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Substance Use Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,657 – £27,293
  • Aberdeen
  • Closing 6th October 2023

  • Advertised from 19th September 2023
  • Full-time 37 hours per week, part time hours considered (salary pro-rated for part time hours)


ADA is an award-winning charity, delivering specialist services to reduce harms and promote recovery of individuals and families affected by alcohol and drugs use in the North East of Scotland.

We are excited to be able to offer a number of new Substance Use Worker roles based in our Aberdeen City Recovery Services due to new funding and being awarding the City contract for services for the next 5 years.

We are looking for candidates that have a background in Community Learning, Nursing, Social Work, Counselling, or other related field/s. To be successful you must be able to demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the needs of those affected by alcohol or drug use. Ideally, you will have experience of working with substance users and knowledge of effective interventions.

PVG membership is essential for this post.

To view the job description, please see attached document.

If you're passionate about enabling recovery then we need you.

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Closing date: Friday 6 October 2023, with interviews to be arranged following the closing date.

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