Positive Steps vacancy

Positive Steps is a Dundee based charity committed to supporting vulnerable adults to make lasting positive changes to their lives.
Specialist Drug Outreach Practitioner
(Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, £19,500 per annum)

We have a unique opportunity for three passionate individuals to join our non-fatal overdose outreach service, and take a leading role in reducing drug related harm in Dundee. Practitioners will work as part of a small team to provide real time, person-centred interventions to individuals who have had a recent overdose, or who are deemed to be at high risk of one.

We are looking for exceptional people to come and work for us.
• Do you have experience working with people who use drugs?
• Can you really listen?
• Can you build trusting relationships?
• Can you motivate people?
• Can you think on your feet?

If this sounds like you and you would like a job where no two days are the same, contact Paige Linnell on 01382 561822 or email recruitment@positivesteps.org.uk. Further information and application packs can also be found on our website https://positivesteps.org.uk/work-us/current-vacancies/.

The post is subject to satisfactory references and membership of the PVG (Adult) Scheme. You will require the daily use of a roadworthy, appropriately insured car.

Closing date for applications is Friday 29th May.

We are an equal opportunities employer that values diversity and positively encourages applications from all sections of the community. We are particularly keen to hear from individuals who have lived experience of substance use. Part time applicants will also be considered.

The Positive Steps Partnership (Positive Steps) is a Registered Scottish Charity, Charity Number: SC028252