Post: One Year paid Internship - Harm Reduction Peer Worker Location: Kirkcaldy Salary: £20,595
Frontline Fife is a mid-sized charity which works to end homelessness through preventative action and by supporting people to choose the life they aspire to.
In developing our Recovery Link team, they are now recruiting for a one-year paid internship role. This is a great opportunity for those wishing to take forward a career in Addiction services and wider health and social care services. By offering peer support and through harm reduction practices you will enable people to choose, plan and establish their recovery journey and assist them to access and engage with community-based services and support networks which work for them. As a commitment to your development, they will offer a depth of on-the-job experience while supporting you to achieve a recognised SVQ3 qualification.
A key focus of the role is acting as a peer mentor for service users to show change is possible. Therefore, you will have the opportunity to draw upon your personal skills and experiences in a confident, empathetic, and compassionate way. If you are passionate about helping others, want to take on a meaningful and rewarding role, and are motivated to take your skills and experience to the next level through learning and development then we want to hear from you.
Successful candidates taking up a client facing role are subject to PVG Disclosure checks and must have a current driving license or willingness to achieve this in the first year. Successful candidates securing a post regulated by the Care Inspectorate must register with the SSSC and must meet the required standards for the post within the permitted time as directed by the SSSC.
Frontline Fife, as a Disability Confident employer, is committed to supporting job applicants and staff with a disability or long-term health condition. They commit to offering an interview to disabled people when the essential job criteria are met.
To find out more about the post and to download an application pack, please visit their website. Alternatively, e-mail [email protected] or telephone 01592 800430. Applications packs can be provided in an accessible format upon request. To apply for a post, please submit your application form via e-mail to: [email protected] by the closing date of Friday 16 June at 12 noon.
Frontline Fife is a registered charity: Charity No: SC021832 and is committed to Equal Opportunities.