Crew
Crew

Charity registered in Scotland SC021500

Crew is a harm reduction and outreach charity based in Scotland

Current vacancies

Digital Youth Worker - Young People Leading Digital Change

  • Full time
  • £28,126
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 9th January 2023

Crew is a multi award-winning national charity, based in Edinburgh, at the forefront of tackling new and emerging trends in drug taking. Crew seeks to reduce harm from drug use and improve public health without judgement with the input of people using drugs and drug services, working with a wide range of local, national, and international partners.

You will develop, improve, and evaluate a new service offering low-threshold drug and sexual health information, advice and support in a Digital Drop-in environment, working collaboratively with the Drop-in and wider Crew team. You will facilitate opportunities for peer education for young people aged 12-25, working with Crew’s volunteer peer educators, as well as responding to enquiries from the public.

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Drop-in Shop Project Worker

  • Part time
  • £21,819 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 17th August 2017

You’ll provide low threshold substance use and sexual health information, advice and support in a Drop-in environment, facilitating opportunities for peer education for young people aged 12-25, working with Crew’s volunteer peer educators.

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Training and Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £28,126
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 6th August 2021

Crew is an award-winning national charity, based in Edinburgh, at the forefront of tackling new and emerging drug trends. We reduce harm from drug use without judgement and improve public health with the input of people who access drug services, working with a wide range of local, national and international partners.

To advance knowledge, skills and understanding within Crew team and the wider workforce and to reduce drug related harm for people who use drugs by providing high quality training and promoting key harm reduction and health promotion messages. Working with organisations including but not limited to councils, Police Scotland, the NHS, the Scottish Prison Service and voluntary agencies to share knowledge and respond to drug trends. You’ll design, plan, pilot, deliver and evaluate training courses including drug trends, psychostimulants and effective interventions with people who use drugs. You will also be responsible for developing and delivering our communications strategy, social media output and digital content.

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TMC Nightlife Harm Reduction Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £30,000
  • Office or home based or at events at various locations across Scotland
  • Closing 13th September 2021

Crew is an award-winning national charity, based in Edinburgh, at the forefront of tackling new and emerging drug trends. We reduce harm from drug use without judgement and improve public health with the input of people who access drug services, working with a wide range of local, national and international partners.

To lead and manage proactive, assertive nightlife harm reduction interventions and to encourage ambition, motivate and support people to make changes to their drug use. This will reduce drug (including alcohol) related harm and encourage early access to treatment, improving health and social outcomes for those often furthest from treatment. You will also be responsible for designing and delivering training to people working in and participating in nightlife settings.

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Emerging Trends and Training Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £31,000
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th January 2022

Crew is an award-winning national charity, based in Edinburgh, at the forefront of tackling new and emerging drug trends. Crew reduces harm from drug use without judgement and improves public health with the input of people who use drugs, working with a wide range of local, national and international partners.

ROLE PURPOSE

  • To advance knowledge, skills and understanding within Crew team and the wider workforce and to reduce drug related harm for people who use drugs by providing high quality training.
  • To work with organisations including but not limited to Alcohol and Drug Partnerships, councils, Police Scotland, the NHS, the Scottish Prison Service and voluntary agencies to share knowledge and respond to drug trends.
  • To be the knowledge and training lead for the organisation on new drugs, coordinating Crew’s emerging trends government work.
  • To coordinate, design, plan, deliver and evaluate a range of training courses offered by Crew including emerging trends, new psychoactive substances (NPS), psychostimulants, and effective interventions with people who take drugs.
  • To oversee work conducted by associate and sessional trainers for Crew. This includes offering supervision and providing quality assurance for training courses provided by Crew.
  • In conjunction with the CEO and Board, this post will be involved with the development, implementation and performance evaluation of the annual training operational plan, including the development and delivery of income generation training.

Responsible to: Chief Executive Officer

Office Base: 32 Cockburn Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1PB (with regular travel across Scotland) and working from home as required by Scottish Government COVID-19 guidance.

