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Employability Support Worker x 3 posts

  • Part time
  • £18,074 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 4th August 2021

  • Advertised from 14th July 2021
  • Salary: £18,074 per annum (Scale £18,074 to £18,907). 28 hours over 4 days (Fixed Term till end March 2023) (flexible working, part time hours, or job-sharing arrangements will be considered for the right candidate).


The Employability Support Worker is a role within the Elevate-Glasgow PSP team which offers a person-centred approach to individuals in their employability journey.

The Employability Support Worker will make a real impact to individuals’ day to day lives as they uniquely tailor their personal development, offer emotional and practical support and set realistic goals as part of their journey to employability opportunities. Assisting participants who have been affected by poor mental health or have experience of homelessness or the criminal justice service as well as those in recovery.

The Employability Support Worker will be employed by, and based in, Glasgow Council on Alcohol (GCA). GCA is the lead partner of the PSP.

Experience in a previous employability/social/support work environment or voluntary sector role is essential. Candidates must have good communication skills, be flexible and have a positive attitude.

You will require a PVG check through Disclosure Scotland. The job is dependent on suitable references.

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

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 Wednesday 4th August 2021

Date of shortlist meeting to select candidates for Interview: Friday 6th August 2021

Date for feedback for candidates selected for interview: Wednesday 18th August 2021, 11am-1pm

Date of appointment: ASAP