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Scottish Drugs Forum


Salary: £36,059 – £38,360
This position is full-time (based on 35 hours per week) to September 2026

We are pleased to be recruiting a Development Officer – Living Experience. This is a great opportunity to work as part of a busy and dynamic team.

About the Project:
SDF has been funded by the Scottish Government to deliver a project ensuring the opinions and experience of people living with drug problems, ‘the voice of living experience’ in Scotland informs and influences policy and the development of services across Scotland.

The focus of the Development Officer’s work is to recruit, train, support and sustain local and regional networks of people with current living experience of problem drug use / being in treatment. Regional representatives will form a national group which will inform the drug treatment and care sector, the government and the wider public about the experience of drug use, accessing and being in treatment and other support services.

About the Post Holder:
We encourage applications from people with their own direct lived experience of problem drug use who can use their experience and their own peer networks in developing these roles. As the role requires the post holder to engage with a diverse range of people with living experience, it is essential that applicants are knowledgeable of problem use of various substances and are knowledgeable and supportive of recovery including having a sound understanding of harm reduction, all available treatment and all forms of mutual aid.

Benefits of working at SDF:
As an SDF employee you will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, a range of learning and development opportunities, competitive pension contribution, enhanced sick pay and an employee support and counselling service. SDF encourage a healthy work life balance and offer a flexible working scheme.

Our ambition is to work together to promote a more inclusive environment, which attracts all candidates and signals our commitment to celebrate and promote diversity.

Whilst this position is home-based, is envisaged that approximately 70% of the role will be in person work inclusive of travel time covering a wide geography across Scotland. Regular travel to the head office in Glasgow is required based on needs of the project.

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies.

Closing date: Monday 3rd June 2024 at 5pm

Interviews: Thursday 20th June 2024

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Phoenix Futures

Location: All Aberdeen

For Further Information and to Apply. Click on Links Below:

Recovery Housing Worker

Total Salary Pro-Rata: £24,250

Therapeutic Practitioner – Aberdeen Dayhab

Total Salary Pro-Rata: £24,250

Dayhab Service Manager

Total Salary Pro-Rata: £30,500

Housing Team Manager

Total Salary Pro-Rata: £27,000

Closing Date for All the Above: 31.5.24

Change Grow Live

Recovery Co-ordinator

Location: West Lothian-wide

Hours: 37.5 per week

Salary: £27,449.53 – £31,529.41 Pro Rata (depending on experience)

Closing Date: 14 June 2024

For further Information and to Apply, see here….

Turning Point Scotland

Lead Practitioner, Peer Volunteer Coordinator

Location: Edinburgh

Service: North East Edinburgh Recovery Service (NEERS)

Type of service: Drugs and Alcohol Service

Hours: Full-Time 37hrs

Salary: £23,088 – £25,813 Cost of living award pending

For further information and to Apply, See here….