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Addiction Worker - Edinburgh

  • Part time
  • £26,357 pro-rata
  • Bethany House
  • Closing 27th February 2024

  • Advertised from 5th February 2024
  • 22.5 hours/week
  • Holiday entitlement: 225 hours per year pro rata


Bethany House is a resettlement accommodation unit which supports men and women who are homeless.

We are are looking for an addiction worker with prior experience in homelessness and addiction services. The ideal candidate will possess qualifications in counselling and addiction, or be committed to obtaining them.

The job will be based in Bethany House and consists of managing an ongoing case-load of support for clients needing specialist support and assisting them to set and meet goals leading to resettlement. The post holder will also run group work and drop in sessions for the residents of Bethany House and offer training sessions, addiction advice and general support to staff within the Bethany House team.

At Bethany we are committed to helping our employees flourish personally and professionally. Bethany provides 30 days of annual leave initially to all contracted staff, rising to a maximum of 40 days depending on length of service. We also provide enhanced payments for maternity, paternity, and adoption. Bethany also provides a company pension scheme and a death in service benefit scheme.

Successful applicants for this post will require an membership of the PVG scheme.

As Bethany is a Christian organisation, this post carries an Occupational Requirement in line with the Equality Act 2010. Please note that one reference must be from your church minister or leader to endorse your live and active Christian faith and commitment.

Application notes

To find out more and apply please visit our website

Closing date: 10am on 27th February 2024

Interviews: 1st March 2024