We Are With You
We Are With You

Charity registered in Scotland SC040009

We provide free, confidential support to people experiencing issues with drugs, alcohol or mental health

Current vacancies

Community Links Worker

  • Part time
  • £25,032 pro-rata
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 30th November 2021

We Are With You are offering the exciting opportunity to join our award winning Community Link Worker team in Renfrewshire, take a closer look!

You will be based in a GP Practice or Practices providing a combination of 1:1 and small group support to people referred to you by the Practice team. The role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems, parenting challenges to name just some.

Your remit is to offer evidence based interventions to motivate people and to link them with the right tools, community support or services to improve their wellbeing. This is done using face to face, online and telephone work.

Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence; so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community. Community Link Workers also have a role in supporting the GP Practice to look at wellbeing for the Practice.

If it sounds like a busy, interesting and challenging job, that’s because it is!

It is a great time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker; we provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland; and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feeling well supported and that they can see a real impact of their work.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you good at coming up with ideas, brave enough to try them out and focused enough to make them happen?

Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?

Are you comfortable using digital communications or at least willing to learn?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Do you have insight into how living in a deprived community impacts on health?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information about this job

This job is subject to a PVG check.

Core hours of work will be Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with very occasional evening and/ or weekend work.

This is a permanent part time post for 22.5 hours per week.

If you have any queries regarding these posts then please email leon.pepper@wearewithyou.org.uk

Please note that all applications must be made via the We Are With You website, CVs will not be accepted.

For further details about working with us click here.

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Business Development Partner

  • Full time
  • up to £41,755
  • Home based
  • Closing 10th December 2021

We are With You are looking for Business Development Partners to join our NBCR team - New Business and Contract Team.

We want experienced business development professionals or individuals with comparable and/or transferrable experience, to drive forward our strategy and ambition to develop and grow our services to reach more people.

We are one of the UK’s largest substance misuse and mental health charities providing services since 1967 (formally as Addaction). We believe everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need and we design and deliver our services to achieve this. Our range of services include community and prison substance misuse, recovery services, community link workers, complex needs services, and children and young people’s services.

Responsibilities

Joining our national team of business development partners, bid writers and regional directorates means you’ll be taking on a key leadership role in the design and delivery of successful tenders.

We are at an exciting stage as an organisation, with a clear focus on our strategy and a successful track record of winning new services that help more people. You’ll join a growing team and have the chance to share and further develop your skills, knowledge and experience, alongside a brilliant team of experts from across our organisation.

The role

Working as part of the New Business and Contract Retention Team, you’ll be embedded in one of our 5 regional areas. You will have joint responsibility, alongside the Regional Director of Services, for retaining existing contracts and winning new business opportunities, and be responsible for leading all aspects of the tender process.

You will lead and work collaboratively with a tender team that includes Directors of Services, clinicians, bid writers and departmental leads to develop service models, budgets and partnerships for tenders.

What we’re looking for

Within this role, you’ll need to think creatively and be confident challenging existing ways of working. The type of experience that you will bring to this role may include:

  • being an experienced manager and leader
  • having a proven track record in business development or
  • have worked in operational management, or other comparable leadership or management roles
  • being a highly competent project manager, with proven experience of leading and managing complex tenders or other projects across a team.

On a personal level you’ll;

  • be a confident and highly competent communicator who is able to engage and influence senior stakeholders
  • have excellent IT skills, be highly numerate and be able to analyse and work with complex data and financial information
  • be a team player, who respects the experience and skills of their team, and is able to give and receive feedback
  • be committed to the values and work of We are With You.

Why work for us?

As a team, we work flexibly to meet business needs; usually available during core business hours. When normal travel resumes, you should expect UK travel, overnight on occasions. We offer flexible working within the team to accommodate this and balance work and life commitments.

Further information

We have the following posts available:

1 x Permanent position - London and South East,

1 x Interim 6 month post - Scotland

Both roles are full time for 37.5 hours per week.

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Team Leader Development Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,107 – £32,877
  • Ayrshire
  • Closing 7th December 2021

An exciting, unique and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic individual to join We Are With You as a Development Coordinator. The successful candidate will lead the development of a person-centred continuity of care-based model of long term residential rehabilitation provision for residents of South Ayrshire, in line with the agreed strategic ambition of South Ayrshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership (ADP), and in line with the National Drugs Mission

The successful candidate will:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary and collocated team in South Ayrshire that includes a range of staff, peers and volunteers from third sector and statutory services.
  • Will act as the single point of contact, and coordinate care and support requirements for individuals wishing to access long term residential rehabilitation.
  • Work with the ADP on strategic developments including the long term ambition for residential rehabilitation and non-fatal overdose activities, and attendance at relevant ADP meetings
  • Work collaboratively with a wide range of statutory and third sector partners across the ADP, as well as with internal and external stakeholders, to achieve effective, safe and innovative service provision.

