Young Person's Recovery Coach

  • Full time
  • £22,185
  • Citywide but based within the GCA office in North Claremont Street, Glasgow
  • Closing 12th August 2022

  • Advertised from 6th July 2022
  • 35 hours over 7 days (Fixed Term till end March 2023) (Flexible working, part-time hours, or job-sharing arrangements will be considered for the right candidate).


Young Person Recovery Service is based within the Recovery Employability Service. It will provide diversionary work and 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.

The Young Person’s Recovery Coach 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:

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 website or download from below.

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: Friday 12th August 2022

Date of shortlist meeting to select candidates for Interview: Wednesday 17th August 2022

Date of interviews: Thursday 25th August 2022 in GCA

Date for feedback for candidates selected for interview: Thursday 1st September 2022, 2pm-4pm

Date of appointment: ASAP