Development Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £28,107 – £32,877
  • Ayrshire
  • Closing 31st October 2021


  • Advertised from 18th October 2021
  • Fixed term post to 31st March 2023. 37.5 hours per week.
  • REQ00852

Role

An exciting, unique and rewarding opportunity has arisen for an experienced and dynamic individual to join We Are With You as a Development Coordinator. The successful candidate will lead the development of a person-centred continuity of care-based model of long term residential rehabilitation provision for residents of South Ayrshire, in line with the agreed strategic ambition of South Ayrshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership (ADP), and in line with the National Drugs Mission

The successful candidate will:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary and collocated team in South Ayrshire that includes a range of staff, peers and volunteers from third sector and statutory services.
  • Will act as the single point of contact, and coordinate care and support requirements for individuals wishing to access long term residential rehabilitation.
  • Work with the ADP on strategic developments including the long term ambition for residential rehabilitation and non-fatal overdose activities, and attendance at relevant ADP meetings
  • Work collaboratively with a wide range of statutory and third sector partners across the ADP, as well as with internal and external stakeholders, to achieve effective, safe and innovative service provision.

What we’re looking for

We are looking to attract an enthusiastic Individual that has experience of working within the drug and alcohol field and has previous experience of strategic development, project management and partnership working.

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have experience and be able to demonstrate working effectively at a strategic level in a comlex, multi-disciplinary organisation.
  • Have demonstrable skills to influence, persuade and negotiate with stakeholders. As well as the ability to manage effective, successful relationships, both internally and externally.
  • Have a proactive and dynamic personal style, with flexibility in style and approach balances with determination and resilience.
  • Will be qualified to SVQ level 3 in Social services & Healthcare or Community Development.

This job is subject to a PVG check.

This is a fixed term post to 31st March 2023 and is full time at 37.5 hours per week.

Application notes

Application closing date: 31st October 2021

For further details about the role and to apply, please visit our website.

For more information contact Rosie Mcluskie or Hazel Smith via email; rosie.mcluskie@wearewithyou.org.uk or hazel.smith@wearewithyou.org.uk Please quote the reference number in all correspondence.

About With You

Everyone should feel comfortable getting the support they need.

We work and support people and their goals, whether that’s staying safe and healthy, making small changes or stopping an unwanted habit altogether.

We give people support in a way that’s right for them either face to face, in their local service, community or online.

We provide a free and confidential service without judgement.

We use our expertise to improve the help available and raise awareness around drugs, alcohol and mental health so that more people can get support.

We Are With You.