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7 Parade Spur South, Pinefield Industrial Estate, Elgin, IV30 6AJ
£24,240 - £27,324 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
37.5 hours per week

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About Aberlour Youthpoint Moray

Our Youthpoint Moray service provides help to children and young people in Moray who may be struggling with their emotions and behaviour, prompting concerns about their well-being. Our young people’s workers provide one-to-one help for our children and young people, in a safe and relaxed setting. They help them to understand the issues that are affecting them, that can sometimes be the cause of their behaviour. They help them take steps to overcoming their difficulties at home, school and in the community. The team also work with other family members, parents and carers to improve relationships at home.

Aberlour Youthpoint Moray offers a range of services which works with young people aged 12-25 which include our Intensive Community Support and Early Help Service’s. In addition to these we have developed a new service YP-Zone, the purpose of this service is to improve the wellbeing, social integration and life chances of Young People affect by substance misuse in Moray.

What we are looking for.... 

The post-holder will work within our YP-Zone service, the main role will be to provide one-to-one help for our young people affected by own substance misuse, facilitate targeted drugs and alcohol group-work sessions within schools and deliver street work on a rota basis. The role will also involve liaising with partner agencies and entering data into Aberlour’s case recording information system. Whilst it would be desirable to work fixed hours, these will vary week to week and tasks carried out will also vary, depending on the needs of the young people and families we support and on the needs of the service, therefore a degree of flexibility will be required. 

The team will provide support during normal office hours and include regular evening and weekend working. All staff are expected to take a full role in the delivery of the service. Work will be carried out flexibly in discussion with your line manager to allow appropriate time off whilst meeting individual and family needs and contractual work requirements. 

Find out more information on what we are looking for in candidates here.

At Aberlour we want to make sure every child and young person has the love, support and opportunity they need to reach their potential. If you share the same vision, we want you to join our team. To have a look at our values to understand more about what we are looking for from our employees click here

What we offer...

As well as a supportive team and excellent training opportunities, we want all our employees to feel valued and rewarded for the vital work they do. When you work with us, we'll recognise your efforts with generous annual leave, an excellent employer pension scheme and a range of deals and discounts across various retailers. Find out more about our Employee Benefits and our commitment to Equality and Diversity here requirements.

 Please go to our website where you can apply on-line. If you have any queries please e-mail: Applications are welcome from diverse ethnic minority and cultural communities, and under-represented faith and religious groups.

Aberlour is committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our service users and uses a thorough and rigorous recruitment and selection process including PVG Scheme checks to ensure this commitment is not compromised.

Applications to be returned by: Sunday 28th August 2022

Interviews are expected to be held on Thursday 8th September 2022

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