Jobs in Scotland

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Scottish Drugs Forum

Trainee Addiction Worker

Glasgow, East Ayrshire & Fife
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 £225 per week before deductions with a fixed term contract of 30hours 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.

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

Tel: 0141 221 1175 or email:

or, Download the Application Pack here….

No CV’s or Agencies

SMART Recovery

Community Co-Ordinator Post

One-year contract initially
Band F £23,650 p.a. pro rata, 24 hours per week

Covering Highlands, Perth & Kinross, Angus, Dundee City 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 be an experienced SMART Meeting Facilitator who can demonstrate best practice within a SMART meeting, someone passionate about the SMART Recovery Programme, have excellent organisational skills and are able to manage your own time.  Experience in delivering face to face training and working with volunteers would also 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: or call Central Office on 0330 053 6022.

The closing date for completed applications is Monday 19th March 2018
This post is subject to a satisfactory PVG check.

Signpost Recovery

Post 1

Administrator – Tackling Inequalities & Improving Outcomes Project

£15,248 – £17,090

1 x 37.5 Hours (Fixed Term 12 Months in the first instance)

Location: Falkirk

Closing date: 18th March 2018.

Post 2

Substance Misuse Workers (Sessional)

£9.48 per hour (Plus holiday pay) 

Various Posts & Opportunities

Location: Clackmannanshire, Falkirk and Stirling

Closing date: 18th March 2018.

The full Job Description & Person Specification documents and the Signpost Recovery Application Form are all available to download here. – it’s preferable that completed applicatons are then submitted by email to, if you do however wish to return the form by post, it should be sent to Signpost Recovery, Recruitment, Units 1 & 2, Block 7, Cooperage Business Village, Cooperage Way, Alloa, FK10 3LP.

The Salvation Army

Peer Navigator x 2 (one post to be seconded to Streetwork)

£18,300 per annum

30 hours per week

Location: Across Edinburgh and Lothian

Closing date: 1st of April 2018


The Salvation Army are looking to appoint two enthusiastic and motivated ‘Peer Navigators’ as part of a  National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) funded study.

The  Peer Navigators will join a wide and diverse team to deliver a relationship-based intervention to those  experiencing problem drug and alcohol use and homelessness. The intervention will provide holistic  health checks, and practical and emotional support.

Click here to find out more and how to apply