This vacancy has now closed

Trainee Addiction Workers

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

  • Advertised from 11th January 2019
  • £8.21 per hour before deductions with a fixed term contract of 30 hours per week for 39 weeks. PENDING FUNDING.


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.

Application notes

For further details and an application pack, please contact Admin at SDF, Tel: 0141 221 1175 or email: or download an application pack from our website:

Closing date: 31st January 2019

SDF is a registered charity No. SCO 008075