Wellbeing Services Support Worker (female)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,850 – £24,951
  • On site: Based within the GCA office in North Claremont Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 19th July 2024


  • Advertised from 24th June 2024
  • Multiple opportunities available : Full time (35 hours) or part time Flexible working, part-time hours, or job-sharing arrangements will be considered for the right candidate.

Role

Please note; As this post will involve work in a women’s only service, there is a genuine occupational requirement to ensure that we recruit a female Wellbeing Services Support Worker and therefore this post is only open to women (exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010).

Role:

The Wellbeing Services Support Worker will provide safe, effective tiered support for female survivors of gender based violence and their families who access our services across Glasgow and are most at risk from addictions, homelessness, social isolation and poverty. This role will focus specifically on supporting those aged between 16 – 25. The service will address health and social wellbeing, while promoting and supporting the development of trauma informed practice; guiding individuals through their healing process, introducing tools to develop coping skills and to live manageable lives.

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 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.

• Working for an employer focused on delivering its vision and mission by living its values of Respect, Empathy and Collaboration.

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 head to our website glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org or download below.

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 recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org.

Please note: A PVG membership will be required for this post. This will be arranged by Glasgow Council on Alcohol. You will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK.

No CV’s please, submit completed applications to: recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org

STAGE IN PROCESS TIMESCALE

Closing date for applications: Friday 19th July 2024

Date of shortlist meeting to select candidates for interview: Tuesday 23rd July 2024

Date of interviews: Tuesday 30th July 2024

Date for feedback for candidates selected for interview: Friday 2nd August 2024

Date of appointment: Monday 2nd September 2024

N.B If you have not received a phone call/email inviting to interview by 5pm on Wednesday 24th July 2024 your application has not been successful.


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