Addaction is looking to appoint a motivated and enthusiastic Substance Misuse Worker to join its new Young People’s Service covering the East Dunbartonshire area. The service will provide community based support in both one to one and group settings for young people at risk as a result of their substance misuse. It will also provide support at evenings and weekends if required.
The successful candidate must have an SVQ Level 3 in Social Care, with a minimum of two years experience working with young people in the addictions field or a transferrable care setting.
Acting as both supporter and facilitator you will help create recovery plans to assist young people through and beyond the challenges they face and work with them to make positive changes to their lives.
In addition, you will have a sound knowledge and understanding of assessment, recovery planning, key working and the issues facing those with drug/alcohol misuse issues. You will have excellent listening skills balanced with a team orientated and proactive attitude.
This is a part time role, working 22.5 days per week, 3 days over 7. The work pattern will be discussed at interview and will be agreed to suit service needs but individual preferences will be taken into account.
A comprehensive role and person specification can be found below.
Bishopbriggs Community Church is a vibrant, multi-generational, charismatic church on the outskirts of Glasgow.
We are currently looking for a passionate, creative and visionary youth worker to coordinate and develop our youth work. This is initially a part-time post. 16 hours a week for at least the next two years.
Main Purpose of Post
Our strap line is Loving God, Loving Others, and our church has the following three core values.
These core values describe our passion for God and for seeing our lives, and the lives of people in our community, transformed through the power of the Holy Spirit.
The post holder will become an integral part of Bishopbriggs Community Church, and work with our leadership team to develop and embody these values with young people in our church and local community. This will involve establishing a vibrant atmosphere of youth work within our church with some community aspects. The main focus will be on young people of secondary school age, but additionally will support children transitioning into secondary school.
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Allander Homecare are looking to recruit compassionate, friendly, reliable and flexible staff who will support, encourage and help our service users to maintain their independence within their own homes.
We are a local company providing homecare services and pride ourselves on the reputation we have built within the area providing the highest quality of care services. We have been been recognised for the last two years as East Dunbartonshire Business Award finalists.
Our rate of pay is £8.75 per hour with increased pay rates over our public holidays.
There are up to 28 days paid holidays and mileage is paid for your travel between clients.
We are looking for positive, honest and reliable individuals who enjoy working with people. Those with a caring and compassionate nature are suited to this line of work. We can offer full training and great job satisfaction while valuing you for the work you will do.
Experience in providing care is a significant advantage, however, full training will be delivered to applicants who are able to demonstrate they possess the right personal qualities.
The company offers good career opportunities with excellent training packages, a friendly environment and the chance to complete SVQ training.
It is an advantage to be a car owner with a full driving license but non-drivers will be considered.
Working within our friendly team you will be undertaking a number of duties which include the following:
• Assisting clients to get dressed
• Personal Care
• Meal Preparation
• Assisting with bedtime routine and getting clients to bed
• Administering medication
We offer a variety of shifts patterns e.g. Full time / Part time / Weekends.