West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service
West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service

Charity registered in Scotland SC005776

West Lothian Drug and Alcohol Service aims to provide easily accessible, confidential and non-discriminatory services to reduce substance misuse related harm to individuals, families and the community of West Lothian.

Current vacancies

Business Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,504 – £35,321
  • Livingston
  • Closing 27th September 2021

West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service offers a diverse range of services including counselling, support, education, training and health promotion on drugs, alcohol and tobacco.

We are looking to recruit a new Business Manager to join the Extended Management Team, taking over financial responsibilities including preparation of month end and annual accounts; planning and reporting; playing a lead role in costing services; supporting commissioning and funding applications; day to day financial and administration duties; management of facilities including the costing and ordering of services and equipment; liaison with suppliers; HR delivery; and the supervision of the Business Administrator.

You should have experience of working in a similar role, XERO accounts or similar package, excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work accurately under pressure. A recognised business, accountancy, HR or fundraising qualification is desirable along with experience of working at this level, a good standard of general education is essential.

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Project Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,511
  • Livingston
  • Closing 20th September 2021

West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service is a well-established organisation with a history and reputation for delivering a wide range of effective alcohol, drug and tobacco services throughout West Lothian. The Service operates from premises at The Almondbank Centre in Craigshill, Livingston although some home-working in line with Covid-19 restrictions may be required.

We are pleased to be able to expand our Psychological Therapies services by recruiting several skilled workers across our projects:

Project Worker – Therapeutic Support Service

This role will provide 1-2-1 counselling and support to adults affected by substance misuse. The service operates face to face sessions across West Lothian at a variety of clinics, as well as from within the office. Telephone and video call support is also provided to clients.

This is a 1year fixed term contract as a full-time position (36.25hrs per week).

Project Worker – Therapeutic Support Service – Young People

This role will involve 1-2-1 and groupwork with young people aged from 12-18 affected by personal substance misuse or that of family members, across a variety of settings including within schools, and via other communication sources.

This is a fixed term contract until 31 March 2023 with the possibility of extension (subject to funding). This is a part-time position of 29 hours per week (0.8FTE).

Project Worker – Grief Matters

This role will provide bereavement counselling and support on a 1-2-1 and groupwork basis for young people aged from 12-18 who have experienced the loss of a loved one or friend. The post will also involve liaison with parents and signposting to appropriate services.

This is a 1year fixed term contract with the possibility of extension (subject to funding). This is a part-time position of 25 hours per week (0.69FTE).

Some evening work and weekend work may be required from time to time for all roles advertised.

For further information about any of these posts please contact: Fiona Brown, Psychological Services Manager on 01506 446 657.

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Closed vacancies
This vacancy has now closed

Therapeutic Support Project Workers

  • Full time or Part time
  • £26,511
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 28th May 2021

West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service is a well-established 3rd sector organisation with a history and reputation for delivering a wide range of effective education and prevention, early interventions and psychological therapies around alcohol, drug and tobacco services throughout West Lothian.

Due to service demands and planned maternity leave, we are seeking to recruit two Project Workers within our Therapeutic Support Service (totalling 1.8FTE), to provide counselling and support for adults experiencing addiction issues.

WLDAS are happy to consider either full time (36.25hrs per week) or part-time/job share for the right applicants. The posts will be on a FIXED TERM basis of one year, (maternity cover post expected to last until 25 July 2022), with possibility of extension subject to funding.

The role will mainly involve 1 to 1 working, with some group work interventions across West Lothian in a range of settings. Some evening work and weekend work may be required.

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This vacancy has now closed

Business Manager

  • Full time
  • £33,504 – £35,321
  • Livingston
  • Closing 30th August 2021

West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service offers a diverse range of services including counselling, support, education, training and health promotion on drugs, alcohol and tobacco.

We are looking to recruit a new Business Manager to join the Extended Management Team, taking over financial responsibilities including preparation of month end and annual accounts; planning and reporting; playing a lead role in costing services; supporting commissioning and funding applications; day to day financial and administration duties; management of facilities including the costing and ordering of services and equipment; liaison with suppliers; HR delivery; and the supervision of the Business Administrator.

You should have experience of working in a similar role, XERO accounts or similar package, excellent communication and organisational skills and the ability to work accurately under pressure. A recognised business, accountancy, HR or fundraising qualification is desirable along with experience of working at this level, a good standard of general education is essential.

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