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

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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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