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  • Advertised from 8th November 2019
  • 36.25 hours per week, 2 Year Fixed Term Contract.
  • Contributory Pension Scheme -7.2% Employer Contribution, 0.8% Employee Contribution


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.

We are pleased to be able to expand our Psychological Therapies services by recruiting a skilled worker to provide bereavement counselling and support for young people aged from 12-18 who have experienced the sudden loss of a loved one or friend.

This is a fixed term post for 2 years, funded through the Big Lottery and Robertson Trust. 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 from time to time.

The Service operates from premises at The Almondbank Centre in Craigshill, Livingston.

Application notes

For further information about the post contact:

Heather Watson, Deputy Manager on 01506 446648 or

Fiona Brown, Senior Worker on 01506 446657

Application Form, Job Description, Person Specification and Background Information can be downloaded from our website or by contacting Rebecca Robertson, Senior Administrator on 01506 430225 /

Closing Date for receipt of completed applications: Wednesday 18 December at 5:00pm

Formal Interviews will be held on: Thursday 9th January

Completed applications should be submitted online to the above link, be e-mailed to or posted to Rebecca Robertson, Senior Administrator, West Lothian Drug & Alcohol Service, 1st Floor, The Almondbank Centre, Shiel Walk, Craigshill, Livingston, EH54 5EH