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Scottish Drugs Forum
Trainee Addiction Worker
Accepting applicants from Glasgow City and surrounding areas (Greater Glasgow), East Ayrshire, Edinburgh, Lothians and Fife – Pending Funding
Closing date: 31st January 2019
Do you have a history of addiction?
If you are interested in developing a career working with people who have drug and alcohol problems and you are either 2 years drug free, including substitute prescribing or two years free of problematic alcohol use by the end of February 2019, 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 £8.21 per hour before deductions with a fixed term contract of 30 hours 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.
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: Michael@sdf.org.uk
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NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Location: Glasgow City
Salary: £33,222 – £43,471
The Heroin Assisted Treatment (HAT) Service is an exciting new development within NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde and the first in Scotland. Located in Glasgow city centre, this service aims to engage and improve outcomes for a population of complex needs drug users who have not benefited from other treatments. The service will be delivered by a multi-disciplinary specialist team in a bespoke clinical environment.
This role will be both exciting and challenging and we are looking for a professional individual to play a key instrumental role in developing the operational and nursing clinical role within the Heroin Assisted Treatment Service Team.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person to develop their existing leadership skills with the full support of the wider management structure gaining the necessary experience to achieve success at this level and beyond in the future.
You will need excellent organisational and interpersonal skills, to exert influence and develop constructive working relationships with a wide range of clinical and non-clinical staff and patients, together with an intuitive, balanced and collective approach to leadership.
It is essential that you are currently a Registered Nurse – Level 1 with the NMC, educated to degree level or equivalent, with substantial experience at AFC Band 6 or above and come from a nursing background.
Although this post is for a full time position we would not exclude individuals who may be looking for a part time post.
Any previous experience of this type of service delivery would be viewed as desirable but not essential.
This post requires membership of Disclosure Scotland’s PVG Scheme.
Closing Date: 1st February 2019.