TCA Vacancy – Safe Zone Coordinator

Registered Charity SC006511

Tayside Council on Alcohol Vacancy

Post:                   Safe Zone Coordinator

Salary:             £16,674.84 based on 21 hours per week at £15.27 per hour.

Terms:               Fixed Term until April 2024 with scope for extension.

Responsible to: Counselling and Creative Therapies Locality Manager.

Place of Work: TCA Dundee, The Wishart, 50 Constable Street, Dundee, DD4 6AD .

Ref No:               11/23


Brief Description of Duties:    Safe Zone is a TCA project which delivers services from a project vehicle situated directly within communities. There are two elements to the overall brand, Safe Zone Street Outreach and Safe Zone Nighttime.


Safe Zone Street Outreach delivers a crisis intervention service to those who are most vulnerable to suffering from issues such as poor mental health, substance use and homelessness. Staff and volunteers currently deliver the service on Friday and Saturday evenings in the Stobswell and Lochee areas of Dundee between 6-8.30pm.


Safe Zone Nighttime is a welfare service which operates on an ad hoc basis primarily to support events or occasions such as Fresher’s Week. Staff and volunteers work alongside partners to support those who are vulnerable due to intoxication, substance use and poor mental health as well as providing a safe space which is accessible to all.


The Safe Zone Coordinator is responsible for the operational delivery of Safe Zone services, ensuring that the vehicles are roadworthy for use and that the shifts are adequately staffed. The coordinator is responsible for recruitment and management of staff/volunteers and is responsible for their ongoing support and development. The coordinator works closely with partner agencies, both individually and at the steering group level, to develop new initiatives and agree solutions for issues which may arise.


It is desirable that the coordinator undergoes relevant training to enable them to drive the main Safe Zone Vehicle and support staff and volunteers to undergo this training dependent on the needs of the project.



Additional Information:  More information on the post can be obtained by contacting Teo Omelasz at or by phoning 01382 456012


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 18th August 2023.


Applicants must note that Interviews for this post will be held on Tuesday 22nd August 2023.

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