • 5 duvet days where employees may take time off at short notice.
  • Death in service policy of 2 times salary.
  • Cycle to work scheme where employees can save money on a new bike and spread the cost.
  • Training and development commitment to help employees perform to the best of their abilities.

Organisation Profile:

Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) was founded in 1965 and is the oldest established Council on Alcohol in Scotland. GCA is a voluntary organisation working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol misuse through the provision of a range of high-quality advice, information, counselling, support, prevention and education and training services.

Application notes

For an application pack please see below or head to our websites and

If you need the application form in an alternative format please contact Glasgow Council on Alcohol, 14 North Claremont Street, Glasgow G3 7LE Tel: 0141 353 1800 or e-mail us at

Please note: A PVG membership will be required for this post. This will be arranged by Glasgow Council on Alcohol.

No CV’s please, submit completed applications to:

Closing date for applications: Monday 2nd October 2023

Date of shortlist meeting to select candidates for Interview: Wednesday 4th October 2023

Date of interviews: Tuesday 17th October & Wednesday 18th October 2023

Date for feedback for candidates selected for interview: Friday 20th October 2023

Date of appointment: ASAP