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Digital Development Officer: Young People Leading Digital Change

  • Full time
  • £28,126
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th January 2022

Crew is a multi award-winning national charity, based in Edinburgh, at the forefront of tackling new and emerging trends in substance use. Crew seeks to reduce harm from drug use and improve public health without judgement with the input of people using drugs and drug services, working with a wide range of local, national, and international partners.

Role Purpose

You will develop, improve, and evaluate a new service offering low-threshold drug and sexual health information, advice and support in a Digital Drop-in environment, working collaboratively with the Drop-in and wider Crew team. You will facilitate opportunities for peer education for young people aged 12-25, working with Crew’s volunteer peer educators, as well as responding to enquiries from the public.

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Crew Counselling Team Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £32,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st February 2022

To coordinate and develop the Crew Counselling Service, line-managing a team of 4 counsellors and 2 occasional practitioners.

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Counsellor

  • Part time
  • £25,703 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st February 2022

To work within Crew’s Counselling Team providing counselling and a range of psychosocial interventions to support people wishing to address their use of psycho-stimulant drugs. To reduce harm and the incidence of physical and mental health problems associated with the use of psycho-stimulant drugs. Some or all counselling may be by telephone or the NHS Access Anywhere/Near Me secure platform.

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Counselling Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £32,000 pro-rata
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st March 2022

Role Purpose: To coordinate and develop the Crew Counselling Service, line managing a small team of 4 counsellors and 2 occasional practitioners.

Duties and Responsibilities

• Providing regular and effective line management support and supervision and ongoing support as required to 4 counsellors and 2 complementary therapy practitioners

• Coordinating team meetings, waiting lists and the development of service

• Liaising with other agencies and stakeholders

• Engaging effectively with own line management and case supervision

• Monitoring and evaluation of service

• Producing accurate quarterly and annual reports on counselling service outcomes

• Contributing to and developing funding applications

• Overseeing the service budget

• Facilitating a quarterly development forum for National Acupuncture Detox Association ear acupuncture practitioners • Providing counselling to a small caseload of a maximum of 2 people who wish to address their use of stimulant drugs, and 1 weekly assessment

• Ensure development of service is consistent with parallel developments in the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy’s (BACP) standards and accreditation

• Ensure the service meets relevant quality standards

• Responsible for implementing and upholding relevant child and adult protection procedures and supporting staff/placement students to do so

• Recruitment and selection of staff as required

• Experience of counselling people affected by drug or alcohol use is desirable but not essential: we can provide training to candidates meeting the essential criteria.

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Digital Youth Worker: Young People Leading Digital Change

  • Full time
  • £28,126
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 27th July 2022

Crew is an award-winning national charity, based in Edinburgh, at the forefront of tackling new and emerging trends in substance use. Crew seeks to reduce harm from drug use and improve public health without judgement with people who take drugs and drug services, working with a wide range of local, national, and international partners.

We’re looking for a youth worker with strong digital communications skills to develop our new online service offering low-threshold drug and sexual health information, advice and support, working collaboratively with young people, the Drop-in and wider Crew teams. You’ll facilitate opportunities for peer education for young people aged 12-25, working with Crew’s volunteer peer educators, as well as responding to enquiries from the public.

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Crew Counselling Team Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £32,000 pro-rata
  • 6 Anchor Close, Edinburgh EH1 1PB with some home-working by agreement.
  • Closing 8th August 2022

We’re looking for a Counselling Coordinator to lead a highly skilled team of counsellors supporting people to address stimulant drug taking. The aim is to reduce harm and to address associated physical and mental health problems without judgement.

In this role you’ll take forward the monitoring, evaluation, and on-going development of this unique service. You’ll liaise with other agencies, and work constructively and supportively with the Counselling team and wider Crew teams.

We’re looking for an individual who can deal positively with change and to work under pressure. You will be well-organised with excellent time management and leadership skills. This is a challenging role within a values-driven organisation offering flexible working and the opportunity to make a real difference in the lives of people who take stimulant drugs.

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