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Employability Team Leader

Job Grade/Salary: GCA Grade 7 £28,000 to £30,600 per annum
Hours: 35 hours over 5 days (Fixed Term till end March 2024)
(Flexible working, part-time hours, or job-sharing arrangements will be considered for the right candidate)

Role: The Employability Team Leader will be responsible for the development, co-ordination and management of the Elevate Team including Elevate-Glasgow PSP and Recovery Employability Service staff and volunteers. Maintain and develop Elevate’s person-centred ethos to supporting individuals in their employability journey. Deliver performance targets through the team for supporting people who have experienced poor mental health/ homelessness/ the criminal justice system as well as those in recovery.

Design and develop employability initiatives for the benefit of individuals who have experience of the criminal justice system, homelessness, poor mental health as well as those in recovery from drugs and/or alcohol.

In return for choosing to work for GCA, the benefits you will receive are:

  • Very generous annual leave entitlement: full time employees start with an annual leave entitlement of 37 days (inclusive of 12 bank holidays) which increases to 38 days after 2 years, 40 days after 5 years and 42 days after 10 years length of service.
  • 5 duvet days where employees may take time off at short notice.
  • Death in service policy of 2 times salary.
  • Cycle to work scheme where employees can save money on a new bike and spread the cost.

Organisation Profile: Elevate is one service with two routes to employability: Elevate Glasgow PSP and Recovery Employability Service. Elevate offer a person-centred approach to individuals in their employability journey.

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 are the Lead Partner.

Elevate is an employability service for people in recovery from drugs/or alcohol. We are delighted that we have now extended the service to include aftercare provision for those in work to include those affected by poor mental health or have experience of homelessness or the criminal justice service as well as those in recovery.

Glasgow Council on Alcohol is a leading provider of alcohol support and has been providing a range of award winning services across Glasgow and surrounding areas for over 50 years and has an excellent reputation for partnership working and a proven track record of helping individuals to achieve their goals.

To apply please download, complete and return the documents below and return to: recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org

Application for Employability Team Leader Jan 2022
Employability Team Leader Guidance Notes Jan 2022
Employability Team Leader Job Des Person Spec Jan 2022
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING FORM 2022
GCA Applicant Privacy Notice Feb 2021

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 recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org.

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: recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org

 

Closing date for applications Monday 7th February 2022 @ 5pm
Date of shortlist meeting to select candidates for Interview Thursday 10th February 2022
Date of interviews Monday 21st February 2022 or Thursday 24th February 2022
Date for feedback for candidates selected for interview Friday 4th March 2022, 10am – 12 noon
Date of appointment

 

Early April 2022

 

Young Person Peer Education Worker (x 2 posts)

Salary: GCA Grade 5 £21,750 – £23,750 per annum (pro rata)

Hours: 21 hours (Fixed Term till end Nov 2024)
(Includes day evening and weekend work as required)
(Flexible working, part-time hours, or job-sharing arrangements
will be considered for the right candidate)

LOCATION: South Lanarkshire

Role: The Young Person Peer Education Worker will support the Peer Education Harm Reduction Service for the Young People in South Lanarkshire. This is a new service to be delivered by GCA and funded by NHS Lanarkshire, on behalf of South Lanarkshire ADP.

The main focus of this service will be peer education with the added provision of one to one support and supervision for the YP Peer Educators themselves. The service will adopt a citizenship approach when working with the YP Peer Educators. There will be an expectation that the YP Peer Educators will work towards achieving qualifications through training and as a result of the work they undertake.

This service will target and focus on some of the most vulnerable young people (aged 12-18 years) living within South Lanarkshire.

The YP Peer Educators will be supported to deliver peer education inputs across South Lanarkshire to other Young People and Young People focussed groups incorporate a harm reduction approach as well as a separate element of addressing stigma/language around drug and alcohol use.

In return for choosing to work for GCA, the benefits you will receive are:

  • Very generous annual leave entitlement: full time employees start with an annual leave entitlement of 37 days (inclusive of 12 bank holidays) which increases to 38 days after 2 years, 40 days after 5 years and 42 days after 10 years length of service.
  • 5 duvet days where employees may take time off at short notice.
  • Death in service policy of 2 times salary.
  • Cycle to work scheme where employees can save money on a new bike and spread the cost.

Organisation Profile: GCA is a leading provider of alcohol support and has been providing a range of award winning services across Glasgow and surrounding areas for over 50 years and has an excellent reputation for partnership working and a proven track record of helping individuals to achieve their goals.

To apply please download, complete and return the documents below and return to: recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org

Application for YP Peer Education Worker Dec 2021
EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES MONITORING FORM 2021
GCA Applicant Privacy Notice Feb 2021
Young Person Peer Education Worker JD and PS Dec 2021
YP Peer Education Worker Guidance Notes Jan 2022

If you need the application form in an alternative format please contact GCA, 14 North Claremont Street, Glasgow G3 7LE Tel: 0141 353 1800 or e-mail us at recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org.

Please note: A PVG membership will be required for this post.  This will be arranged by GCA.

No CV’s please, submit completed applications to: recruitment@glasgowcouncilonalcohol.org

Closing date for applications Monday 14th February 2022 at 9am
Date of shortlist meeting to select candidates for Interview Thursday 17th February 2022
Date of interviews Tuesday 22nd February 2022 or Wednesday 23rd February 2022
Date for feedback for candidates selected for interview Thursday 3rd March 2022 (between 11am-1pm)
Date of appointment

 

Early 2022

 

Benefits of
working
with GCA

In return for choosing to work for GCA, the benefits you will receive are:

  • Very generous annual leave entitlement : full time employees start with an annual leave entitlement of 37 days (inclusive of 12 bank holidays) which increases to 38 days after 2 years, 40 days after 5 years and 42 days after 10 years length of service.
  • 5 duvet days where employees may take time off at short notice.
  • Death in service policy of 2 times salary.
  • Cycle to work scheme where employees can save money on a new bike and spread the cost.
  • Training and development commitment to help employees perform to the best of their abilities.

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