TCA Vacancy – Mentor/Resource Worker (One Stop Women’s Learning Service- OWLS)

Tayside Council on Alcohol (TCA) Vacancy


Post Title: Mentor/Resource Worker (One Stop Women’s Learning Service- OWLS)

Hours:              35 hours per week

Salary:             £25,552.80 per annum

Term:        Permanent Post

Location: TCA Offices, Perth and Perth & Kinross Council Owls Centre, Perth

Ref No:    24/23


This is a TCA post, in partnership with OWLS, Community Justice, working alongside women in the community area of Perth & Kinross.  The successful applicant will be employed by Tayside Council on Alcohol.

We are looking to recruit a dynamic individual who can provide life changing support to female offenders using a bespoke mentoring approach. We are looking for a passionate and driven individual who can encourage, clients to be empowered and make positive life changes with support and successful reintegration into their community; this would include arranging help with housing, debt, benefits, addictions and family relationships, education, training, and employment. The successful candidate must have access to a car.

We specialise in working with females and more complex case work so your background and training should evidence that in some way. You will be joining a team of successful staff who pride themselves on quality work and delivery and making a real difference in some very challenging circumstances. Mentoring is a voluntary relationship of engagement, encouragement, and trust. Its immediate priority is to offer support, guidance, and practical assistance to offenders/ex-offenders in the community who can be vulnerable.

You must be a team player and can accept responsibility and make decisions. You will possess good interpersonal skills, good communications skills, both written and oral, and competency in basic computing and IT. You will be capable of logical thinking, practical problem-solving, objective assessment skills and report writing. You must also be able to motivate and support others. You will be required to take on role of providing service cover within the OWLS centre.


Please note that the post has a genuine occupational requirement for the post holder to be female due to the client group. This is in line with Equality Act 2010 guidelines.


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 Friday 1st December at     12 noon and successful applicants will be contacted in the afternoon of the 1st December.

Applicants should note that interviews for this post will be held on Friday 8th December in the OWLS Centre (all details will be emailed).

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