Addiction Worker Training Project - Vacancies

Trainee Addiction Workers

We are inviting applications from the East and West of Scotland, particularly welcoming applicants based in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Inverclyde, Lothians, Fife, Renfrewshire, and Ayrshire.

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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