What we’re looking for

We are looking to attract an enthusiastic Individual that has experience of working within the drug and alcohol field and has previous experience of strategic development, project management and partnership working.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience and be able to demonstrate working effectively at a strategic level in a comlex, multi-disciplinary organisation.
  • Have demonstrable skills to influence, persuade and negotiate with stakeholders. As well as the ability to manage effective, successful relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Have a proactive and dynamic personal style, with flexibility in style and approach balances with determination and resilience.
  • Will be qualified to SVQ level 3 in Social services & Healthcare or Community Development.

This job is subject to a PVG check.

This is a permanent full time post at 37.5 hours per week.

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Service Manager (Community Link Worker Service)

  • Part time
  • £34,229 pro-rata
  • Renfrewshire
  • Closing 31st March 2021

You will manage our Renfrewshire Community Link Worker service ensuring that a specialist, person centred service is delivered by a team of link workers to people who have health, social care or wellbeing needs. The link workers are based within GP practices in Renfrewshire and you will be expected to manage all aspects of the programme delivery locally; including relationships with the Health and Social Care Partnership, GP and Practice Staff and wider community stakeholders. The Link Worker programme is three fold - patient facing, practice facing and community facing - supporting, identifying and developing connections between patients, practice staff and local community providers is crucial to the programme, and to the role of Community Link Work Manager.

What we’re looking for

The successful candidate will have day-to-day responsibility for the leadership, management and governance of the project to ensure the delivery of a high quality service to our service users. He/she will also be expected to work collaboratively with project funders, relevant stakeholders and other local partners to build strong relationships and ensure effective working partnerships and practices. We are looking for an individual who enjoys innovation, who is resourceful and who is attuned to the shifting landscape of health and social care provision, including digital developments to support health and wellbeing. The role requires excellent leadership and team working skills and a sound knowledge of the social, economic and other factors which impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities. Being able to effectively manage risk and safeguard is also a key aspect of this role. The capacity to work with competing demands and tight timescales will be underpinned by a commitment to quality.

In addition, applicants should have at least 2 years management experience in the health or social care sector and hold an SVQ 4 Health & Social Care (Adults) at SCQF level 9 certification or equivalent qualifications that are in line with SSSC requirements.

This a permanent part time role for 30 hours per week.

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Recovery Worker (Casual)

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 24th March 2021

Our service in Galashiels provides free and confidential support to people experiencing issues with drugs or alcohol. We work with people on their own goals, whether that's staying safe and healthy, making a small change or stopping an unwanted habit.

We are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Workers to join our team in Galashiels on a casual basis. You must be motivated to work as part of a thriving and diverse team, ensuring recovery opportunities are available for individuals at any point in their recovery journey. Fundamentally, you will strive to work collaboratively with stakeholders, ensuring that the principles of a Recovery Oriented System of Care and true person centred practice are at the heart of all that we do.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSC will be essential.

In return we offer the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided with this advert. At We Are With You we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check.

This a casual 0 hour contract.

For more information about the role please contact Lornda Peddie via email lorna.peddie@wearewithyou.org.uk

About We Are With You

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need.

We work and support people and their goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy,

making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether.

We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face, in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs,

alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.

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Community Links Worker

  • Part time
  • £23,151 pro-rata
  • East Lothian
  • Closing 11th April 2021

About the role

You will be based in Harbours GP , providing a specialist, person centred service to people who have health, social care or wellbeing needs within that geographical area.

The aim of the Link Worker is to support people to identify barriers to their overall wellbeing and link them with the appropriate tools, community support or agency to overcome these. This will be delivered using a Social Prescribing model.

The Link Worker role is three fold - patient facing, practice facing and community facing - developing connections between patients, practice staff and local community providers is crucial to the programme.

What we are looking for

If you have a passion for supporting individuals to make sustainable change, have a sound knowledge of the East Lothian area and the social, economic and other factors which may impact on the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities, are qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent then we would love to hear from you.

