This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker - North West Recovery Service

  • Full time
  • £17,543 – £19,024
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th August 2019


  • Advertised from 10th July 2019
  • Hours 37.5 per week.
  • CGL3645

Role

Change Grow Live Edinburgh Recovery Services provides recovery focused psychosocial interventions to service users experiencing drug and alcohol related issues across the city of Edinburgh. We work within a hub model with partners who include NHS Lothian, CEC Social Work and other voluntary agencies to ensure individualised packages of care to enable service users to achieve their recovery goals.

We are looking for an experienced and proactive support worker to join our team, to assist in provision of high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users across Edinburgh. The services are delivered from our offices, based at Craigroyston Health Centre and on an outreach basis in a variety of venues across the localities that we cover. Support is provided in one to one and groupwork settings.

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within a related field. Also necessary is a commitment to multi-agency working, excellent communication skills, and a practical approach to facilitating service user involvement.

This post is subject to an Enhanced CRB check and Counter Terrorism Clearance.

Please note: if you haven't heard from us within three weeks of the closing date your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.

Application notes

If you have any additional questions, please email; yanni.yannoulis@cgl.org.ukor call the office on 0131 557 5273.

To apply for this position, please download and complete the form on our website: changegrowlive.org/vacancy/support-worker-edinburgh-cgl3645