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Project Worker - Social Inclusion Project (SIP)

  • Full time
  • £23,000
  • Community based, Falkirk
  • Closing 22nd January 2020


  • Advertised from 8th January 2020
  • Fixed term post to March 2021. 35 hours per week.

Role

The details of the role(s) are contained within the Job Description & Person Specification document(s), however, Signpost Recovery and its partners in service delivery, aim to work within a strengths-based, recovery-orientated and outcomes focused approach that promotes service users, key stakeholders and local communities as responsible co-producers of health, well-being and recovery. Therefore, we value the contribution of every role in our organisation. Signpost Recovery believes in a community facing and asset based approach to all aspects of its care, treatment and support provision.

Signpost Recovery complies fully with the Disclosure Scotland Code of Practice, issued by Scottish Ministers, in connection with the use of information provided to registered persons and other recipients of information by Disclosure Scotland under Part V of the Police Act 1997, or the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) (Scotland) Act 2007 for the purposes of assessing applicants' suitability for positions of trust. Therefore, this post is classed as undertaking restricted work with children and or protected adults that must be covered by the successful candidate having undertaken a satisfactory- PVG Scheme Record for Restricted Work with Children and or Protected Adults. PVG provides a framework for the maintenance of a list of those who have been barred from working with children and or protected adults. Any individual who has 'been listed' or 'put on the list' will be committing a criminal offence if they do, or attempt to do; regulated work with children and or protected adults.

If employed, should you then subsequently fail to complete your probationary period, you will be expected to meet the cost of Signpost Recovery applying for and administering their PVG application. Whilst this is subject to pricing beyond that of our control and may rise at any time, the cost for the administration and fees associated with a new application to join PVG are £59 and the costs for an existing member to have a Scheme Record Update is £18.

Organisational Profile:

Signpost Recovery is Scottish based registered charity limited by guarantee (SC 033772). Signpost Recovery is governed by a Board of Directors and is strategically led, managed and operated on a day-to-day basis by a Senior Management Team consisting of a Chief Executive and a Head of Service.

Signpost Recovery has objectives whereby we provide advice, information, support and access to treatment for clients and their families affected by substance misuse in the Forth Valley area - Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire. Signpost is now involved in a number of initiatives with Clackmannanshire Council, Falkirk Council, Stirling Council, Forth Valley Alcohol & Drug Partnership, NHS Forth Valley and care and support services in community and an outreach service.

Application notes

Closing date: Midnight – 22/01/20

Please send completed applications to claire.hughes5@nhs.net and clearly state what post you are applying for.

If, however you wish to return the form by post, completed applications should be sent to: Claire Hughes, Service Manager, Signpost Recovery, Unit 2, Block 7, Cooperage Business Village, Cooperage Way, Alloa, FK10 3LP.

For an informal chat about the posts please contact Claire Hughes, Service Manager on 07309780912


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