This vacancy has now closed

Senior Peer Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £20,288
  • Dalkeith
  • Closing 28th February 2020

  • Advertised from 30th January 2020
  • 35hrs per week


MELD is a community based substance misuse agency serving Midlothian and East Lothian.

MELD is recruiting a Senior Support Worker in East Lothian. The successful candidate will have a lived experience of substance issues (drugs or alcohol) and be at least 1 year free from problematic substance misuse. The successful candidate will join a team offering both one to one, groupwork and motivational support to those affected by substance misuse issues at various locations across East Lothian. The MELD Peer Support Workers will also have an understanding of substance misuse and related services, the ability to work in a flexible manner and adhere to a recovery and harm reduction approach.

This position will require certain qualification and experiences.

Application notes

Closing date: Fri 28th February 2020

For application form and job description please contact Andrew Nicolson at MELD, The Esk Centre, Ladywell Way, Musselburgh, EH21 6AB 0131 446 4833, or

Open Information Session

If you would like to find out more information about these posts please come along to our Open Information Sessions at:

Starfish Recovery Café, Our Lady of Loretto Church, 17 Newbigging, Musselburgh EH21 7AJ between 11am and 1pm on Wednesday 15th February 2020 or,

Horizons Recovery Café, Dalkeith Baptist Church, North Wynd, Dalkeith EH22 1JE between 11am and 1pm on Friday 17th February 2020.