Scottish Drugs Forum
Scottish Drugs Forum

Charity registered in Scotland SC008075

Scottish Drugs Forum (SDF) is a membership-based drugs policy and information organisation and is a national resource of expertise on drugs issues.

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Trainee Addiction Workers

  • Part time
  • £14,943 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 31st January 2019

Applications are invited from Glasgow City and surrounding areas (Greater Glasgow), East Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Lothians, and Fife.

Do you have a history of addiction?

If you are interested in developing a career working with people who have drug and alcohol problems and you are either 2 years drug free, including substitute prescribing or 2 years free of problematic alcohol use by the end of February 2019, 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 £8.21 per hour 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.