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Specialist Harm Reduction Worker

  • Full time
  • Circa £23,000
  • Leven, Fife
  • Closing 16th May 2021

Our Fife Harm Reduction service works with people across Fife to reduce drug and alcohol related harms. We operate from a fixed site in Leven and provide outreach across The Kingdom. We offer a range of services including access to sterile injecting equipment, safer injecting advice and information, safer drinking and/or drug use advice. overdose prevention, Naloxone provision and BBV testing. Assertive Linkage into other services.

We are looking for a Specialist Harm Reduction Worker who will work both within our fixed site in Leven and deliver outreach interventions in the Community.

What we’re looking for: A Self motivated and self starter who is passionate about reducing harm across Fife. You’ll have a proven track record of working within substance use services and supporting people.

Further information: This job is subject to a PVG check.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,900 – £25,390
  • Argyll & Bute, Dunoon, Helensburgh, Oban and the Isle of Islay
  • Closing 30th May 2021

About the job

Our service in Argyll & Bute is commissioned to provide a recovery service for people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use and delivers psycho social interventions in both one to one and group settings for adults entering or sustaining their recovery from drug/alcohol use.

We have service bases in Dunoon, Helensburgh, Oban and the Isle of Islay staffed by Recovery Workers, Recovery Champions and Volunteers but much of our work is carried out in the local communities that we serve.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to provide outreach and support services for individuals across Argyll & Bute, but particularly in the Helensburgh/Lomond area, who are using drugs and/or alcohol.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with substance misuse service users in a health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Adult Social Care is required as a minimum qualification or equivalent qualifications that are in line with SSSC requirements. Registration with the SSSC is essential.

In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within dispersed communities so a driving license and access to a car is essential.

Further information about this job

This a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week.

Interviews will be held via Google Meet.

If you have any queries relating to this role please email workwithus@wearewithyou.org.uk .

Please quote the job reference number on any correspondence

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,485
  • South Ayrshire
  • Closing 30th May 2021

As part of our South Ayrshire Recovery Service we support family members and loved ones affected by another person’s drug or alcohol use.

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to join our team in South Ayrshire. Recovery Workers in South Ayrshire are responsible for providing 1:1 support and group work for people in recovery, in addition to closely working with our partners.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others. In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSSC will be required.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential. In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check. This a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week. Interviews are planned to be held on 7th June via Google Meet

If you have any queries about this role please contact Claire Purdie, Service Manager. Email: claire.purdie@wearewithyou.org.uk

If you have any queries about the application process please email workwithus@wearewithyou.org.uk.

Please quote the reference number in all correspondence.

For further details about working with us clickhere

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Recovery Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,240 pro-rata
  • Dumfries & Galloway
  • Closing 20th June 2021

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to join our team in Dumfries & Galloway.

Recovery Workers in the Dumfries & Galloway are responsible for providing 1:1 support and group work for people affected by substance use, in addition to closely working with our partners

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSSC will be required.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.

In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

The successful applicant will be subject to a PVG check.

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Community Link Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,032
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th July 2021

We Are With You are offering the exciting opportunity to join our award winning Community Link Worker team in Glasgow, take a closer look!

Due to expansion of the service, we have more than 10 full and part time new jobs available in some of the most interesting and diverse communities in Glasgow including: Maryhill, Woodside, Townhead, Bridgeton, Toryglen, Knightswood and Kings Park You will be based in a GP practice or practices providing a combination of 1:1 and small group support to people referred to you by the Practice team.

The role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems, parenting challenges to name just some.

Your remit is to offer evidence based interventions to motivate people and to link them with the right tools, community support or services to improve their wellbeing. This is done using face to face, online and telephone work.

Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence; so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community. Community Link Workers also have a role in supporting the GP Practice to look at wellbeing for the Practice. If it sounds like a busy, interesting and challenging job, that’s because it is! It is a great time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker; we provide Community Link Worker services in three different locations in Scotland; and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feeling well supported and that they can see a real impact of their work.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you good at coming up with ideas, brave enough to try them out and focussed enough to make them happen?

Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?

Are you comfortable using digital communications or at least willing to learn?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Do you have insight into how living in a deprived community impacts on health?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information about this job This job is subject to a PVG check. Core hours of work will be Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with very occasional evening and/or weekend work. Part time posts of 18.5, 22.5 and 30 hours are available as well as full time posts. This is a newly awarded contract, so we will discuss contract length further at interview.

