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Project Worker - Early Intervention Service

  • Full time or Part time
  • £24,000
  • Greenock
  • Closing 24th July 2020

  • Advertised from 25th June 2020
  • Hours: Negotiable (between 16-35 hours per week). The post will involve some out of hours working, including evenings and weekends. Length: 12 months.


Moving On Inverclyde is a community-based service supporting adults who are recovering from problematic substance use (alcohol and drugs) in Inverclyde.

We are seeking enthusiastic and motivated people to join our team and deliver our new Early Intervention Service. The project worker will work in a person-centred way alongside Service Users, entering our service, to support their individual needs.

The Role:

Excellent communication and relationship building skills are essential, as you will work alongside various partner agencies and groups.

Reporting to the Service Manager, the role will involve:

  • Attending allocations meetings with local partner agencies to identify referrals to our service
  • Taking referrals for the service
  • Carrying out needs assessments with Service Users
  • Drawing up recovery plans with service users
  • Providing one-to-one support to Service Users in a variety of locations, including Moving On offices, local venues and Service Users’ own homes
  • Working effectively as a member of Moving On’s wider Staff Team
  • Maintaining clear verbal and written communications with Moving On colleagues and external agencies
  • Maintaining clear written records
  • Monitoring and reviewing the effectiveness of recovery plans with Service Users
  • Following Moving On’s policies & procedures and appropriate codes of conduct at all times

Application notes

For an application pack please contact: or call 01475 735 200

For an informal chat, you can call Bruce Thomson, Service Manager on 07306 374 188

Closing date for applications is Friday 24th July 2020