About the job
Our service in Argyll & Bute is commissioned to provide a recovery service for people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use and delivers psycho social interventions in both one to one and group settings for adults entering or sustaining their recovery from drug/alcohol use.
We have service bases in Dunoon, Helensburgh, Oban and the Isle of Islay staffed by Recovery Workers, Recovery Champions and Volunteers but much of our work is carried out in the local communities that we serve.
We are currently looking to recruit an enthusiastic and dynamic Recovery Worker to provide outreach and support services for individuals across Argyll & Bute, but particularly in the Helensburgh/Lomond area, who are using drugs and/or alcohol.
What we’re looking for
Ideally the successful candidate 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.
In addition you will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with substance misuse service users in a health, social care or criminal justice setting.
An SVQ Level 3 in Adult Social Care is required as a minimum qualification or equivalent qualifications that are in line with SSSC requirements. Registration with the SSSC is essential.
In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.
The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within dispersed communities so a driving license and access to a car is essential.
Further information about this job
This a permanent full time role for 37.5 hours per week.
Interviews will be held via Google Meet.
If you have any queries relating to this role please email firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please quote the job reference number on any correspondence
Helensburgh & Lomond Carers SCIO is looking for a highly motivated individual to fill this new exciting position. You will assist and support in the work of Helensburgh and Lomond Young Carers Team. This will include providing:
This is an excellent opportunity for the successful applicant to join a dynamic team.
The successful applicant will require to be registered as a member of the Protection of Vulnerable Groups Scheme (PVG).
Building our future
Operating across half of Scotland, Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is one of Europe’s most highly regarded development agencies. HIE’s integration of economic and community development is central to its mission to generate sustainable economic growth in every part of the Highlands and Islands, particularly in fragile areas.
We are looking for an ambitious development manager to support HIE’s work in the community asset space, as well as supporting our delivery of the Scottish Land Fund.
As part of this job you’ll:
• provide support, guidance, and advice to a variety of community groups involved in asset acquisition management and development in the Argyll, Islands and Lochaber areas
• contribute to HIE’s delivery of the Scottish Land Fund, and other community development contracts
• work with key partners, in particular the National Lottery Community Fund and Scottish Government
• progress applications for grant assistance, taking account of HIE’s priorities and due diligence requirements, including monitoring and processing grant claims in accordance with HIE procedures
• provide support on community consultation, formation of a community body, securing funding/private finance and the need to establish a sustainable social enterprise business model
• work effectively as part of a team, actively engaging with colleagues in a range of geographical locations
• liaise closely with other HIE colleagues in area offices to ensure effective regional delivery of HIE’s community asset objectives
• develop and maintain knowledge of key policy/legislation relevant to the sector, and funding/loan opportunities
It’s essential that you are a proactive team player with experience or knowledge of the community/social enterprise development sector. Knowledge of the HIE economy and the challenges faced by rural communities is also essential.
You’ll have strong communication skills and be confident in presenting and speaking at public meetings, as well as working closely with a wide range of internal and external partners and stakeholders.
Being a key member of a dispersed team and being able to successfully balance a wide-ranging workload with ever-changing demands is also essential.