Addiction Worker Training Project - Vacancies

Trainee Addiction Workers

Applications are invited from people residing in the following Local Authority areas: Glasgow, Inverclyde, Renfrewshire, Ayrshire. Edinburgh, Fife and East and West Lothian.

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 30 hours per week for 9 months. 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:

You can dowload a Word Version of the Application Pack here....

Application Forms A & B to be returned to or by post to: Recruitment, Scottish Drugs Forum, 91 Mitchell Street, Glasgow  G1 3LN.

Deadline for applications: 12 noon on the 8th of May 2017

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