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Voluntary Sector Vacancies: Gowrie Care- Senior Drug Support Workers

Job Ref:                                HH18/159
Post:                                   Senior Drug Support Worker (2 posts)

(Formally Cair Scotland)

Location:                              Forfar

Hours per week:               34 & 37 hours per week
Rate of Pay:                     £18,552 – £20,334 per annum pro rata
Contract Terms:                Permanent

Closing Date:                      Wednesday 18th July 2018 at 12 noon


The Senior Drug Support Workers will work as part of a small team to develop services for young people with drug and alcohol issues. You will support vulnerable young people to make positive choices and to reach their full potential ensuring that each young person’s individual needs are met.

As a Senior Drug Support Worker you will be expected to work with young people aged 14 – 25 years to help them address their drug and alcohol use as well as other risk behaviours.

You will also support the training of professionals in partnership agencies in related topics and provide education and drug awareness sessions to groups of vulnerable young people.

You will have an SVQ3 qualification in Health & Social Care or equivalent and experience of working with young people in a community setting.

The post will be based in The WEB Project, Canmore Street, Forfar with travel throughout Angus.

For informal enquiries please contact: Jordan Wood, Co-Ordinator on 01307 460101.

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