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Contracts Manager

  • Full time
  • £40,030 – £43,368
  • Based anywhere in Scotland
  • Closing 30th August 2021

An exciting and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic leader to join We Are With You as a Contracts Manager. The successful candidate will have direct responsibility for a portfolio of services across Scotland, as well as new contracts that may come on board. It is therefore important that the right candidate has the ability to both lead on growth across Scotland as well as providing support to service management, teams and delivery.

The contract manager role is a fast paced role responsible for working collaboratively with senior leaders and managers within services to continually improve service delivery, identify and support opportunities for innovation and meet the needs of service users.

The role will be responsible for ensuring high standards of governance and high performance, motivating a team of managers, helping people to do and be their best.

Building and maintaining relationships internally and externally to achieve the organisational strategic objectives, see the organization grow and develop.

What we’re looking for

We are looking to attract an experienced Contracts Manager that has a proven track record of leading and managing drug and alcohol or comparable services that has strong interpersonal skills and the ability to quickly establish credibility and make a positive impact.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience and be able to demonstrate working effectively at management level in a comlex, multi-disciplinary organisation.
  • Have demonstrable skills to influence, persuade and negotiate with stakeholders. As well as the ability to manage effective, successful relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Have a proactive and dynamic personal style, with flexibility in style and approach balances with determination and resilience.
  • A proven track record of creating and maintaining a strong performance management culture that has the ability to interpret and analyse problems, to create viable, sustainable solutions.
  • Have demonstrable experience in the competitive tendering environment with the necessary skills and abilities associated with contract retention and growth.
  • Be qualified to SVQ Care Services Leadership and Management at SCQF Level 10.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check.

This is a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week and can be based anywhere in Scotland.

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Access and Engagement Worker

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 26th August 2021

We have an excellent opportunity to join our team in Glasgow as an Access and Engagement Worker.

You must be motivated to work as part of a diverse team and understand the importance of communicating with your line manager and extended team members. As the first point of contact for people engaging with the service, you will be flexible, resilient and solution focused, ensuring that effective and easy to navigate pathways are in place.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others. In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSSC will be essential. The successful candidate will be required to have a good level of IT skills and experience using databases and liaising with external partners. In return we offer the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided with this advert. At We Are With You we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check

This is a permanent part time role for 22.5 hours per week.

Interviews are planned to be held on 6th September.

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Community Links Workers

  • Full time
  • £25,032
  • Argyll & Bute
  • Closing 31st October 2021

We Are With You are recruiting for the brand new Argyll and Bute Community Link Worker Service. Community Link Workers are based in a GP practice and provide a combination of 1:1 and small group support to help people improve their health and wellbeing.

The team will cover GP Practices in Oban, Lochgilphead, Campbeltown, Islay, Dunoon, Bute and Helensburgh. We are happy to hear from people who want to work in just one of these locations, but are also very keen to hear from people who would be willing to travel between two locations. The hours in each location vary from 7.5, 15, 22.5 hours, but if combined could be full time.

The Community Link Worker role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, loneliness, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems and parenting challenges to name just some.

Community Link Workers offer interventions to support and motivate people to improve their health and wellbeing; and link them with the right tools, community support and services. This is done using face to face, online, telephone and community appointments.

Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence in the community so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community.

It is an excellent time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker. We provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feel well supported and see a real impact of their work.

We Are With You have been providing support services in Argyll and Bute since 2015, and we have strong connections and presence across the whole region.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you good at coming up with ideas and working on action plans?

Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?

Are you comfortable using digital communications or at least willing to learn?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Do you have insight into health inequalities?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check.

Core hours of work will be between Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with very occasional evening and/or weekend work.

Part time posts of 7.5, 15, 22.5 and 30 hours are available as well as full time posts.

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Team Leader

  • Full time or Part time
  • £28,107
  • Oban, Lochgilphead ,Campbeltown, Dunoon, Bute or Helensburgh
  • Closing 31st October 2021

We Are With You are recruiting a Team Leader for the brand new Argyll and Bute Community Link Worker Service.

This is an exciting new role for a flexible individual who wants to combine leading a small team whilst still being a frontline Community Links Worker.

The Team Leader’s time will be split between managerial tasks and Community Link Worker provision. The post can be based in one of the following locations; Oban, Lochgilphead, Campbeltown, Dunoon, Bute or Helensburgh. The hours will be 30 or 37.5 hours depending on location.

The Community Links Team are based in GP Practises and see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, loneliness, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems and parenting challenges to name just some. Community Links Workers offer interventions to support and motivate people to improve their health and wellbeing; and link them with the right tools, community support and services. This is done using face to face, online, telephone and community appointments. The Team Leader will build a strong profile for the service and themselves, and represent the service to stakeholders, networkers and forums; so you should have good presentation and networking skills.

