This vacancy has now closed

Substance Misuse Worker (Addiction Recovery Service)

  • Full time
  • £19,881 – £21,976
  • Forth Valley
  • Closing 14th November 2018


  • Advertised from 25th October 2018
  • £19,881.05 – £21,976.23 (Inclusive of 7.5% unsocial hour’s payment) 2 x 37.5 Hours.

Role

Have you considered Working in Forth Valley? Excellent motorway links from Glasgow, Edinburgh and the surrounding areas. Given the geographical nature of Forth Valley a full UK Driving License and access to a car is required.

Company benefits include 30-34 days annual leave, 5% contribution to Company Pension Scheme, Childcare Voucher Scheme and access to a range of Post-Graduate study opportunities.

The details of the role are contained within the Job Description & Person Specification document, however, Signpost Recovery and its partners in service delivery, aim to work within a strengths-based, recovery-orientated and outcomes focused approach that promotes service users, key stakeholders and local communities as responsible co-producers of health, well-being and recovery. Therefore, we value the contribution of every role in our organisation. Signpost Recovery believes in a community facing and asset based approach to all aspects of its care, treatment and support provision.

Signpost Recovery complies fully with the Disclosure Scotland Code of Practice, issued by Scottish Ministers, in connection with the use of information provided to registered persons and other recipients of information by Disclosure Scotland under Part V of the Police Act 1997, or the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) (Scotland) Act 2007 for the purposes of assessing applicants' suitability for positions of trust. Therefore, this post is classed as undertaking restricted work with protected adults that must be covered by the successful candidate having undertaken a satisfactory- PVG Scheme Record for Restricted Work with Protected Adults. PVG provides a framework for the maintenance of a list of those who have been barred from working with protected adults. Any individual who has 'been listed' or 'put on the list' will be committing a criminal offence if they do, or attempt to do; regulated work with protected adults.

If employed, should you then subsequently fail to complete your probationary period, you will be expected to meet the cost of Signpost Recovery applying for and administering their PVG application. Whilst this is subject to pricing beyond that of our control and may rise at any time, the cost for the administration and fees associated with a new application to join PVG are £59 and the costs for an existing member to have a Scheme Record Update is £18.

Application notes

Closing date: Midnight – 14/11/2018

Please complete the application which is available to download from this site, it’s preferable that these are then submitted by email to applications@signpostrecovery.org.uk, if however you wish to return the form by post, completed applications should be sent to Signpost Recovery, Units 1 & 2, Block 7, Cooperage Business Village, Cooperage Way, Alloa, FK10 3LP.

For an informal chat about the post, please contact Jackie Gallacher, Team Leader – ARS North, Signpost Recovery on 07970668848.

Please send completed applications to applications@signpostrecovery.org.uk and clearly state what post you are applying for.


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