Charity registered in Scotland SC040009

Addaction is a leading UK wide charity providing services to people with substance misuse issues.

Current vacancies

Recovery Worker | 3 Posts

  • Full time or Part time
  • Circa £22,000
  • North West & North East Glasgow
  • Closing 16th December 2018

Addaction is one of the leading national charities providing evidence-based support for substance misuse, mental health and family services across the UK.

We are currently looking to recruit three Recovery Workers to join our Recovery Hubs in North West and North East of Glasgow.

1 x Recovery Worker | North West Glasgow | Permanent Post | circa £22,000

2 x Sessional Recovery Workers | North East & North West Glasgow | £10.88 per hour

Ideally the successful candidates will have outstanding communication skills and the ability to work effectively as a team player in a collaborative and supportive manner. He/she will be someone who thrives under pressure, has good time management and prioritisation skills and can work well with others.

In addition he/she will need to be positive, confident and well organised with experience of working with substance misuse service users in a health, social care or criminal justice setting.

An SVQ Level 3 in Adult Social Care is required as a minimum qualification.

In return we offer excellent benefits and the opportunity to develop your skills within a supportive, compassionate, professional and friendly team.

Working hours | 5 days over 7, Monday – Sunday. Working pattern will be agreed with Service Manager on appointment.

The successful candidate will be required to deliver services within the community so a driving license is essential.

A comprehensive job description and role profile is provided below

Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Compliance Coordinator

  • Part time
  • £27,000 pro-rata
  • Glasgow
  • Closing 14th October 2018

Are you driven by excellence? Do you like detail?

Addaction Scotland has an exciting opportunity for a motivated individual to join our team as Compliance Co-ordinator. We are looking to recruit an enthusiastic and assertive individual who has experience of working within a health care setting.

The role will be to support Addaction Scotland services to continuously improve service delivery and ensure compliance to regulated standards.

The successful candidate will be extremely organised and hold a qualification in business management or equivalent. He/she will also have a working knowledge of the social care sector with demonstrable experience of operating in a demanding office environment and have sound knowledge of the regulatory bodies and policy in Scotland.

This vacancy has now closed

Recovery Worker

  • Part time
  • £22,300 pro-rata
  • Kilmarnock
  • Closing 28th October 2018

Addaction is looking to recruit an experienced Recovery Worker to work within our Drug & Alcohol Recovery Service in East Ayrshire; commissioned to provide a recovery service for people concerned about their own or someone else’s drug or alcohol use. Our office base is in Kilmarnock.

Ideally you will have a sound knowledge and understanding of assessment, recovery planning, key working and the issues facing those with drug/alcohol issues.

Acting as both supporter and facilitator, you'll help clients draw up recovery plans to assist them through and beyond the challenges they face, and work with them to make positive changes to their lives.

The successful candidate must have an SVQ Level 3 in Social Care, with sound experience working in the addictions field or a transferrable care setting.

In addition, you will have excellent listening skills, balanced with a team-orientated and proactive attitude, as well as demonstrable experience in a health, social care or criminal justice setting.

The successful applicant will be required to work 30 hours per week; hours over 4 days with occasional evening and weekend work involved.


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