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Scottish Drugs Forum

Trainee Addiction Workers – Dumfries & Galloway

Applications are invited from people living in the Dumfries and Galloway area.

Do you have a history of addiction?

If you are interested in developing a career in the drug and alcohol field, and you are either 2 years drug free (one year free of substitute prescribing) or 2 years free of problematic alcohol use by 21st October 2019, we’d like to hear from you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Scottish Drugs Forum’s award-winning Addiction Worker Training Project (AWTP) – a unique initiative which supports, trains, and prepares people with a history of drug and alcohol problems to work in Social Care.

We offer £8.21 per hour before deductions with a fixed term contract of 30 hours per week for 39 weeks. Trainees will undertake work placements in social care agencies and will study towards an SVQ 2 in Social Services and Health Care.  Full training and a comprehensive package of support will be provided

For further details please contact Lewis Boddy, Dumfries and Galloway AWTP Co-ordination and Development Officer:  07990043717

For an application pack, please contact Admin at SDF Tel: 0141 221 1175 or email:

Download Application Pack here….

Closing date:  21 October 2019

Interviews W/C: 28 October 2019