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4 x Support Assistants Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,114
  • On site: 4 Localities in South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 12th June 2024

  • Advertised from 24th May 2024
  • 35 hours (may consider job share)


We are seeking four passionate Support Assistants to join our dynamic and supportive team. If you are looking for a rewarding career where you can make a tangible difference, this role is for you. You will end each week knowing that your efforts have positively impacted the lives of our participants.

The postholders, will work closely with and help assists their colleagues. They will assist in providing a range of support interventions opportunities and activities, including 1-1 and group sessions with participants. The team will also deliver and host a range of group work programmes and workshop activities suited to locality-based needs and individual Beacons.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for support assistants, who have held a similar role either employed or volunteering. Assistant posts may attract people with their own with lived experience of recovery from substance use issues, it might be their first step into the workplace, or it could be someone who has been directly affected by a loved one’s substance use or addictive behaviours. This would require that the applicant with lived experience must be at least 12 months free from problematic substance use.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience and be able to demonstrate working effectively in a similar support role.
  • The ability to build trust based effective, relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Have a proactive and dynamic personal style, with flexibility in style and approach.

In return we offer

  • Competitive salary rates
  • Annual leave: 34 days, increasing 1 day each year to a max of 42days.
  • Employer contributory pension scheme
  • Paid Membership of Disclosure Scotland’s PVG Scheme.
  • Working in a supportive environment
  • Training & Development Opportunities
  • Working for a well-established small organisation where person centred values are at the core.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a project at an exciting time of growth and development. Liber8 has operated in Lanarkshire for 20 years; our mission is to improve the health, mental health, wellbeing and the quality of people's lives, with a particular regard to reducing the negative impact of alcohol and substance use on the individual, families and communities. We work hard to uphold our core values of Passion, Respect, Healing, Compassion, Caring and Recovery. Our values make us who we are and define our actions and behaviours every day. We’d expect the post-holder to uphold and represent our organisation in a way that reflects our values and person-centred way of working.

Application notes

Please download job pack and application form at:

Application form returned to

All posts are subject to satisfactory PVG Checks and references.

Please note CV’s will not be accepted as a means of application.

Closing Date 12th June @5pm