Resource worker: Fintry Family Support Service

We are seeking a Resource Worker to be based full-time (35 hours a week) in our Dundee office at The Wishart. This permanent post is an exciting opportunity to provide support to children, young people and families affected by substance misuse in Dundee. This is a new project, in partnership with Children 1st working alongside people in a school and community area of Dundee. As part of the team, you’ll provide focused individual and group work in order to help reduce the impact of substance misuse on children aged 0-12 and build stronger, more resilient children, families and community.

If you are an experienced professional with a Social Work, Community work, Counselling or other appropriate qualification we want to hear from you. The successful candidate will hold a relevant professional qualification or have significant relevant experience of working with vulnerable groups including children and/or vulnerable families or problematic drug/alcohol users.

Within an outreach service the post holder may be required to work occasional evenings and weekends. Candidates must possess a current full driving licence and have access to a car for this post. See Job description and person specification for full list of criteria required for this post. Please note that the selection process will include seeking PVG Scheme/Disclosure information.

An application form can be downloaded or obtained by phoning 01382 456012 and asking for a pack quoting post title and reference number (07/18).

Download the application form (MS Word)

Job description (MS Word)

Completed applications should be returned direct by e-mail/post or handed in to:

Fiona Stewart
Business Information Manager
Tayside Council on Alcohol
The Wishart, 50 Constable Street,
Dundee DD4 6AD
Telephone: 01382 456012

Please note closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 25th February 2019 at noon. Applicants must note that interviews for this post will be held on Wednesday 6 March 2019.  

Hours:           35 hours per week
Salary:           £23,312 per annum
Term:             Permanent
Location:      Dundee
Ref No:          07/18

Please also see Family Support Worker – Dundee | Children 1st

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