The Harm Reduction Development Officer will work closely alongside the Harm Reduction team in Dundee and Homeless Accommodation Services in Edinburgh and Glasgow to develop Harm Reduction best practice and procedures across the organisation.
The Harm Reduction Development Officer will work with the existing staff in Hillcrest Futures’ Enhanced Injecting Equipment Provision (IEP) and Homeless Accommodation Services, alongside people with lived experience of drug and alcohol dependence to:
This is an exciting new role that will help to move forward current drug policy locally and nationally. As such you will have a wealth of knowledge and experience in drugs/alcohol and homeless policy and provision, a passion for harm reduction and drive to reduce drug related deaths.
You will be responsible for writing organisational procedures and will need excellent communication skills – both in terms of working with people and writing clear, concise procedures and guidance for staff. You will be able to engage and communicate with people with lived experience, their families, our workforce, external delivery partners and strategic partners.
This work is at the forefront of innovation in harm reduction practice and you will be able to interpret emerging research and legislative frameworks and develop this into front line service delivery.
Please note this role is based at our South Ward Road office in Dundee however there will be regular travel to Edinburgh and Glasgow required.
Please note that Hillcrest Futures do not hold a licence to sponsor any visa applications at present.