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Tayside Council on Alcohol

Resource Worker Vacancy

Salary: £24,328.94

Terms: 35 hrs a week. Initially 2yrs fixed term contract with scope to extend for a further 2 yrs/Job share welcome

Responsible to: Perth Locality Manager

Place of Work: Perth

Ref No: 15/21


Brief Description of Duties:

Tayside Council on Alcohol are an experienced support provider in Tayside and currently deliver a number of support services to children, young people and families. As a resource worker you will work across the different services within TCA’s Perth Children and Family Service, these include:

  • Kith ‘n’ Kin
  • Space4U (partnership work)

As a Resource Worker, you will be responsible for implementing a range of interventions and support measures as part of an integrated package of social support. The service is specifically designed to address the needs of vulnerable families, through intensive support, to enable change in their lives. You will work systemically in delivering a relationship-based programme where frequency, tenacity and creativity are central.

The support is goal focused intervention where the development of a strong and trusting relationship with the resource worker facilitates the use of modelling/coaching, relationship-based and cognitive-behavioral approaches to be used to achieve sustainable positive outcomes. The service will have an early intervention and a whole family focus.

The key role for this post is the direct delivery to families. The post holder will carry a caseload of 12-15 families at any one time, depending on complexity of the family situation and presenting issues. The post holder will directly provide support to the family in their home and in the community.

Additional Information: More information on the post can be obtained by contacting on sandra.ritchie@alcoholtayside.com or by phoning 01738 580336. An application form and Job Description/Person Spec can be downloaded from the TCA website.

Completed applications should be returned direct 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 closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 6th December at 9am. Applicants must note that Interviews for this post will be held on Thursday 16th December in the Perth Office.