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Recruitment: Tayside Council on Alcohol (TCA)

Tayside Council on Alcohol Vacancy

Post: Counsellor/Resource Worker (Adult Services)

Salary £11,371.57 p.a.

Terms: Permanent, Part Time, 17.5 hours per week.

Responsible to: Locality Manager, Perth Office

Place of Work: Your base of work will be the TCA Perth Office and you will cover the Perth and Kinross-shire geographic area. However, you would be expected to travel throughout Tayside to our other premises if required. Expenses would be reimbursed in line with our policies.

Ref No: 07/19

Are you an ambitious, creative and influential practitioner who is passionate about supporting adults to bring about positive change in their lives?

The primary purpose of this post is to assist with the promotion and effective provision of TCA adult counselling, information and support services throughout Tayside and to support people experiencing problems with their own or another’s substance use and/or addictive behaviour. In addition the postholder will ensure that the services are accessible and welcoming to everyone who comes in contact with the agency.

Applicants will come with demonstrable skills and a track record of working with challenging and vulnerable adults individually and in groups. They will possess a sound understanding of current best practice in the field of problematic substance use and addictive behaviour. They will also possess a COSCA Counselling Skills certificate or equivalent and part of the role will be to work towards the COCSA Counselling Supervision course if not already holding the qualification. A current driving licence and access to a car is essential. A PVG Disclosure check with will be required for this post.

Application Form:

TCA Standard Job Application Form Latest Version

Job Description/ Person Spec:

Counsellor-Resource Worker Perth Nov 2019

An Application form and Job Description/Person Spec can also be obtained online through INDEED or the TCA website or by e-mailing quoting post title and reference number.

Completed applications should be returned direct by e-mail/post/by hand to Fiona Stewart, Business Information Manager, Tayside Council on Alcohol, The Wishart, 50 Constable Street, Dundee DD4 6AD Telephone: 01382 456012,

Registered Charity Number SC006511

Please note closing date for receipt of applications is 5pm Friday 22nd November 2019

Applicants must note that Interviews for this post will be held during the daytime on Tuesday 26th November 2019 (TCA Perth Office) and the evening of Thursday 28th November 2019 (TCA Dundee office)