Jobs in Scotland

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Scottish Drugs Forum

Trainee Addiction Worker

East Ayrshire
Pending Funding

Do you have a history of addiction?

If you are interested in developing a career in working with people with addiction problems and at time of applying you are either 2 years drug free-including substitute prescribing or 2 years free of problematic alcohol use, we’d like to hear from you.

Scottish Drugs Forum’s award-winning Addiction Worker Training Project (AWTP) is a unique initiative which supports, trains, and prepares individuals with a history of problematic drug and alcohol use to work in Social Care.

We offer £7.83 per hour before deductions with a fixed term contract of 30 hours per week for 39 weeks. Trainees will undertake placements in social care agencies and will study towards an SVQ 2 in Social Services and Health Care.

Full training and support will be provided.

Click here to watch our video about the AWTP

For further details and an application pack, please contact Admin at SDF.

Tel: 0141 221 1175 or email: Michael@sdf.org.uk

or, Download the Application Pack here.

No CV’s or Agencies


UK Smart Recovery

SMART Recovery Community Co-Ordinator Post

One-year contract initially
Band F £23,650 p.a. pro rata, 30 hours per week

Covering Highlands, Aberdeen, Perth & Kinross, Angus, Dundee and Fife.

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to take on the challenges of further developing SMART Recovery meetings in the areas mentioned and provide ongoing support to meeting facilitators.

You need to have experience of SMART meetings, someone passionate about the SMART Recovery Programme, have excellent organisational skills and can manage your own time.  Experience in delivering face to face training and working with volunteers would be desirable.

The role will involve visiting SMART meetings to offer guidance and support, developing networks for SMART meeting facilitators, providing support to participants who want to go on to become meeting facilitators, developing new peer led meetings in the community and delivering SMART training courses.

Working alongside the SMART team, ADP’s and other partners, you will also be raising awareness of the programme and developing networks with service providers.

Although you will be home-based it is expected that you will travel to SMART meetings in the areas mentioned above. Agreed expenses, including mileage will be reimbursed, laptop and mobile phone will be provided.

For an application pack email Thérèse Davall: theresed@smartrecovery.org.uk or call SMART Recovery Central Office on 0330 053 6022.

The closing date for completed applications is Thursday 18th October and interviews will be held on Wednesday 24th October 2018.

This post is subject to a satisfactory PVG check.