Addictions Support And Counselling
Addictions Support And Counselling

Charity registered in Scotland SC023353

We provide a range of counselling, community rehabilitation & recovery development services for people affected by substance misuse to help them on their recovery journey.

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Substance Use Recovery Development Team Leader

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,709 – £30,181
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 13th May 2021

We are seeking someone who is passionate and enthusiastic about recovery and who has a good track record in promoting successful recovery development work, peer support and community development initiatives. A self-starter, and a highly skilled communicator, you will be pivotal in developing good links between treatment & support services, Forth Valley Recovery Community (FVRC) and aftercare provision. Employed by ASC, you will be comfortable in working with a range of stakeholders to develop and champion a robust recovery orientated system of care that has peer development at its heart.

Length of contract: Initially to 31 March 2023, thereafter to be determined primarily by the availability of funding.

You will:

  • Have a recognised professional qualification at a minimum of SVQ level 4
  • Be successful in managing a dedicated staff team
  • Have a good understanding of and familiarity with what works to promote and sustain recovery
  • Be successful in providing evidence-based recovery interventions, and
  • Have an ability to work flexibly and creatively in motivating, supporting and developing people in recovery
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Counsellor with Women’s Outreach Team

  • Part time
  • £24,289 – £26,891 pro-rata
  • Hamilton
  • Closing 14th June 2021

We provide a range of recovery focussed services for people affected by addictions and related mental health issues. We are seeking an experienced and competent practitioner to join with our partner agency Circle in supporting mothers and their families affected by parental involvement in the criminal justice system.

Based in Hamilton and working across South and North Lanarkshire, as a qualified counsellor you will be passionate about recovery and have a good track record in providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) interventions. You will be competent in undertaking assessments and delivering intensive support to women with complex needs. You will be able to demonstrate a high level of quality throughout all your work. As a team player, you will be comfortable in working in a successful and innovative joint service that is a proven alternative to custody. You will have a recognised professional counselling qualification at a minimum of SVQ level 4 and be familiar with managing a busy caseload and in monitoring and recording all aspects of your work, and be familiar with the SSSC Codes of Practice for employees and employers.

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Recovery Worker - Education, Support & Training

  • Part time
  • £24,289 – £26,891 pro-rata
  • Stirling and working across Forth Valley
  • Closing 15th July 2021

Looking for a challenging and rewarding post? If so, this is an excellent opportunity to take on a meaningful and rewarding role where your actions will make a difference to people’s lives and to the community. Be part of an amazing team and a vibrant charity that has been supporting and empowering vulnerable adults since 1975. ASC is a charity dedicated to providing a range of recovery focussed services and activities for people affected by addictions and associated mental health problems.

We are looking for an experienced and highly skilled practitioner who can join us in helping vulnerable people to:

  • support their mental wellbeing
  • sustain their recovery
  • acquire employability skills through further education and training opportunities
  • empower them to reintegrate into the wider society

Based in Stirling and working across Forth Valley, you will work closely with tutors from the Forth Valley College, employability training providers, housing, social services and treatment services, creating a package of support for our service users to work towards positive outcomes.

You will use your assessment, care planning and intervention skills to process referrals and to provide a range of individual and group- based support including psycho-educational interventions, relapse prevention and the development of coping strategies to overcome barriers to change. You will be committed to using CBT techniques through a person centred approach and competent in monitoring and recording all aspects of your work.

Length of contract. Fixed term until 31 July 2024, thereafter to be determined primarily by the availability of funding.

You will

  • have a recognised professional qualification to a minimum of SVQ level 4 in an appropriate profession
  • have a recognised award or qualification in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), or be willing to obtain an award within 3 months of commencing employment
  • be successful in providing evidence-based interventions, and
  • have an ability to work flexibly and creatively in motivating, supporting and developing people in recovery
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