Scottish Recovery Consortium
Scottish Recovery Consortium

Charity registered in Scotland SC041181

SRC ‘Support, Represent and Connect’ people with lived experience of dependency issues and recovery.

Current vacancies

Lived Experience Recovery Organisations Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,500 – £34,500
  • Glasgow with regular travel throughout Scotland
  • Closing 11th August 2021

Scottish Recovery Consortium are looking for a pro-active, self-starter to join our small paid staff team. The successful post holder will be creative, co- operative and will relish the opportunity to Support, Represent & Connect recovery across the country.

The post holder will focus on the development of Lived Experience Recovery Organisations (LEROs) from all over Scotland. The LERO Development Officer will work in partnership with SRC staff teams to identify LEROs who are looking to develop their ideas and business models. The post holder will work directly with these LEROs over a period to support them to develop a sustainable business model and advise them on governance, management, and funding opportunities. This is a senior post in our organisation and requires a person who can act locally, regionally, and nationally with a strategic vision. All SRC staff work collectively with their organisational colleagues and our partners across Scotland.

You will be able to demonstrate your ability to work with lived experience volunteers, staff and strategic decision makers in order to deliver the following:

· Build the capacity and infrastructure of existing and new LEROs to sustain themselves and grow, offering new responses to the challenges of community recovery in Scotland.

· Identify and work with LEROs to develop existing infrastructures within their organisation, i.e. supporting LEROs to understand the process of designing, developing, managing and evaluating their business plan and strategies.

· Support existing and new LEROs to apply for both core grant and project funding whilst advising them on best practices surrounding the management of successful funding awards.

· Work with LEROs to help them understand the legalities of incorporating their organisation. Advising on the different types of charitable status within Scotland and consulting on the correct status for their LERO.

If you think you have what we are looking for please contact our Chief Executive (Jardine Simpson) for an informal conversation on 0141 559 6933 about this exciting new role and to find out if our vision matches yours.

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Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,500 – £34,500
  • Glasgow with regular travel throughout Scotland
  • Closing 11th August 2021

Scottish Recovery Consortium are looking for a pro-active, self-starter to join our small paid staff team. The successful post holder will be creative, co-operative and will relish the opportunity to Support, Represent & Connect recovery across the country.

This role is to support the effective communications of SRC, highlighting the impact of the recovery across Scotland. The role involves successfully planning and executing communication activity across multiple channels including social media, print and online marketing materials. This is a senior post in our organisation and requires a person who can act locally, regionally, and nationally with a strategic vision. All SRC staff work collectively with their organisational colleagues and our partners across Scotland.

You will be able to demonstrate your ability to work with lived experience volunteers, staff and strategic decision makers in order to deliver the following:

· The development and implementation of communication strategies and practise across SRC.

· Develop a comprehensive communications strategy for SRC to disseminate key messages to engage and promote recovery across all sectors, individuals in recovery and their families.

· Promote understanding of recovery in innovative ways, including stories of recovery that challenge stereotypes and stigma. Extensive consultation with those in recovery will be essential.

· Establish strong relationships with local and national media organisations.

· Increase recovery movement visibility to other online communities in Scotland.

· Manage and content curation on all SRC’s social media channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram).

· Manage & maintain the SRC organisational website.

· Ensure that the SRC’s online platforms are managed in line with both the SRC’s communication strategy, ethos and values and any other relevant legislation.

· Build online connections with recovery communities across Scotland and around the world.

· Develop and promote recovery principles and key messaging including development of information materials / resources, brand guidelines and website to ensure consistency and reach to those not in treatment services or mutual aid, including families.

If you think you have what we are looking for please contact our Chief Executive (Jardine Simpson) for an informal conversation on 0141 559 6933 about this exciting new role and to find out if our vision matches yours.

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Prison and Healthcare Recovery Officer

  • Full time
  • £29,500 – £34,500
  • Glasgow with regular travel throughout Scotland
  • Closing 11th August 2021

Scottish Recovery Consortium (SRC) are looking for a dynamic team player who can deliver self-managed outcomes within a small team committed to recovery values. The ideal candidate will have a demonstrable passion to make recovery from substance use happen in every Scottish prison coupled with direct experience of working within SPS or prison healthcare for a number of years.

This role is central to delivering the Scottish Government’s ‘Rights, Respect and Recovery’ national substance use policy within criminal justice and treatment environments.

SRC ‘Support, Represent and Connect’ people with lived experience of dependency issues and recovery. As part of our team you will work at a national policy level, regionally within every prison and their staff teams, work with recovery communities, individual Recoverists (Recovery Activists) and multiple statutory and third sector agencies to ensure recovery is accessible to all prisoners across the national estate. You will have a track record of working alongside lived experience as well as healthcare and prison professionals.

You will be able to demonstrate your ability to work with lived experience volunteers, staff and strategic decision makers in order to deliver the following:

· Recovery development in every prison in Scotland;

· Improvement of Recovery Orientated Systems of Care (ROSC) within treatment and SPS operational systems;

· The delivery of a rights based and person-centered approach amongst staff and service users;

· Improvement in throughcare opportunities for prisoners and assertive connection to community supports (in particular, recovery community networks and lived experience recovery organisations);

· Support the work of SPS national recovery network and lead the development of knowledge and competencies amongst professionals and prisoners to make recovery happen.

If you think you have what we are looking for please contact our Chief Executive (Jardine Simpson) for an informal conversation on 0141 559 6933 about this exciting new role and to find out if our vision matches yours.

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