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Addictions Worker – Counsellor with Circle’s Women’s Outreach Team

  • Part time
  • £24,289 – £26,891 pro-rata
  • Based in Hamilton and working across South and North Lanarkshire
  • Closing 22nd November 2019

  • Advertised from 5th November 2019
  • 17.5 hours per week. Salary £24,289 to £26,891 pro rata.


We provide a range of recovery focussed services for people affected by substance misuse. We are seeking an experienced and competent practitioner to join with our partner agency Circle in supporting mothers and their families affected by parental involvement in the criminal justice system

Based in Hamilton and working across South and North Lanarkshire, as a qualified counsellor you will be passionate about recovery and have a good track record in providing Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) interventions. You will be competent in undertaking assessments and delivering intensive support to women with complex needs. You will be able to demonstrate a high level of quality throughout all your work. As a team player, you will be comfortable in working in a successful and innovative joint service that is a proven alternative to custody.

You will

  • have a recognised professional counselling qualification at a minimum of SVQ level 4 and
  • be familiar with managing a busy caseload and in monitoring and recording all aspects of your work, and
  • be familiar with the SSSC Codes of Practice for employees and employers

Application notes

If you are interested in this post and wish to have an informal discussion please call

Paul Mooney, Chief Executive on (01324) 874 969 or e-mail at

Closing date for applications is Friday 22 November at 5:00pm.

Interviews will be held on Friday 29 November in Hamilton.

This post requires an enhanced disclosure

SCO Charity Number SCO23353