Jobs in Scotland

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Scottish Drugs Forum

Trainee Addiction Workers

Applications are invited from the East and West of Scotland,
particularly welcoming applications from Glasgow, Edinburgh,
West Lothian, East Ayrshire and Fife

Do you have a history of addiction?

If you are interested in developing a career in working with people with addiction problems and at time of applying you are either 2 years drug free-including substitute prescribing or 2 years free of problematic alcohol use, 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 £225 per week 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.

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

Closing Date: 8 December 2017.

Download Application Pack here….

Addaction Borders

Service Manager

Fixed Term: 2 years
Base Location: Galashiels
Salary: circa £32,500

Closing date for applications: 22 November 2017.
Interviews will be held in Galashiels on 8 December 2017.

Scottish Government

Head of the Disability & Employment Team

Location: Glasgow and Edinburgh

Closing Date: 24 November 2017.

Signpost Recovery

Board of Directors

Up to 4 positions

Location: Board Meetings held in Alloa

Closing date: Midnight – 1st December 2017.
*Reasonable expenses for travel, subsistence and childcare will be reimbursed.

We are keen that the composition of our Board reflects the diversity of our local communities and we are particularly keen to hear from people whom have lived experience of substance misuse of service delivery. For further details on the role and how to apply, please see the attached ‘Information for Prospective Board Members’ document available to download from this site. If you would like to have an informal discussion on becoming a member of the Signpost Recovery Board of Director’s, please contact Colin Bennie, Chair, Signpost Recovery on 07468863944.

Health & Well-being Co-ordinator
£24,944 – £28,036 (Inc 7.5% Unsocial Hour’s Payment)
1 x 37.5 Hours (Fixed Term 15 Months in the first instance)

Location: Falkirk

Closing date: Midnight – 29th November 2017.

Health & Well-being Nurses
£22,458 – £26,302

2 x 37.5 Hours (Fixed Term 15 Months in the first instance)

Post 1 Location: Forth Valley Wide
Post 2 Location: Falkirk

Closing date: Midnight – 29th November 2017.

Project Assistant
£22,000 – £22,975 (Inc 7.5% Unsocial Hour’s Payment)
1 x 37.5 Hours (Fixed Term 15 Months in the first instance)

Location: Forth Valley

Closing date: Midnight – 29th November 2017.

Please go here… for the Job Descriptions & Person Specification, Application Form and further details on the application process.

For an informal chat about any of the posts in the ‘Tackling Inequalities & Improving Outcomes Project’ please contact Norrie Moane, General Manager, on 01259 272112. Completed applications should be returned to and clearly state what post you are applying for.

NHS Scotland Recruitment

Community Addiction Nurse (Part Time)

Salary: Band 6 £26,565 – £35,577

Location: Campbeltown Hospital

Closing Date: 1 December 2017.