Addaction
Addaction

Charity registered in Scotland SC040009

Addaction is a leading UK wide charity providing services to people with substance misuse issues.


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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • £22,000
  • Addaction Addaction Dumfries & Galloway | Stranraer
  • Closing 21st July 2019

Addaction is one of the UK’s leading charities working across drug and alcohol, mental health, young persons, prisons, family and primary care services. We believe that everyone can change and we support them to do this.

Our service in Dumfries and Galloway is currently looking to recruit a Recovery Worker to work within its recovery focused community drug and alcohol service in Stranraer.

Ideally the successful candidate will have sound knowledge and understanding of group work, assessment, recovery planning, key working and the issues around substance misuse. In addition, he/she will have good communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

You will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, and may be required to carry out occasional evening and/or weekend work. Experience of working with substance misuse service users in a health, social care or criminal justice setting and be qualified to a minimum of SVQ Level 3 in Adult Social Care is a requirement for this post.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.

In return, we offer excellent benefits and you will work as part of a supportive, tight-knit team who want to hear your ideas. We have a strong focus on our culture and trying new ways of working along with ongoing learning and development.

Addaction is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Please note that Addaction will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.

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Recovery Worker

  • Full time
  • Circa £22,000
  • Ayr
  • Closing 21st July 2019

Addaction is one of the leading national charities providing evidence-based support for substance misuse, mental health and family services across the UK.

Our drug & alcohol recovery service in South Ayrshire; commissioned to provide a recovery service for people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use, is looking to recruit an experienced Recovery Worker.

The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge and understanding of assessment, recovery planning, key working and the issues facing those with drug/alcohol issues, with experience of working with substance misuse service users in a health, social care or criminal justice setting.

Acting as both supporter and facilitator, you will help clients draw up recovery plans to assist them through and beyond the challenges they face, and work with them to make positive changes to their lives.

In addition you will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. You will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

An SVQ Level 3 in Adult Social Care is required as a minimum qualification.

In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Our service base is located in Ayr and the successful candidate will be required to deliver services across the community so a driving license is essential.

Working hours are 5 days over 7. The working pattern will be agreed with the Service Manager on appointment.

A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided below.

Addaction is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Addaction will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.

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Administrator

  • Part time
  • £17,464 pro-rata
  • Fife Harm Reduction Service
  • Closing 21st July 2019

Our Fife Harm Reduction Service is looking to recruit an experienced and proactive administrator to join our team and manage the day-to-day administration of the service office in Leven.

The successful candidate will provide wide-ranging administrative and data support duties including:

· Daily management of office and administrative tasks

· Monthly reporting on financial systems, petty cash expenditure and processing of invoices for payment

· Assistance with the collection, data entry and collation of data and performance outcomes relating to the service

· Managing the health & safety and environmental responsibilities for the office

· Providing support to the service volunteer programme

· Coordination of general correspondence and information management

· Liaison with staff, partners and commissioners.

The successful candidate should have strong IT skills, be able to prioritise and manage multiple tasks, work to strict deadlines and possess excellent organisational skills.

This is a fixed term post until 31 March 2020, working 15 hours per week from our Leven office. Hours can be flexible and will be discussed at interview.

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Service Manager (South Ayrshire Recovery Service)

  • Full time
  • Circa £34,000
  • Ayr
  • Closing 11th August 2019

Addaction Scotland is looking to recruit a dynamic and creative Service Manager to join its thriving Recovery Service in South Ayrshire

This service delivers psycho social interventions in both one to one and group settings for people entering or sustaining their recovery from drug/alcohol use.

We work in close partnership with statutory, third sector and local community groups to deliver services as part of a recovery orientated system of care and you will have the vision and drive to help support and lead service delivery to the highest standards.

This is an exciting opportunity to work with an experienced and assertive team that is leading the way in the field of substance misuse in South Ayrshire.

We have a vibrant office base in Ayr, staffed by Recovery Workers, Recovery Champions, Volunteers and but much of our work is carried out in the local communities that we serve.

The role requires excellent leadership and team working skills, knowledge and experience of the issues faced by people commencing their recovery journey from substance use. Being able to effectively manage risk and safeguard is also a key aspect of this role. The capacity to work with competing demands and tight timescales will be underpinned by a commitment to quality.

Experience of working and leading teams within the social care sector is essential.

A full driving license is also necessary to fulfil this role.

Full details relating to the role and responsibilities are provided below.

Addaction is an equal opportunities employer and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Addaction will only be able to employ those who have the legal right to work in the UK.

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