Liber8 Lanarkshire
Liber8 Lanarkshire

Charity registered in Scotland SC038836

Liber8 Lanarkshire Ltd is a Lanarkshire wide service that provides a free, community based, one-to-one alcohol and drug service for individuals and family members affected by alcohol and drug problems within Lanarkshire.


Current vacancies

Project Lead

  • Full time
  • £28,210
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 5th November 2021

An exciting, unique and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic individual to join Liber8 Lanarkshire as a Project Lead. The successful candidate will lead the development and delivery of a person-centred women’s project in South Lanarkshire.

Role:

This new project will be delivered collaboratively with Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire & East Renfrewshire (WASLER); the project will work with women, children and girls throughout South Lanarkshire and will provide tailored services to fill the existing gap for a distinctive group of women who are, have been or are at risk of being affected by substance use and gender-based violence. The project funded via Scottish Government Equally Safe Fund, will incorporate holistic person-centred integrated pathways, interventions, and opportunities, including:

  • specialist 1-1 support provided by WASLER specialists.
  • group work.
  • wellbeing programmes.
  • safe drop in spaces.
  • prevention, education, and
  • self-development activities.

What we’re looking for

We are looking to attract an enthusiastic Individual that has experience of working within the drug and alcohol field and has previous experience of strategic development, project management and partnership working.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience and be able to demonstrate working effectively at a strategic level
  • Have demonstrable skills to influence, persuade and negotiate with stakeholders.
  • As well as the ability to manage effective, successful relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Have a proactive and dynamic personal style, with flexibility in style and approach
  • Will be qualified to Degree relevant or SVQ level 3 in social services & Healthcare.

The successful candidate, will provide strategic and operational project leadership for this new initiative, ensuring a strong and integrated approach. Crucial to the role will be the ability to lead, influence, inspire, motivate and robustly manage a varied programme of activities within four dedicated premises and across the whole system.

The post holder will oversee the day to day running of the project, lead on performance for the team, contribute to the governance and development and ensure there are sufficient resources to deliver the best possible outcomes for the women who use the project.

You will provide management, leadership and coaching to your team making sure the initiative achieves quality and team productivity standards. You'll also need to balance your day-to-day operational responsibilities with meetings and additional project work to make sure all objectives are achieved

The successful applicant will lead an exciting new approach which encourages creativity, innovation and joining an energised team with a can-do attitude.

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Project Development Workers

  • Part time
  • £24,934 pro-rata
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 5th November 2021

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an organisation at an exciting time of change and development. Liber8 Lanarkshire works hard to uphold our core values of Passion, Respect, Healing, Compassion, Caring and Recovery and we expect all our people to show these values through their work and behaviour. Liber8 has operated in Lanarkshire for 17 years; our mission is to improve the health, mental health, wellbeing and the quality of people's lives, with a particular regard to reducing the negative impact of alcohol and substance use on the individual, families and communities.

Role:

Liber8 are seeking to recruit 2 Project Development Workers to join our team and to support the successful establishment and mobilisation of a new Women’s Project. This new project will be delivered collaboratively with Women’s Aid South Lanarkshire and East Renfrewshire (WASLER)

This project will provide tailored services to fill the existing gap for a distinctive group of women who are, have been or are at risk of being affected by substance use and gender-based violence. It will incorporate holistic person-centred integrated pathways, interventions, and opportunities, including, 1-1 specialist support provided by WASLER specialists; group work; wellbeing programmes; safe drop in spaces; prevention, education, and self-development activities. The project will assist women to keep safe, grow in confidence, feel empowered and re-join their communities as valued, contributing citizens.

What we’re looking for

We are looking for two experienced professional development workers with the appropriate qualification and experience. If you have experience of project development and implementation and are passionate about issues affecting women, including substance use and gender-based violence then we want to hear from you.

  • Have experience and be able to demonstrate working effectively in development roles
  • Have demonstrable skills to design, develop and deliver interventions for women.
  • The ability to build trust based effective, relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Have a proactive and dynamic personal style, with flexibility in style and approach
  • Will possess a relevant qualification or SVQ level 3 in social services & healthcare.

The successful candidates will undertake outreach activities in each of South Lanarkshire’s four localities; this will facilitate the necessary networking, connections and collaborative practices between colleagues and relevant stakeholders. They will work collaboratively with their WALSER colleagues who will be providing 1-1 specialist support to women, children and young people (WCYP) who have, or are experiencing domestic abuse.

