Moving On Inverclyde
Moving On Inverclyde

Charity registered in Scotland SC034197

Moving On Inverclyde has supported recovery from problematic substance use (drugs and alcohol) in Inverclyde since 2001. Over this period we have developed and grown our project to ensure that those seeking support can be assured that with us they will find ‘RECOVERY AT THE POINT OF NEED’. We aim to ENCOURAGE, EMPOWER and EQUIP people with the skills and abilities to make positive recovery focused changes and embrace a better quality of life in a thriving Inverclyde.

Current vacancies

Counsellor, Trauma & Mental Health

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 6th August 2021

About Us:

Moving On Inverclyde is a community-based service supporting recovery from problematic substance use (alcohol and drugs) in Inverclyde. It is an active partner in a local network of services and supports for people in Inverclyde affected by drugs and alcohol. It provides a range of interventions through one-to-one and groupwork support to adults over 18.

A number of Moving On service users present with backgrounds of trauma affecting their mental health, related to issues including adverse childhood experiences, sexual, physical or emotional abuse, and bereavement, amongst others.

The Role:

The Counsellor will provide support to service users via 8-week blocks of one-to-one counselling, addressing issues relating to their mental health and/or trauma.

The Postholder will hold a recognised counselling qualification at Diploma level (e.g. COSCA), with a minimum of 200 post-qualifying client hours, and will be accredited with the BACP, COSCA, UKCP or equivalent.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the role will involve:

  • Acting as a member of Moving On team in the delivery of its recovery programme
  • Identifying and assessing the needs of referrals from Moving On colleagues for mental health and trauma counselling
  • Negotiating and delivering 8-session blocks of counselling
  • Maintaining clear written records of work with service users
  • Maintaining clear written and verbal communications, both internally and with a range of external agencies
  • Taking part in reviews of service users’ recovery plans
  • Taking part in regular team and case meetings and service user reviews
  • Receiving external, professional supervision for the counselling role and caseload at a frequency of 90 minutes per month (paid for by Moving On)
  • Assisting as a team member in the ongoing evaluation and development of Moving On
  • Acting in a professional and respectful manner to everyone at all times
  • Following SSSC, COSCA and BACP codes of conduct and ethics at all times
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Board Members

  • Management Board
  • Unpaid
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 9th April 2021

Recruitment of Board Members

Moving On Inverclyde is a recovery-focused community service supporting adults and family members experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use. We have been operating in the locality since 2002. We have charitable status and currently employ 8 staff. Our Board directs the strategy and operations of Moving On.

Our Board members are passionate about the need to support people affected by drugs and alcohol issues in Inverclyde. We currently have 6 Board members and wish to expand the range of skills and experience that our members bring. We are also keen to ensure representation of people currently employed in health and social care roles in Inverclyde.

Additional areas of expertise we are interested in include:

· Accounting

· Work with younger people (18-25)

· Family support

The Board meets every 6 weeks (9 times per annum) for an early evening meeting lasting approximately 2 hours.

Please see oscr.org.uk/guidance-and-forms/guidance-and-good-practice-for-charity-trustees.

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Project Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,000
  • Greenock
  • Closing 18th June 2021

Moving On Inverclyde is a recovery-focused community service supporting adults and family members experiencing problematic drug and alcohol use across Inverclyde. We have been operating in the locality since 2002. We provide a 4-stage programme of support including therapeutic one-to-one and groupwork, as well as recreational and other activities.

We have an opportunity for a new project worker to join our team of committed staff. Experience of health or social care work; and working with or helping individuals who have an alcohol and/or drug problem is essential. A relevant qualification at a minimum level of HNC or SVQIII is essential.

This will be a full-time post (35 hours per week) for a fixed term of 12 months in the first instance, subject to continued funding beyond that period. The post may involve some unsocial hours (by negotiation). The post will be based at Moving On Inverclyde offices in Jamaica St., Greenock.

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Project Worker, Early Intervention

  • Part time
  • £24,000 pro-rata
  • Inverclyde
  • Closing 30th July 2021

About Us:

Moving On Inverclyde is a community-based service supporting adults who are recovering from problematic substance use (alcohol and drugs) in Inverclyde.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated person to join our team as an Early Intervention project worker. You will work in a person-centred way alongside service users entering our service to support their individual needs. You will require to have a relevant qualification in health or social care at a minimum of SVQ3 or HNC level.

The Role:

Excellent communication and relationship building skills are essential, as you will work alongside various partner agencies and groups.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the role will involve:

• Attending allocations meetings with local partner agencies to identify referrals to our service

• Taking referrals for the service

• Carrying out needs assessments with service users

• Drawing up recovery plans with service users

• Providing one-to-one support to service users in a variety of locations, including Moving On offices, local venues and service users’ own homes

• Working effectively as a member of Moving On’s wider staff team

• Maintaining clear verbal and written communications with Moving On colleagues and external agencies

• Maintaining clear written records

• Monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of recovery plans with service users

• Following Moving On’s policies & procedures and appropriate codes of conduct at all times

The post will involve some out of hours working, including evenings and weekends.

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