Jobs in Scotland

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Scottish Drugs Forum

Co-ordination & Development Officer, Addiction Worker Training Project (AWTP)

Based in Dumfries with travel throughout Dumfries & Galloway
This is post of 21 hours per week
(Initial 18 month contract and permanent, subject to continued funding)
£29,074 – £31,668 (£17,444 – £19,000 pro-rata)

Secondments will be considered.

Scottish Drugs Forum is recruiting a Co-ordination and Development Officer to manage the day to day activity of their specialist employability scheme, the Addiction Worker Training Project.  SDF have secured funding to extend the unique opportunities that AWTP provides, within the Dumfries and Galloway area.

The Co-ordination and Development Officer will offer intensive support to people with a history of drug and alcohol problems who are entering employment in social care.

This is an exciting position within a supportive team.  The post will be instrumental in the delivery and development of this pilot activity which is an extension of an established, award-winning project that is currently available in the East and West of Scotland.

Candidates should have front line experience of working in social care, particularly in areas related to addiction and / or employability.  Excellent communication skills and knowledge of partnership working are essential.

SDF offer staff excellent terms and conditions.  This post is offered on a 21 hour working week, with flexi time, pension and generous annual leave and public holidays.

For an informal conversation about any aspect of the role please contact: AWTP Senior Development Officer, Chris Messenger – 0141 221 1175.

Download the Application Pack here or call: 0141 221 1175 to have a Pack posted out.

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies.

Closing date: 1st April at 12 noon

Interviews:  W/C 15 April 2019

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 the following areas:
Edinburgh, Glasgow, West Lothian, Mid & East Lothian, Forth Valley and East Dunbartonshire

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.

Closing date: Thursday 18th April 2019
This post is subject to a satisfactory PVG check.