Glasgow Council On Alcohol
Glasgow Council On Alcohol

Charity registered in Scotland SC014501

Glasgow Council on Alcohol is a leading provider of alcohol support and has been providing a range of award winning services across Glasgow and surrounding areas for over 50 years and has an excellent reputation for partnership working and a proven track record of helping individuals to achieve their goals.

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Alcohol Counsellor

  • Full time
  • £21,565
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 1st April 2021

Please note;In order to ensure the organisation can offer both male and female counsellors to clients, there is a genuine occupational requirement to ensure that we recruit a male alcohol counsellor and therefore this post is only open to men (exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010).

Role:

The Alcohol Counsellor will provide an alcohol counselling, advice and information service for individuals aged 16 and over with problematic alcohol use or affected by other people’s problematic alcohol use. The service will be provided from North Claremont Street Office and community settings.

The Counsellor’s main responsibility will be to respond quickly to referrals, organise and deliver advice, information and counselling to individuals who wish to reduce or abstain from alcohol use. The successful candidate will have the qualities and skills to listen and respond sensitively and creatively to the needs of service users, promoting positive engagement in the service.

There may be an opportunity to provide practice supervision to volunteer counsellors.

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.

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Self Employed Tutors

  • Part time or Flexible
  • Sessional
  • 14 North Claremont Street, Glasgow, G3 7LE
  • Closing 5th April 2021

Organisation Profile

Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) has been working with individuals, families, and communities across Glasgow and beyond since 1965, tackling the causes and effects of alcohol misuse. We believe that health and wellbeing are vital to individuals, family relationships and communities, and recognise that alcohol is an issue that can affect everyone, regardless of their background.

Tutor

GCA is looking to attract experienced tutors who are COSCA accredited as trainers to deliver the COSCA counselling skills modules.

GCA would guarantee flexible hours per month at a rate of £20 per hour.

30 hours teaching per module

4 modules

120 hours

Plus 12 hours marking per module

4 modules

48 hours

Total hours 168= £3360

Zoom use included on GCA zoom Account

CDP access

The course would be initially delivered over zoom due to current training requirements

GCA is one of the founding COSCA members and adheres to the COSCA ethical framework for good practice in counselling, psychotherapy and counselling skills. We also ensure that all practitioners employed by GCA are members of COSCA and suitably qualified.

Additionally the individual will be required to hold a PVG registration and have personal liability insurance.

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In Work Support Advisor x 2 posts

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,658 – £26,495
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th April 2021

The In Work Support Advisor will provide a personalised support service assisting participants who have been affected by poor mental health or have experience of homelessness or the criminal justice service as well as those in recovery to gain new employment opportunities or sustain in existing work.

This will include providing work place support to participants as well as providing support and advice to the participant’s employer.

Organisation Profile:

Elevate is one service with two routes to employability: Elevate Glasgow PSP and Recovery Employability Service. Elevate offer a person-centred approaches to individuals in their employability journey.

Public Social Partnerships (PSPs) are strategic partnering arrangements, through which the public sector can collaborate with third sector organisations (voluntary, charity and social enterprise organisations) to share responsibility for designing services. A key principle of this approach is that services are designed co-productively with service users. Glasgow Council on Alcohol are the Lead Partner.

Elevate is an employability service for people in recovery from drugs/or alcohol. We are delighted that we are now able to extend the service to include aftercare provision for those in work to include those affected by poor mental health or have experience of homelessness or the criminal justice service as well as those in recovery.

Glasgow Council on Alcohol is a leading provider of alcohol support and has been providing a range of award winning services across Glasgow and surrounding areas for over 50 years and has an excellent reputation for partnership working and a proven track record of helping individuals to achieve their goals.

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Practice Supervisor

  • Part time
  • £27,851 – £30,335 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st April 2021

The Practice Supervisor will manage and coordinate a high quality Practice Supervision service within GCA, ensuring all volunteers, PHD students and alcohol counsellors receive appropriate practice supervision, support and guidance.

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.

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Self-Employed Practice Supervisor

  • Flexible
  • Sessional
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 21st April 2021

GCA has been working with individuals, families and communities across Glasgow and beyond since 1965, tackling the causes and effects of alcohol misuse. We believe that health and wellbeing are vital to individuals, family relationships and communities, and recognise that alcohol is an issue that can affect everyone, regardless of their background.

Counselling Supervisor

GCA are looking to attract an experienced Counselling Supervisors who are BACP/COSCA or BABCP registered. The individuals would need to demonstrate at least two years of experience as a Practice Supervisor.

GCA would guarantee flexible hours per month at a rate of £35 per hour. GCA would provide the rooms for supervision and the Supervisors will have access the GCA training Calendar which counts towards CPD.

GCA is one of the founding COSCA members and adheres to the COSCA ethical framework for good practice in counselling, psychotherapy and counselling skills. We also ensure that all practitioners employed by GCA are members of COSCA and suitably qualified.

