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Scottish Drugs Forum

Development Officer – Tayside User Involvement

Salary Scale: £28,504 – £31,047
2 year fixed term contract
(potential for extension)
Based in Dundee
Secondments will be considered

An exciting opportunity to be included in an National Institute of Health funded study evaluating an innovative response to reducing Hepatitis C in NHS Tayside: “Evaluating the Population Impact of Hepatitis C Direct Acting Antiviral Treatment as Prevention for People Who Inject Drugs (EPIToPe).”

The primary focus of the Development Officer is to recruit, train, support and sustain a team of peer research volunteers who will work directly on the study.

Applicants should possess an understanding of addiction and BBV issues and be able to undertake a variety of tasks including: training, survey work, group facilitation and individual volunteer support. The development officer will also work to identify and develop/prepare individuals to engage in opportunities following their role as a peer researcher.

Applicants should have an understanding of the framework in which local drug and alcohol services operate.

CVs will not be accepted. No agencies.

Closing date: Monday 15 January 2018 at 12 noon.
Interviews: 22 January 2018.

For an Application Pack Please contact or Tel: 0141 221 1175.

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