TCA Vacancy – Mentor / Resource Worker, Mentoring for Men service

Registered Charity SC006511

Tayside Council on Alcohol Vacancy


Post:                Mentor/Resource Worker, Mentoring for Men service

Salary              £8,291.92 (£11.39 per hour) or £10,221.12 (£14.04 per hour) dependant on qualifications.

Terms:              14 hrs per week. This is a fixed term post until 31st March 2025 with scope for this to be extended for a further 12 months. As part of our family friendly policy this post is eligible for our flexible working scheme. TCA would consider job share

Responsible to: Sandra Ritchie Locality Manager

Place of Work: TCA Office, Perth and covering Perthshire.

Ref No:  14/23


Brief Description of Duties:  

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


As a Mentor/Resource Worker, you will be responsible for implementing a range of interventions and support measures as part of an integrated package of social support. The support service is specifically designed to address the complex needs of men who are involved in the Community Justice System. You will work systemically in delivering a relationship-based programme where frequency, tenacity and creativity are central.

You will work with individuals to create positive support networks and address issues such as; housing, benefits and social networks. Work will be delivered through tailored one-to-one input that supports individual’s personal development and creates pathways to long-term engagement with relevant support services.


While the nature of this role means that TCA welcomes applications from individuals with personal lived experience of substance use and recovery, this is not a role requirement.


Additional Information: –  More information on the post can be obtained by contacting  or by phoning 01738 580336.


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, Registered Charity Number SC006511

Please note closing date for receipt of applications is 5 pm Friday 8th September 2023


Applicants should note that interviews for this post will be held face to face in the TCA Perth office on Wednesday 13th September 2023. 


Applicants selected for interview shall be notified by phone/email on Monday 11th September.

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