Addiction Worker Training Project – Dumfries & Galloway

Do you have history of a drug or alcohol problem?

If you are interested in developing a career in the drug and alcohol field, and you are either two years drug free (one year free of substitute prescribing) or 2 years free of problematic alcohol use by 31 October 2020, 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 £8.72 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.

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

CVs will not be accepted. No Agencies.

Download an Application Pack here

Due to the current situation re Covid-19 all Applications to be returned via Email only to either or by 1 February 2021.

Closing Date: 1 February 2021 at 12 noon.