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Service Co-ordinator - North Lanarkshire Crisis Outreach Service

  • Full time
  • £31,349 – £34,151
  • Airdrie (covering North Lanarkshire)
  • Closing 15th March 2024

  • Advertised from 1st March 2024
  • 37 hours. Contract: Permanent


Careers that Care!

Do you have a passion for helping vulnerable people enjoy as much fulfilment as they can and feel included in their community? If compassion, care and inclusiveness are an important part of who you are, our opportunities to work away from the routine in a demanding, challenging but emotionally rewarding role could be for you.

Our Turning Point Scotland Services in North Lanarkshire Alcohol and other Drugs Crisis Outreach are looking for people like you to help provide individualised support to adults with a wide range of needs, either on an individual 1:1 basis or alongside others and as part of a team.

North Lanarkshire Alcohol and other Drugs Crisis Outreach Service

A new service based on the successful Drug Death Taskforce test of change to respond to Near Fatal Overdoses. Following a successful independent evaluation, the ground-breaking model will be main streamed in North Lanarkshire and will also include support to reach those services people find difficult to reach and/or retain, it will also offer short periods of support to those experiencing a crisis. The team will be skilled in delivering an assertive outreach approach that delivers a range of harm reduction interventions including injecting equipment and overdose awareness, the team will also include a nurse who will deliver wound care, healthcare screening and BBV testing. The staff team of approx.15 people consisting of health, social care staff and admin staff. We need someone who shares our belief in reducing harm of alcohol and other drug use, inspiring hope and supporting people to reach their potential.

The support we provide is always person centred, we do this by involving people who know the person well, this includes family and friends, other health and Social Work professionals, Advocacy services and our own staff members.

We believe having the right values of respect, compassion, inclusion and integrity is all you need to join our team! We would offer you full support in completing your application.

As a Service Co-ordinator, you will work with individuals who have a wide range of support needs, providing them with practical and emotional support and encouraging them to achieve their own personal outcomes in all aspects of their daily lives e.g. keeping safe, meaningful activities, community involvement, physical health, relationships, emotional health and wellbeing.

Turning Point Scotland offers a Salary Matching opportunity within the pay points of the role and based on experience.

Application notes

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Please note that IT skills are required for all our vacancies.

Where applicable, successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of start date.

Closing date 15th March 2024