Position: Administrator – Reception (Maternity Cover)

Organisation: Signpost Recovery.

Remuneration: £15,023 – £16,838.  Company benefits include 30-34 days annual leave, company pension scheme, Life Assurance and a Childcare Voucher Scheme.

Core hours of work: Monday – Friday, 09.00 – 17.00 (37.5 hours per week), however occasional evening/weekend work may be required.

Contract: 12 months fixed term, to cover maternity leave.

Location: Signpost Recovery Office’s Alloa, but some flexibility will be required.

Closing date: 13.00 Hours on Friday 28th July 2017

Interviews are expected to take place on:  TBC

 For an informal chat about this vacancy, please contact: Gordon Lang or Sharon Forsyth on 01259 272112

 Disclosure Scotland Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) information: The successful candidate will be expected to apply for an enhanced disclosure. Signpost Recovery will meet the costs associated with applications to Disclosure Scotland as part of Signpost’s recruitment process. Where an employee chooses to leave their employment with Signpost within 6 months of their start date or where an employee fails to complete their probationary period, Signpost will deduct the cost of the PVG from their final salary.



Signpost Recovery are delighted to offer an opportunity for an experienced Receptionist / Office Administrator to join our team based in Alloa, and help make a difference in people’s lives.

The key duties/functions for this position includes:

  • Handling all incoming telephone calls
  • Meet and greet clients and visitors
  • Provide administration support
  • Monitor staff locations, and assist in the lone working policy
  • Opening, sorting, and distributing mail on a daily basis
  • Adhere to the company’s Health and Safety Policies and Procedures

Skills / Knowledge / Experience / Qualifications:

The ideal candidate will be pro-active, flexible, confident, have an eye for detail, and have experience in working on a busy reception desk.  They should also be able to demonstrate excellent communication skill, in addition to delivering an outstanding level of customer service.

Organisational Profile:

Signpost Recovery is Scottish based registered charity limited by guarantee (SC 033772). Signpost Recovery has grown considerably over the five years and has demonstrated year on year growth and we now have an annual turnover of £1.9 Million. Signpost Recovery is governed by a Board of Directors and is strategically led, managed and operated on a day-to-day basis by a Senior Management Team consisting of a General Manager and an Operation Manager. Signpost Recovery has objectives whereby we  provide advice, information, support and access to treatment for clients and their families affected by substance misuse in the Forth Valley area- Stirling, Falkirk and Clackmannanshire. Signpost is now involved in a number of partnerships with Falkirk Council, NHS Forth Valley and Combat Stress for the provision of addiction, recovery  and support services both in community and prison settings. However, in addition to its main substance misuse service provision, Signpost Recovery now co-ordinates and/or provides a number of other social care and support services such as Clackmannanshire Healthier Lives (CHL) and the Social Inclusion Project (SIP). Whilst we are a ‘not for profit’ organisation we are using an entrepreneurial leadership approach whereby we are actively turning financial profit into ‘social profit’ and are deploying resources to the benefit of our client groups and key stakeholders. For more information on Signpost Recovery please go to www.signpostrecovery.org.uk .

Please download the application form and submit the completed document by email to applications@signpostrecovery.org.uk, if however you do wish to return the form by post, completed applications should be sent to Signpost Recovery, Units 1 & 2, Block 7, Cooperage Business Village, Cooperage Way, Alloa FK10 3LP.  Please note that incomplete applications may be returned, or rejected from the short listing process.

Given the geographical nature of Forth Valley a full UK Driving License and access to a car is required.

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Application form:  Signpost Application Form – July 2017