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WLDAS is recruiting for a Bereavement and Young Peoples worker

Published: September 23, 2022

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Bereavement and Young People Worker, Grief Matters

Fixed Term Contract until 31 March 2025

Full Time (36.25 hours per week)

Starting Salary – £27 042 per annum

(Point AP27)

Contributory Pension Scheme -7.2% Employer Contribution, 0.8% Employee Contribution

West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service is a well-established 3rd sector organisation with a history and reputation for delivering a wide range of effective education and prevention, early interventions and psychological therapies around alcohol, drug and tobacco services throughout West Lothian.

As part of our Psychological Therapies service we are looking to recruit a skilled worker to provide bereavement counselling and support for young people aged from 12-18 who have experienced the sudden loss of a loved one or friend.

This is a fixed term post until 31 March 2025, funded through the Big Lottery Community Fund and the Robertson Trust.  The role will mainly involve 1 to 1 working, with some group work interventions across West Lothian in a range of settings.  Some evening work and weekend work may be required from time to time.

The Service operates from premises at The Almondbank Centre in Craigshill, Livingston.

Job Description

For further information about the post contact:

Fiona Brown, Psychological Services Manager on 07795200260 or fiona.brown@wldas.org

Application Form, Job Description, Person Specification and background information can be downloaded from our website or by contacting Angela Scotland, Business Manager angela.scotland@wldas.org Please note we do NOT accept CVs

Closing date for receipt of completed applications:  10 October 2022

Formal Interviews will be held: end October/early November 2022

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