You will be responsible for providing clinical supervision to GCA practitioners, ensuring safe and ethical practice and support clinical performance and development of counsellor’s practice. This enables the charity to be effective and efficient in delivering GCA’s core services.

Reporting To: Client Services Manager

The individuals interested in working with GCA must be registered as an accredited Counsellor/supervisor with COSCA/BACP/BABCP/UKCP and hold a Post Graduate Diploma/MA in counselling/Psychotherapy, as well as a professional qualification in clinical supervision. The individuals should have a minimum of two years’ post registration clinical experience in counselling supervision.

Additionally the individual will be required to hold a PVG registration and have personal liability insurance.

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Senior Counsellor/Practice Supervisor

  • Part time
  • £27,851 – £30,335 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 11th June 2021

Please note; In order to ensure the organisation can offer both male and female counsellors to clients, there is a genuine occupational requirement to ensure that we recruit a male Senior Counsellor/Practice Supervisor and therefore this post is only open to men (exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010).

Role:

The Senior Counsellor/Practice Supervisor will provide a counselling, advice and information service for individuals aged 16 and over with problematic alcohol use or affected by other people’s problematic alcohol use. Also manage and coordinate a high-quality Practice Supervision service within GCA, ensuring all volunteers and students receive appropriate practice supervision, support and guidance. The service will be provided from North Claremont Street Office and community settings.

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 12 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.

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.

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Employability Support Worker x 3 posts

  • Part time
  • £18,074 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th August 2021

The Employability Support Worker is a role within the Elevate-Glasgow PSP team which offers a person-centred approach to individuals in their employability journey.

The Employability Support Worker will make a real impact to individuals’ day to day lives as they uniquely tailor their personal development, offer emotional and practical support and set realistic goals as part of their journey to employability opportunities. Assisting participants who have been affected by poor mental health or have experience of homelessness or the criminal justice service as well as those in recovery.

The Employability Support Worker will be employed by, and based in, Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA). GCA is the lead partner of the PSP.

Experience in a previous employability/social/support work environment or voluntary sector role is essential. Candidates must have good communication skills, be flexible and have a positive attitude.

You will require a PVG check through Disclosure Scotland. The job is dependent on suitable references.

Organisation Profile: Elevate-Glasgow is a Public Social Partnership (PSP). Its aim is to improve the design of services for people in recovery from substance misuse regarding their employability and to enhance partner agencies’ commitment to collaboration and innovation in the delivery of support services.

Public Social Partnerships (PSPs) are strategic partnering arrangements, through which the public sector can collaborate with third sector organisations (voluntary, charity and social enterprise organisations) to share responsibility for designing services. A key principle of this approach is that services are designed co-productively with service users.

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.

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HR Manager (Maternity Cover)

  • Full time
  • £30,947 – £33,595
  • Glasgow (Blended working arrangement opportunity)
  • Closing 11th August 2021

The HR Manager (Maternity Cover) will be accountable for HR systems, policies, contracts and other documentation, employment law compliance and fostering company culture.

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 12 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.

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.

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Senior Counsellor

  • Part time
  • £27,851 – £30,335 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 13th August 2021

The Senior Counsellor will provide a counselling, advice and information service for individuals aged 16 and over with problematic alcohol use or affected by other people’s problematic alcohol use. The Senior Counsellor will also manage and co-ordinate a high-quality service within GCA, whilst ensuring staff counsellors, volunteers and students receive appropriate practice supervision, support and guidance. The service will be provided from North Claremont Street Office and community settings.

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 12 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.

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.

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Support Worker (Wellbeing Services)

  • Full time
  • £18,074 – £18,907
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 17th August 2021

The Support Worker (Wellbeing Services) will provide safe, effective tiered support for Survivors and their families who access our services across Glasgow and are most at risk from addictions, homelessness, social isolation and poverty. 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.

Flexible working, part-time hours, or job-sharing arrangements will be considered for the right candidate. GCA deliver services over 6 days per week.

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

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 12 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.

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.

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Befriending Co-ordinator

  • Part time
  • £23,661 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 18th August 2021

The Befriending Co-ordinator will be responsible for the day to day planning, co-ordination and delivery of a befriending service to support survivors who access GCA’s wellbeing services across Glasgow and are most at risk from addictions, homelessness, social isolation and poverty. The Befriending Co-ordinator will also recruit and train volunteer befrienders to provide support and encouragement for individuals who use GCA’s wellbeing services, however struggle to stay engaged.

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 12 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.

Flexible working, part-time hours, or job-sharing arrangements will be considered for the right candidate. GCA deliver services over 6 days per week.

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.

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Alcohol Counsellor

  • Part time
  • £21,565 – £23,661 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 16th August 2021

The Alcohol Counsellor will provide an alcohol counselling, advice and information service for individuals aged 16 and over with problematic alcohol use or affected by other people’s problematic alcohol use. The service will be provided from North Claremont Street Office and community settings.

