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Tayside Council on Alcohol

Safe Zone Recovery Worker Vacancy

Hours/Salary: 15 hours per week/£7,722 per annum (£9.90 per hour)
Term: Fixed Term for 12 months
Location: TCA Office, The Wishart, 50 Constable Street, Dundee, DD4 6AD
Ref No: 15/22
Purpose: The Recovery Worker will be expected to work as part of a team to help deliver support for people who attend the Safe Zone Bus in need of support with a variety of issues including substance use, finance, housing and mental health. Recovery Workers will action referrals are taken by Safe Zone staff, and support service users to access support from a range of agencies while helping them to overcome the barriers which may prevent them from doing so. You will additionally support the delivery of Safe Zone Bus activities some weekends as agreed with the Safe Zone Coordinator. As a Recovery Worker, you will be expected to provide support to people in all stages of recovery.

It is a requirement of this post that candidates have lived experience of recovery and recovery services. This can be through personal experience or experience gained through a close relative, friend or a carer.

Where your experience is personal, there is the added expectation that the Recovery Worker will maintain their own recovery strategies while in the post and be responsible for furthering their future employment opportunities.

The post will be subject to a PVG check.

The post will be based in TCA’s Dundee office with travel across Dundee and its surrounding area also required.

Additional Information: More information on the post can be obtained by contacting Arwen.Elder@alcoholtayside.com or by phoning 01382 456012.

An application form and Job Description/Person Spec can be downloaded from the TCA website.

Completed applications should be returned directly by e-mail/post/by hand to Ronnie Ritchie, Tayside Council on Alcohol, The Wishart, 50 Constable Street, Dundee DD4 6AD Telephone: 01382 456012, ronnie.ritchie@alcoholtayside.com. Registered Charity Number SC006511

Please note the closing date for receipt of applications is Friday 17th June at 9am.
Applicants should note that interviews for this post will be held face to face on Thursday 23rd June 2022.