Jobs in Scotland

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Scottish Drugs Forum

Trainee Addiction Worker

Fife & 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….

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Gowrie Care Ltd

Senior Drug Support Worker x 2

The Senior Drug Support Workers will work as part of a small team to develop services for young people with substance misuse issues. They will support vulnerable young people to make positive choices and reach their full potential ensuring that each young person’s individual needs are met.

As a Drug Support Worker you will be expected to hold a caseload of one-to-one work with individuals who are motivated to address their substance use, access community facilities and other diversionary activities.

You will also support the training of professionals in partnership agencies in related topics and provide education and drug awareness sessions to groups of vulnerable young people.

You will have a SVQ3 qualification in Health & Social Care or equivalent and experience of working with young people in a community setting.

The post will be based in The WEB Project, Perth with travel throughout Perth & Kinross.

For informal enquiries please contact: Kirstie Howell, Team Manager on 01382 458128.

Location: Perth
Hours per week: 37 hours per week
Rate of Pay: £18,552 – £20,334 per annum
Contract Terms: Permanent
Closing Date: Friday 25th May 2018 at 12 noon