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

  • Full time or Part time
  • £27,851 – £30,335
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 30th 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 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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