Service Co-ordinator - North East Edinburgh Recovery Service

  • Full time
  • £30,840 – £33,597
  • Edinburgh (Based at the Hub in Leith & Satellite Locations in Craigmillar, Cowgate, and Spittal Street)
  • Closing 2nd June 2023

  • Advertised from 19th May 2023
  • Full-Time (37 hours). Contract: Permanent


Could you help us save lives?

Do you have a passion for helping vulnerable people enjoy as much fulfilment as they can and feel included in their community? If compassion, care and inclusiveness are an important part of who you are, our opportunities to work away from the routine in a demanding, challenging but emotionally rewarding role could be for you.

Our Turning Point Scotland Services in Edinburgh are looking for people like you to help provide individualised support to adults with a wide range of needs, either on an individual 1:1 basis or alongside others and as part of a team.

North East Edinburgh Recovery Hub

The North East Recovery Hub is a one-stop shop which offers a full range of drug and alcohol treatment and support services. We are a multi - disciplinary team comprising of Voluntary Sector TPS, NHS and social work staff. We are based with our main office in Leith, and a satellite location in Craigmillar.

We understand that everybody’s experience is different. When people come to the Hub, we personalise their care to achieve their goals.

The support we provide is always person centred, we do this by involving people who know the person well, this includes family and friends, other health and Social Work professionals, Advocacy services and our own staff members.

You will be expected to keep accurate records about what you do, so attention to detail and a good grasp of IT are crucial.

Please note that IT skills are required for all our vacancies.

Service Coordinator Role

As the Service Coordinator you will have overall responsibility for driving the aims of the service, developing local systems and protocols whilst supporting the service manager in a local and national coordination role.

One of your responsibilities will be to act as duty manager; on these days, you will be responsible for allocation of referrals, attending adult protection meetings, signing off risk assessments care plans, and you will be a point of contact for partners and stakeholders. You will be responsible for the line management, support, and development of the Assistant Service Coordinators, Lead Practitioners, and Support Practitioners. This includes delivering inductions, coordinating training and appraisals, overseeing annual leave requests, creating rotas, and facilitating team meetings. As Service Coordinator, you will lead on the implementation and recording of DAISy, the collation of data for quarterly reports and any other data required.

Application notes

Full details of this role can be viewed on our website;

Closing date: 2nd June 2023.