It is an excellent time to join our organisation as a Team Leader; we provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland; and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning. Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feel well supported and see a real impact of their work. The post holder will be supported by the Contracts Manager to deliver the service. We Are With You have been providing support services in Argyll and Bute since 2015, and we’ve strong connections and presence across the whole region.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing? Are you good at supporting colleagues and building team spirit? Are you good at coming up with ideas and working on action plans? Do you have good knowledge about the health and wellbeing services in Argyll and Bute and easily make connections with people? Can you keep yourself and others well organised and work to a service model? Do you have insight into health inequalities and ways to tackle them? Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or above?

The service will be based initially in GP Practises in Oban, Lochgilphead, Campbeltown, Dunoon, Bute or Helensburgh. You should be comfortable using digital communications as their will be a good deal of online work. Some travel will also be required, to be discuss further at interview If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information about this job

This job is subject to a PVG check. Core hours of work will be between Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with very occasional evening and/or weekend work. This post can be either full time at 37.5 hours or part time as 30 hours, to be discussed at interview.

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Recovery Worker - East Ayrshire

  • Full time
  • £22,070
  • East Ayrshire
  • Closing 14th November 2021

We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to join our team in East Ayrshire covering Kilmarnock and surrounding rural areas.

Recovery Workers in East Ayrshire are responsible for providing 1:1 support and group work for people in recovery, in addition to closely working with our partners.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidate will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. They will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition they will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or justice setting.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is preferable.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG check and an SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSSC will be required.

This is a permanent full time post for 37.5 hours per week.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £23,315
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st November 2021

We are currently looking to recruit enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to join our Recovery Hub in North West Glasgow on a permanent basis. You must be motivated to work as part of a thriving and diverse team, ensuring recovery opportunities are available for individuals at any point in their recovery journey. Fundamentally, you will strive to work collaboratively with stakeholders, ensuring that the principles of a Recovery Oriented System of Care and true person centred practice are at the heart of all that we do.

What we’re looking for

Ideally the successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with people in a recovery, health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care is required as a minimum qualification and registration with the SSC will be essential.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.

In return we offer the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided with this advert. At We Are With You we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Further information

This job is subject to a PVG level.

This will be a permanent position working 37.5 hours a week. Some evening and weekend work will be required.

For any queries about the role contact lauren.rae@wearewithyou.org.uk

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Community Link Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,032
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th November 2021

We Are With You are offering the exciting opportunity to join our award winning Community Link Worker team in Glasgow, take a closer look!

We have full time and part time jobs available in the interesting and diverse communities of Glasgow. You will be based in a GP Practice or Practices providing a combination of 1:1 and small group support to people referred to you by the Practice team. The role is a ‘generalist’ role; meaning that you will see people facing all kinds of health and wellbeing challenges; including low level mental health difficulties, disability, long term conditions, bereavement, poverty, relationship difficulties, experience of trauma, housing problems, parenting challenges to name just some.

Your remit is to offer evidence based interventions to motivate people and to link them with the right tools, community support or services to improve their wellbeing. This is done using face to face, online and telephone work.

Community Link Workers build up great connections and local presence; so as to strengthen the connection between the GP Practice and the community. Community Link Workers also have a role in supporting the GP Practice to look at wellbeing for the Practice. If it sounds like a busy, interesting and challenging job, that’s because it is! It is a great time to join our organisation as a Community Link Worker; we provide Community Link Worker services in four different locations in Scotland; and have a really strong focus on a positive team culture and learning.

Our staff team report really high levels of job satisfaction, feeling well supported and that they can see a real impact of their work.

What we’re looking for

Do you have a real passion for helping people improve their health and wellbeing?

Are you good at coming up with ideas, brave enough to try them out and focused enough to make them happen?

Do you naturally collect information and make good connections with people?

Are you comfortable using digital communications or at least willing to learn?

Can you keep yourself well organised and work to a service model?

Do you have insight into how living in a deprived community impacts on health?

Are you qualified to SVQ Level 3 in Social Services and Health Care or Community Development or equivalent?

If you are a yes to the above then we would love to hear from you.

Further information This job is subject to a PVG check.

Core hours of work will be Mon-Friday 9am -5pm, with very occasional evening and/ or weekend work.

Part time posts of 22.5 hours are available as well as full time posts.

Contract length will be discussed further at the interview.

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