There may be an opportunity to provide practice supervision to volunteer counsellors.

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 12 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.

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.

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Self-Employed Practice Supervisor

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • 14 North Claremont Street, Glasgow, G3 7LE
  • Closing 20th August 2021

GCA has been working with individuals, families and communities across Glasgow and beyond since 1965, tackling the causes and effects of alcohol misuse. We believe that health and wellbeing are vital to individuals, family relationships and communities, and recognise that alcohol is an issue that can affect everyone, regardless of their background.

Counselling Supervisor

GCA is looking to attract an experienced Counselling Supervisor who is BACP/COSCA or BABCP registered. The individual would need to demonstrate at least two years of experience as a Practice Supervisor.

GCA would guarantee flexible hours per month at a rate of £35 per hour. GCA would provide the rooms for supervision and the Supervisor will have access to the GCA training Calendar which counts towards CPD.

GCA is one of the founding COSCA members and adheres to the COSCA ethical framework for good practice in counselling, psychotherapy and counselling skills. We also ensure that all practitioners employed by GCA are members of COSCA and suitably qualified.

You will be responsible for providing clinical supervision to GCA practitioners, ensuring safe and ethical practice and support clinical performance and development of counsellor’s practice. This enables the charity to be effective and efficient in delivering GCA’s core services.

The individuals interested in working with GCA must be registered as an accredited Counsellor/supervisor with COSCA/BACP/BABCP/UKCP and hold a Post Graduate Diploma/MA in counselling/Psychotherapy, as well as a professional qualification in clinical supervision. The individuals should have a minimum of two years’ post registration clinical experience in counselling supervision.

Additionally, the individual will be required to hold a PVG registration and have personal liability insurance.

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Community Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,415 – £27,025
  • Combination of North West Recovery Communities and GCA bases
  • Closing 30th August 2021

Role:

The Community Development Worker’s main function/responsibility will be to:

• Further strengthen and develop ROSC in the Northwest of the city, ensuring community and individual with lived experience of recovery are at the core of any developments

• Establish and re-establish post Covid, mutually beneficial, encouraging relationships with stakeholders, including Care and Treatment provision, Community & Third Sector organisations, Private Sector

• Establish parameters for collaborative working, be the main point of contact for all relevant stakeholders

• Update the ROSC Strategic Action plan in collaboration with NW Recovery Team Lead & personnel and extend learning and practice to other areas of the city and further afield

• Conduct periodic evaluations to establish additional possibilities for collaboration

• To strengthen and develop the working relationships between GCA and NW Recovery Communities

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 12 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.

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.

GCA works in partnership with North West Recovery Communities, with the current arrangements underpinned by this joint initiative.

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Community Justice Support Worker x 2 Posts

  • Part time
  • £21,565 – £23,661 pro-rata
  • Citywide but based within the GCA office in North Claremont Street, Glasgow.
  • Closing 6th September 2021

1 x 21 hours per week, 1 x 28 hours per week. Working hours may include some evenings & weekends. Flexible working, part-time hours, or job-sharing arrangements will be considered for the right candidate. GCA deliver services over 6 days per week

Role:

The Community Justice Support Worker will provide 121 support, topic based group work and prison through care in the wider community and primary care settings in Glasgow. The Community Justice Support Worker will also be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the Community Justice Prison Through care programme including 1-1 meetings in prison and support for the client when liberated. There are various aspects of the programme which are aimed at supporting clients to fulfil a conduct or programme requirement as part of a Community Payback Order or Supervised Release Order, as well as offering a focused educational opportunity as directed under a supervising CJSW officer, Procurator Fiscal or Diversion from Prosecution. The Community Justice Support Worker will also be required to:

  • Carry a client caseload.
  • Liaise with other agencies, monitoring of services and contributing to the writing of reports.
  • Facilitate group work.
  • Complete paperwork and promptly update the database on all interactions with participants as well as recording outcomes and progressions.
  • Carry out other duties in line with organisational requirements.

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 12 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.

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.

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Senior Administrator

  • Full time
  • £21,565 – £23,661
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th September 2021

GCA deliver services over 6 days per week

Role:

The Senior Administrator will carry out a range of administrative and IT- related tasks across the organisation. The Senior Administrator will deputise the Office Manager and will assist with the organisation and supervision of all administrative activities and will line manage administration staff and administration volunteers in their absence.

In addition, the Senior Administrator will support the Course Director and Course Tutors to implement all aspects of course delivery and provide a liaison contact for student enquiries. The Diploma in Integrative Counselling is 2-year course, credit rated at SCQF level 10 by the University of the West of Scotland, with initial validation from COSCA.

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 12 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.

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.

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Human Resources Officer

  • Full time
  • £24,415 – £27,025
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 3rd September 2021

The Human Resources Officer will support GCA’s operational management and will be accountable for HR systems, policies, contracts and other documentation, employment law compliance and fostering company culture.

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 12 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.

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.

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