Charity registered in Scotland SC009359
The role of Drug and Alcohol Support Workerwith The Salvation Army is an inspirational one and key to achieving successful outcomes for our vulnerable clients.
The Scotland Drug and Alcohol Strategy (SDAS) works in partnership with Corps Community Programmes and The Salvation Army Homelessness Services Unit (HSU) and aims to provide an integrated mission focussed service to those with a drug and/or alcohol misuse issue. The service is delivered locally by dedicated Drug and Alcohol Support Workers who must fulfil the Occupational Requirement to be a practicing Christian with a live church connection.
The role of the Drug and Alcohol Support Worker is specifically to provide person-centred support and appropriate interventions for individuals within a community setting who are dealing with drug and alcohol issues. The support offered is aligned to an integrated mission model that enables the Drug & Alcohol Support Worker to provide truly holistic support to all service users.
The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate:
Benefits:25 days annual leave + bank holidays; a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; Childcare Voucher Scheme; an employee assistance programme.
One of the UK’s most inspiring and best known faith-based organisations, The Salvation Army, is looking for someone to join the team in Inverness as a Support Worker.
Inverness Resettlement is committed to providing opportunities that support individuals to find their purpose, develop positive relationships and experience a sense of community.
Our mission is to meet people where they are and encourage them to get where they want to be at a pace that they determine.
The role of Housing Support Worker with The Salvation Army is an inspirational one and key to achieving successful outcomes for our vulnerable clients. As a motivated and dynamic Support Worker you will be responsible for developing and delivering a high quality programme of support which promotes client choice and control.
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate:
• Level 3 qualification in related field or willingness to work towards it
• A full UK driving license and access to a car
• Knowledge of the benefits system and an understanding of supported housing funding streams and reporting requirements/outcomes gathering
• Knowledge of the main support needs which are commonly faced by homeless and vulnerable clients
Benefits: 25 days annual leave + bank holidays; a contributory pension scheme; season ticket loan; an employee assistance programme
Appointment subject to satisfactory references, proof of right to work in the UK.