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Recruitment: Peer Recovery Development Worker (Substance Use)

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action Peer Recovery Development Worker (Substance Use)

P/T: 21 hours, Fixed term for 1 year

Salary: £21,330 – £23,700 pro rata (based on a FTE of 35 hrs)

Working within our Mental Health Engagement and Involvement Programme, you will support adults who are in recovery from problematic alcohol and / or drug use to contribute to peer recovery in their communities, volunteering placements, and employment.

You will have a good working knowledge of issues relating to mental health and substance use, and be committed to supporting peer recovery.

We are looking for a confident, flexible and creative team player, who is experienced in supporting adults to overcome multiple barriers to employment.

You will be required to join the PVG scheme.

This post is being re-advertised.  Previous applicants need not re-apply.

CVs are not accepted.  Please complete the application pack below and return via email to

PRN Dev Worker JD V2 Sept 2020

DVVA Application Form Sept 2020

DVVA EqualOppsForm Sept 2020

Closing date for applications:  12 noon on Monday 19 October 2020.  Interviews are expected to be held w/c 26 October 2020.

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action strives to be an equal opportunities employer.