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Young Person's Employment Advisor

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,750 – £27,500
  • Citywide but based within the GCA office in North Claremont Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 5th November 2021

  • Advertised from 14th October 2021
  • 35 hours over 7 days (Fixed Term till end March 2022) (Flexible working, part-time hours, or job-sharing arrangements will be considered for the right candidate)


Young Person Recovery Service is based within the Elevate Team. It will provide diversionary work and to promote recovery for young people where drugs and alcohol have been a risk for them and promote pathways to employment, provide training, education and volunteering opportunities. Young Person Recovery Service will support individuals to achieve positive destinations.

This project is led by Glasgow Health & Social Care Partnership (GHSCP), National Health Service Greater Glasgow & Clyde (NHSGG&C) and Glasgow Alcohol and Drug Partnership (ADP), and delivered by GCA through Elevate.

The Young Person’s Employment Advisor will be employed by, and based in, Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA).

In return for choosing to work for GCA, the benefits you will receive are:

• Very generous annual leave entitlement: full time employees start with an annual leave entitlement of 37 days (inclusive of 12 bank holidays) which increases to 38 days after 2 years, 40 days after 5 years and 42 days after 10 years length of service.

• 5 duvet days where employees may take time off at short notice.

• Death in service policy of 2 times salary.

• Cycle to work scheme where employees can save money on a new bike and spread the cost.

Organisation Profile: Elevate-Glasgow is a Public Social Partnership (PSP). Its aim is to improve the design of services for people in recovery from substance misuse regarding their employability and to enhance partner agencies’ commitment to collaboration and innovation in the delivery of support services.

Public Social Partnerships (PSPs) are strategic partnering arrangements, through which the public sector can collaborate with third sector organisations (voluntary, charity and social enterprise organisations) to share responsibility for designing services. A key principle of this approach is that services are designed co-productively with service users.

Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA) was founded in 1965 and is the oldest established Council on Alcohol in Scotland. GCA is a voluntary organisation working to reduce the harm caused by alcohol misuse through the provision of a range of high quality advice, information, counselling, support, prevention and education and training services.

Application notes

For an application pack please head to our websites and This advert can also be found on and

If you need the application form in an alternative format please contact Glasgow Council on Alcohol, 14 North Claremont Street, Glasgow G3 7LE Tel: 0141 353 1800 or e-mail us at

Please note: A PVG membership will be required for this post. This will be arranged by Glasgow Council on Alcohol.

No CV’s please, submit completed applications to:

Closing date for applications: 12 noon Friday 5th November 2021

Date of shortlist meeting to select candidates for Interview: Wednesday 10th November 2021

Date of interviews: Wednesday 17th November 2021 in GCA

Date for feedback for candidates selected for interview: Tuesday 23rd November 2021, 10am-12 noon

Date of appointment: ASAP