TCA Vacancy: Sessional Worker – Mentor for Men

Registered Charity SC006511

Tayside Council on Alcohol Vacancy

Post:                   Mentor for Men

Salary:                £14.04 per hour

Terms:               Sessional 7-14 hrs for a period of 6 months

Responsible to:             Sandra Ritchie, Perth Locality Manager

Place of Work:               TCA Office, Perth

Ref No:                28/22     


Brief Description of Duties: 

Are you an ambitious, creative and influential practitioner who is passionate about supporting men who are involved with Community Justice to bring about change in their lives?

As a Mentor you will be supporting men who are involved with the Perth Community Justice Service  We would particularly welcome candidates with lived experience (this can be personal experience, or experience gained through a close relative, friend or as a carer).

The mentor will provide tailored, trauma informed 1:1 input to support personal development and create pathways to engaging with relevant support services as well as meaningful social and community-based activities. The worker will meet with the individuals they are working with on an outreach basis weekly with flexibility for additional weekly contact should there be a requirement to provide this.

This 1:1 trauma informed input is a key part in supporting these individuals to overcome barriers; it creates a trusting relationship between where support and encouragement can be provided to empower them to take charge of their lives, manage appointments, access and maintain engagement with relevant support and services. The mentor will liaise with partner agencies involved (with consent) to ensure seamless care and support can be provided so the individuals needs are met


Additional Information: More information on the post can be obtained by contacting on  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 submit your application by Wednesday 30th November.

Applicants should note that interviews for this post will be held face to face in Perth.


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