Post: Lead Practitioners
Service: North East Edinburgh Recovery Service
Salary: £22,649 - £25,394 (£11.77 - £13.20 per hour)
Could you help us save lives?
Do you have a passion for helping vulnerable people enjoy as much fulfilment as they can and feel included in their community? If compassion, care and inclusiveness are an important part of who you are, our opportunities to work away from the routine in a demanding, challenging but emotionally rewarding role could be for you.
Our Turning Point Scotland Services in Edinburgh are looking for people like you to help provide individualised support to adults with a wide range of needs, either on an individual 1:1 basis or alongside others and as part of a team.
North East Edinburgh Recovery Hub
The North East Recovery Hub is a one-stop shop which offers a full range of drug and alcohol treatment and support services. We are a multi - disciplinary team comprising of Voluntary Sector, TPS, NHS and social work staff. We are based with our main office in Leith, and a satellite location in Craigmillar.
We understand that everybody’s experience is different. When people come to the Hub, we personalise their care to achieve their goals.
As a Lead Practitioner, you will have knowledge and experience of drug and alcohol related harm and treatment options. You will be expected to keep accurate records about what you do, so attention to detail and a good grasp of IT are crucial.
The support we provide is always person centred, we do this by involving people who know the person well, this includes family and friends, other health and Social Work professionals, Advocacy services and our own staff members.
We believe having the right values of respect, compassion, inclusion and integrity is all you need to join our team! We would offer you full support in completing your application.
As a Lead Practitioner, you will work with individuals who have a wide range of support needs, providing them with practical and emotional support and encouraging them to achieve their own personal outcomes in all aspects of their daily lives e.g. keeping safe, meaningful activities, community involvement, physical health, relationships, emotional health and wellbeing.
Full details of this role can be viewed on the attached Job Role Profile. Click here
Please note that IT skills are required for all our vacancies.
Where applicable, successful candidates will be required to register with the SSSC within 6 months of start date.
Turning Point Scotland have Platinum accreditation in Investors in People. Our staff are our most important asset, therefore we offer extensive training and impressive personal and career-focused development opportunities. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives and achieve your own personal fulfilment.
- Comprehensive Induction
- 123 Learning and development courses
- 29 eLearning courses
- Funded qualification – SVQ Social Services and Healthcare, work based assessment
- Your Career Pathway, we promote from within and advertise internally all jobs
- Pension Scheme, employer contribution 4%
- Wide range of family friendly policies
- 35 holiday/public holidays days' per year.
This opportunity is closed to applications.