Jobs in Scotland

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Scottish Drugs Forum

Senior Development Officer (AWTP)

Based in Glasgow
Initial two year contract

Salary Scale: £34,126 – £37,261

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/or alcohol use to work in social care.

The Senior Development Officer (AWTP) will be responsible for the operational management of a small team supporting the delivery and development of the AWTP.   They will be responsible, under direction from the Head of Inclusion and Peer Engagement, for fundraising, continued AWTP development as well as reporting to a range of stakeholders.

This is an exciting position within a supportive team and this post will be instrumental in the continued success of this award-winning project.

SDF offer staff excellent terms and conditions. This post is offered on a 35hr working week, with flexi time, pension and generous annual leave and public holidays as well as a city centre base.

For an informal conversation about any aspect of the role please contact: AWTP Senior Development Officer, Chris Messenger on 0141 221 1175.

Application pack giving full detailed job description and an application form are available on our website: www.sdf.org.uk email: recruitment@sdf.org.uk or call: 0141 221 1175.

or, you can download the Application Pack here….

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies.

Closing date: Monday 5 August at 10am.

Interviews: 15 August 2019.


Development Officer – User Involvement

Salary Scale: £29,946 – £32,618

Based in Glasgow
Secondments will be considered

SDF has pioneered and developed peer research as a key part of its user involvement activity. Peer Research allows the voices and experiences of people who have experienced or are experiencing problem substance use to be heard where decisions are being made.

We are looking to recruit a User Involvement Development Officer whose primary focus is to recruit, train, support and sustain a team of peer researcher volunteers.

The Development Officer will work with and support volunteers to undertake both quantitative and qualitative research into aspects of service provision within the addiction field in Scotland.

SDF offer staff excellent terms and conditions. This post is offered on a 35hr working week, with flexi time, pension and generous annual leave and public holidays with a city centre base.

For an informal conversation about any aspect of the role please contact: Jason Wallace, 0141 221 1175.

Application pack giving full detailed job description and an application form are available on our website: www.sdf.org.uk email: recruitment@sdf.org.uk or call: 0141 221 1175.

or, you can download the Application Pack here….

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies.

Closing: Monday 5 August at 10am.

Interviews: 14 August 2019.


Trainee Addiction Workers Dumfries & Galloway

Applications are invited from people living in the Dumfries and Galloway area

Do you have a history of addiction?

If you are interested in developing a career in the drug and alcohol field, and you are either 2 years drug free (including substitute prescribing) or 2 years free of problematic alcohol use by the 9 August 2019, we’d like to hear from you.

This is an exciting opportunity to join Scottish Drugs Forum’s award-winning Addiction Worker Training Project (AWTP) – a unique initiative which supports, trains, and prepares people with a history of drug and alcohol problems to work in Social Care.

We offer £8.21 per hour before deductions with a fixed term contract of 30 hours per week for 39 weeks. Trainees will undertake work placements in social care agencies and will study towards an SVQ 2 in Social Services and Health Care.  Full training and a comprehensive package of support will be provided

For further details please contact Lewis Boddy, Dumfries and Galloway AWTP Co-ordination and Development Officer:  07990043717

For an application pack, please contact Admin at SDF Tel: 0141 221 1175 or email: Michael@sdf.org.uk or Download an Application Pack here….

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies.

Closing date:  9 August 2019


NHS Scotland

Project Support Manager – Drug Death Prevention

Salary: Band 5 (£24,670 – £30,742)