The post holders, along with the project lead will gather data incorporating a needs-based assessment within each of the 4 localities in South Lanarkshire (Hamilton/Blantyre; Clydesdale/Lanark; Cambuslang/Rutherglen and East Kilbride) and tailoring and developing responses to those needs. In addition, they will deliver community awareness raising in order to tackle stigma and discrimination and raise awareness of gender-based violence implementing communication, dissemination and awareness raising strategies to promote our activities, linking in with partners, statutory and third sector. They will deliver interventions and activities using a trauma informed approach, creating safe spaces for women to discuss issues and share knowledge and provide an awareness in the subject matter

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Trauma Therapist / Counsellors

  • Part time
  • £35,100 – £42,900 pro-rata
  • Based in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 26th May 2021

Liber8 are seeking to recruit 2 p/t Trauma Therapists/ Counsellors to work with people who have experienced issues including substance use issues, trauma, PTSD.

This is a great opportunity to join an established grassroots Third Sector organisation. Liber8 is an organisation that is committed and passionate about making a difference.

The posts are working with people in recovery from substance use issues, trauma, PTSD.

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This vacancy has now closed

Fundraising and Business Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,300
  • Based in Blantyre, South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 26th May 2021

Liber8 are seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual with experience of Fundraising and Business Development to support our strategic plans.

This is an ideal role for someone who is keen to develop within the not-for-profit sector, who has the professionalism, energy, creativity and drive to make the most of funding and partnerships opportunities.

This is a great opportunity to join an established grassroots Third Sector organisation. Liber8 is an organisation that’s committed and passionate about making a difference.

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This vacancy has now closed

Funding Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,300
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 26th May 2021

Liber8 are seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual with experience of identifying and securing funding to support our strategic plans.

This is an ideal role for someone who is keen to develop within the not-for-profit sector, who has the professionalism, energy, creativity and drive to make the most of funding and partnerships opportunities.

This is a great opportunity to join an established grassroots Third Sector organisation. Liber8 is an organisation that’s committed and passionate about making a difference.

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This vacancy has now closed

Beacons Training and Development Officer

  • Full time
  • £25,844
  • Lanarkshire
  • Closing 26th May 2021

Liber8 are seeking to recruit a Training and Development Officer to support the provision of a range of training opportunities for volunteers and community members of The Beacons Initiative.

This is a great opportunity to join an exciting new initiative and an organisation that’s committed and passionate about making a difference.

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This vacancy has now closed

CBT Counsellors

  • Part time
  • £32,760 – £38,220 pro-rata
  • Blantyre
  • Closing 27th June 2021

We are seeking to recruit experienced therapists to enhance and complement the existing work of Liber8’s counselling services. The post holder/s will provide specialist counselling and group work to individuals, who may have experienced substance use, trauma PTSD, debilitating anxiety, and other complex presentations.

The post holders would be expected to deliver evidence-based techniques, recommended by NICE/SIGN as, effective approaches in healing, mental health issues, dissociative disorders, grief, addictions, and the effects of abuse; aimed at the treatment and resolution of the presenting issue and associated trauma.

Experience of working in the area of substance use, trauma, disorders, facilitating or co-facilitating therapy groups is desirable. We are looking for therapists who work in an integrative way, rather than being confined to a single therapeutic approach. We also welcome applications from those who are able to bring experience of expressive and creative therapies to their work

This is a great opportunity to join an established grassroots Third Sector organisation. Liber8 is an organisation that is committed and passionate about making a difference. The posts will be primarily working with people in recovery from substance use issues, trauma, PTSD.

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Funding and Communications Officer

  • Full time
  • £27,300
  • Blantyre
  • Closing 27th June 2021

This exciting role is new, and we are looking to appoint an enthusiastic, self-motivated, and proactive funding and communications officer who can demonstrate a real passion for income generation and who can make a tangible contribution to increasing the charity’s funding position, while helping to raise the charity’s profile via communications strategy

We require someone who understands the nature of what we do and can empathise with our client groups. You will work alongside the Lead Officer to develop and implement a Funding and Communications Strategy for the organisation

Are you a funding professional with great relationship-building skills? Would you be that person who would like to play a pivotal role to help Liber8 Lanarkshire meet its vision to improve the health and wellbeing or our communities? You should be a strong and confident communicator able to form relationships with ease and possess an ability to network and engage in a persuasive and positive manner. You must be passionate about the work of this incredible charity

Liber8 are seeking to recruit a highly motivated individual with experience. This is an ideal role for someone who is keen to develop within the not-for-profit sector, who has the professionalism, energy, creativity and drive to make the most of their creative skills and experience.

This is a great opportunity to join an established grassroots Third Sector organisation. Liber8 is an organisation that’s committed and passionate about making a difference.

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