Tayside Council on Alcohol Vacancy

Post:                Locality Team Manager/Practice Lead (Counselling and Creative Therapies)

Salary              £29,829.80 per annum

Terms:               35hrs per week/Permanent

Responsible to:    Operation Manager

Place of Work:  Dundee Office

Ref No:               1/23

Brief Description of Duties:

Tayside Council on Alcohol was established in 1972 and is one of the leading providers of support services in the Tayside area for people who are affected by the use of alcohol. Our Vision is “Empowered Individuals, families and communities are connected, active, safe and healthy”

Reporting to the Operations Manager, the post holder will sit as part of the TCA Operational Management team and will take the lead responsibility for;

  • The day-to-day management of the operational delivery and effectiveness of the Counselling and Creative Therapies services within the Dundee locality. This includes management of cases and referrals.
  • As part of a team support the delivery and development of the Counselling in School provision
  • The development of counselling and creative therapies in line with best practice and national guidance, contributing a level of expertise and specialism to strategic planning and funding applications as required
  • Liaison with COSCA, BACP and other relevant professional bodies. This will include overseeing the delivery of training programmes within the organisation, primarily (but not exclusively) the COSCA counselling skills programme.

Additional Information:  More information on the post can be obtained by contacting mark.harris@alcoholtayside.com  or by phoning 01382456012

An Application form and Job Description/Person Spec can be downloaded from the TCA website

Completed applications should be returned direct by e-mail/post/by hand to Ronnie Ritchie, Tayside Council on Alcohol, The Wishart, 50 Constable Street, Dundee DD4 6AD Telephone: 01382 456012, ronnie.ritchie@alcoholtayside.com. Registered Charity Number SC006511

Please note closing date for receipt of applications is Monday 30th January at 9am.

Applicants must note that Interviews for this post will be held on Thursday 2nd and Friday 3rd February between 9am and 1pm.

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