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.

Current vacancies

Employability Support Worker (Female)

  • Full time
  • £18,074
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 10th March 2021

Please note; GCA has a high percentage of female participants and due to the nature of the referrals we receive there is a genuine occupational requirement to ensure that we recruit a Female Employability Support Worker. This would be a claim from GCA as an exception under the Equality Act 2010.

Role: The Employability Support Worker is a role within the Elevate-Glasgow PSP team which offers a person-centred approach and service for individuals in recovery.

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.

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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Community Alcohol Brief Intervention (ABI) Practitioner

  • Part time
  • £21,565 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th March 2021

The Community Alcohol Brief Intervention Practitioner will provide a community based Alcohol Brief Intervention service in the wider community and primary care settings in Glasgow in partnership with other statutory, voluntary and community agencies in the area.

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
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 19th March 2021

Role: Self Employed Tutors

Course: COSCA Counselling Skills Certificate

Location: 14 North Claremont Street, Glasgow, G3 7LE

Reporting To: Academic Director

Rate: £20 per hour self employed

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.

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GCA is looking to attract experienced accredited Tutors who are COSCA registered to deliver the COSCA counselling skills modules.

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

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.

The individuals interested in working with GCA must be registered as an accredited Counsellor with COSCA/BACP/BABCP/UKCP.

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

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Community Justice Support Worker (Male)

  • Part time
  • £21,142 – £23,197 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 17th February 2020

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.

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 worker will be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the Criminal Justice Prison Through care programme including 1-1 meetings in prison and support for the client when liberated.

This post is open to men only (exempt under Schedule 9, Part 1 of the Equality Act 2010)

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Employment Advisor x 2 posts

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,702 – £26,495
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd March 2020

The Employment Advisor will prepare participants for work and support them through the job search, application and interview process; providing them with skills, motivation, and confidence to move into suitable sustainable employment.

The Elevate Partnership aim is to improve the employability opportunities for people in recovery from alcohol and substance misuse. This is achieved through partner agencies’ commitment to collaboration and innovation in the delivery of support services for the Addictions Employability Service. Glasgow Council on Alcohol is the Lead Partner for the partnership.

Elevate Partnership aims to find person-centred approaches to individuals needs in their journey to sustainable employment where the partnership tailors itself around the individuals’ need and aspirations.

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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In Work Support Advisor

  • Full time or Part time
  • £25,658 – £26,495
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 23rd March 2020

The In Work Support Advisor will provide a personalised support service assisting participants who are in recovery to sustain in work. This will include providing work place support to participants as well as providing support and advice to the participant’s employer.

The Elevate Partnership aim is to improve the employability opportunities for people in recovery from alcohol and substance misuse. This is achieved through partner agencies’ commitment to collaboration and innovation in the delivery of support services for the Addictions Employability Service. Glasgow Council on Alcohol is the Lead Partner for the partnership.

Elevate Partnership aims to find person-centred approaches to individuals needs in their journey to sustainable employment where the partnership tailors itself around the individuals’ need and aspirations.

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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Elevate Administrator

  • Part time
  • £17,283 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 8th July 2020

The Elevate Administrator is a role within the Elevate Project Team which offers a person-centred approach and service for individuals in recovery.

The Elevate Administrator will primarily be required to provide a variety of administrative services to assist with the delivery of the Elevate Project Team but will also provide professional support to other services within GCA as required in a sensitive, and a pro-active manner.

The Elevate Administrator will support the work and development of Elevate Project Team via written, oral or face to face communications.

The job is dependent on suitable references.

Organisation Profile: The Elevate Project Team supports Elevate-Glasgow PSP and the Recovery Employability Service delivered by the Elevate Partnership. Elevate Partnership, extending the work of the PSP aims to increase employability opportunities for individuals in recovery and their families affected, reduce the number of adults in recovery who are unemployed and to make a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of Glasgow City’s local people, families and communities.

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 is the lead partner in both Elevate-Glasgow PSP and Elevate Partnership.

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Team Leader – Community Justice

  • Full time
  • £27,851 – £30,335
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th February 2021

The Team Leader – Community Justice will be responsible for the development, co-ordination, management and evaluation of GCA’s Community Justice Service. (ROC) Reconnecting with Options in the Community. Supporting, supervising people into the community, through the justice system, designing and developing initiatives for the benefit of individuals who have experience of the criminal justice system including health, personal and social needs.

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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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Client Services Manager

  • Full time
  • £30,947
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 7th February 2021

The Client Services Manager will manage GCA’s Integrated counselling and wellbeing programmes to the benefit of individuals who access our services. Individuals who are experiencing or are in recovery from addictions. The service will address health and social wellbeing, while promoting and supporting the development of trauma informed practice. The Client Services Manager will be responsible for the services within Glasgow City and East Dunbartonshire with an emphasis on timely access to effective alcohol support within local communities to decrease levels of alcohol consumption, increase alcohol awareness and encourage the adoption of new skills/coping strategies.

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

  • Full time
  • £21,565
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th February 2021

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.

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.

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).

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Practice Supervisor

  • Part time
  • £27,851 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 24th February 2021

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.

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.

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Community Justice Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,565 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 25th February 2021

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.

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 be responsible for the day-to-day delivery of the Criminal Justice Prison Through care programme including 1-1 meetings in prison and support for the client when liberated.

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