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Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £19,344 – £20,466
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th January 2022

  • Advertised from 21st December 2021
  • Job ID: 2021-5948


Category: Health and Social Care Practitioner

Type of Contract: Permanent employee

Contracted Hours Per Week:37.50

Salary Range (pro rata if part time): CGL points 17 to 19 (£19,344.70 - £20,466.36)


Change Grow Live Edinburgh are seeking new Support Workers to help provide recovery focused psychosocial interventions to service users experiencing drug and alcohol issues in our services in the South East and South West of Edinburgh.


Change Grow Live Edinburgh Recovery Services provides recovery focused psychosocial interventions to service users experiencing drug and alcohol related issues across the city of Edinburgh. We work within a hub model with partners who include NHS Lothian, CEC Social Work and other voluntary agencies to ensure individualised packages of care to enable service users to achieve their recovery goals, with support provided in both one to one and groupwork settings.

We are looking for experienced and proactive Support Workers to join our team, to assist in provision of high-quality recovery focused interventions to service users across Edinburgh. The services are delivered from our offices in the South West Recovery Service, based in Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre, and our South East Recovery Service based at Newtoft Street in Gilmerton. The successful candidate will have a good understanding of drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within a related field. Also necessary is a commitment to multi-agency working, excellent communication skills, and a practical approach to facilitating service user involvement.

Application notes

Interview Date 14/1/2022

Closing Date 19/1/2022

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website:

If you have any questions on this opportunity that you would like to talk through please contact us using the below details: Chris O'Sullivan || 01314539406

This post is subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check at an enhanced level.

We believe that having diverse people working as part of our team makes us the organisation that we are.

We actively encourage applications from people from all backgrounds to help us to provide the best possible experience for the people who use our services and to make Change Grow Live a great place to work. If you have any feedback on our recruitment processes (good or bad) we’d love to hear from you so that we can make sure they are fair and we attract and recruit the best, most diverse workforce possible.

The safety of vulnerable children, young people and adults is our absolute priority. We will support you in your role to make sure that you are equipped to support the safety of people who use our services and those around them, to the highest standard possible.