Contract: Full Time Permanent

Region: Greater Glasgow

Description:  HSCP Citywide , Glasgow City HSCP

Glasgow Alcohol and Drug Recovery Services provide a range of support, treatment and care to individuals with alcohol and drug dependence issues. This is an exciting new opportunity for a suitably qualified, experienced individual to support the work of the ADP Drug Harm Group and to contribute to all elements of the drug death prevention work, including peer naloxone training and supply. You will be responsible for operationally managing elements of the project work on overdose prevention and the wider harm reduction and drug death prevention agenda. Key responsibility will involve developing and supporting a peer network for the training and distribution of take home naloxone supplies. Responsibilities will include to support, facilitate and monitor progress of the peer naloxone network and to ensure timescales and objectives are being achieved. You will be responsible for provision of training relating to all aspects of drug death prevention work. You should have a Degree or equivalent in a relevant subject with demonstrable experience in developing and delivering training. A sound knowledge and understanding of the issues, policies and legislation relating to prevention of drug related deaths, naloxone supply and overdose prevention is essential. You will be expected to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the principles of harm reduction. You should have well developed skills and the ability to apply a diplomatic and sensitive approach to the area along with previous experience of working with individuals in recovery, peer networks and /or volunteers is essential.

For More Information and to Apply see here….

Closing Date: 19 July 2019.


South Community Recovery Network

Chairperson:               South Community Recovery Network (SCRN)
Location:                      Gorbals, Glasgow G5 0PQ
Appointment:             2 year term

Unremunerated

Time commitment:     The Board meet 8 times each year in Gorbals, Glasgow. We expect the Chair to be actively involved and available for telephone & email contact.

South Community Recovery Network is an award winning charitable organisation. It is a partnership of peer-led, person centred recovery initiatives, drop-ins and support groups throughout the south sector of Glasgow.

The initiatives have been created and developed by volunteers with lived experience in overcoming many barriers throughout their lives to access routes to recovery from alcohol and drug misuse. The volunteers work tirelessly towards helping others to achieve the same freedom and develop skills for the future.

SCRN received charitable status in October 2019 and is governed by a board made up of a chair and vice chair from each initiative and advisors from Glasgow Health and Social Care Partnership, The Mungo Foundation, Family Addiction Support Service (FASS), South East Alternative Therapies (SEAL), Tomorrow’s Women, Jobs and Business Glasgow and Children 1st.

Essential Tasks

The chairperson is expected to act as SCRN’s leading representative.

He/she will show a commitment to support the network, have knowledge of the key issues of alcohol and drugs, a strong belief of recovery and an appreciation of the value of lived experience.

It will be his/hers responsibility to chair six weekly board meetings ensuring that the board receives accurate, timely and clear information, keeping track of the contribution of members and advisors and ensuring that they are all involved in discussions and decision-making.

He/she should direct discussions towards a consensus view and sum up discussions so that everyone understands what has been agreed.

As Board chairman, you will use your skills and experience to lead the organisation in setting the right strategy and continuing to invest in and develop its excellent services.

You will be joining a very talented and committed Board, who care passionately about providing great quality services supporting people to maintain recovery from alcohol and drugs and move forward with their lives.

SCRN actively welcomes interest from individuals with lived experience.

To express an interest, for further information, please forward details/contact:

admin@scrn-recovery.co.uk

Closing Date: 31 July 2019


The Second Chance Project

PROJECT WORKER

Hours:  35 HOURS PER WEEK (MONDAY – FRIDAY, 9AM – 5 PM)

Salary: £19,000

Duration: One Year Contract

Description

Applicants must possess SVQ3 in Health & Social Care as minimum, although an HNC in Health & Social Care and/or Degree would be accepted.  Previous experience of working in Addictions is required.  You will provide support, advice, guidance and information to Women and Men residing in Glasgow (citywide)  who are experiencing or have experienced alcohol/drug misuse.  You are required to have a lived experience of the ‘ 12 STEP ABSTINENCE RECOVERY PROGRAMME’.  Successful applicants are required to provide a PVG Disclosure.  Disclosure expenses will be met by Employer.

Employer

SECOND CHANCE PROJECT SCOTLAND
1st Floor, Ashfield House
402 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow
G2 3JD

How to Apply

If you are interested in this vacancy and would wish to apply please telephone Marie Falconer at Second Chance Project telephone number 0141 336 7272.  Alternatively,  you may  request an application form to be sent out to you by email.

The email address is marie@secondchanceproject.co.uk

Closing Date: 12 August 2019 at 5:00pm.