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.

Current vacancies

Senior Development Officer (AWTP)

  • Full time
  • £34,126 – £37,261
  • Based in Glasgow
  • Closing 5th August 2019

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/or alcohol use to work in social care.

The Senior Development Officer will be responsible for the operational management of a small team supporting the delivery and development of the AWTP. They will be responsible, under direction from the Head of Inclusion and Peer Engagement, for fundraising, continued AWTP development as well as reporting to a range of stakeholders.

This is an exciting position within a supportive team and this post will be instrumental in the continued success of this award-winning project.

SDF offer staff excellent terms and conditions. This post is offered on a 35hr working week, with flexi time, pension and generous annual leave and public holidays as well as a city centre base.

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Development Officer - User Involvement

  • Full time
  • £29,946 – £32,618
  • Based in Glasgow
  • Closing 5th August 2019

SDF has pioneered and developed peer research as a key part of its user involvement activity. Peer Research allows the voices and experiences of people who have experienced or are experiencing problem substance use to be heard where decisions are being made.

We are looking to recruit a User Involvement Development Officer whose primary focus is to recruit, train, support and sustain a team of peer researcher volunteers.

The Development Officer will work with and support volunteers to undertake both quantitative and qualitative research into aspects of service provision within the addiction field in Scotland.

SDF offer staff excellent terms and conditions. This post is offered on a 35hr working week, with flexi time, pension and generous annual leave and public holidays with a city centre base.

For an informal conversation about any aspect of the role please contact: Jason Wallace, 0141 221 1175

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Trainee Addiction Workers

  • Part time
  • Sessional
  • Dumfries and Galloway
  • Closing 9th August 2019

Do you have a history of addiction?

If you are interested in developing a career in the drug and alcohol field, and you are either 2 years drug free (including substitute prescribing) or 2 years free of problematic alcohol use by the 9 August 2019, we’d like to hear from you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Scottish Drugs Forum’s award-winning Addiction Worker Training Project (AWTP) - a unique initiative which supports, trains, and prepares people with a history of drug and alcohol problems to work in Social Care.

We offer £8.21 per hour before deductions with a fixed term contract of 30 hours per week for 39 weeks. Trainees will undertake work placements in social care agencies and will study towards an SVQ 2 in Social Services and Health Care. Full training and a comprehensive package of support will be provided.

Applications are invited from people living in the Dumfries and Galloway area

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies.

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This vacancy has now closed

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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Co-ordination and Development Officer

  • Part time
  • £29,074 – £31,668 pro-rata
  • Based in Dumfries
  • Closing 1st April 2019

Addiction Worker Training Project

This post is responsible for co-ordination of a new employability and training programme in Dumfries and Galloway for people with a history of complex drug and alcohol problems who have previously faced multiple barriers to employment. The work is an extension of an already established project in the East and West of Scotland.

In addition to providing support to trainees recruited to the programme, the Co-ordination and Development Officer will work to establish a small network of local stakeholders to support the project - placement providers (drug, alcohol and social care agencies), employability partners, and education providers, to deliver the project outcomes.

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