North Edinburgh Drug and Alcohol Centre

Complex and Multiple Needs Service


We are currently seeking an experienced and enthusiastic mental health and addictions workers to join our team and help develop our service,


To provide outreach and home based support to clients who experience difficulties engaging with and/or being retained in treatment services due to their complex and multiple needs.

To provide a holistic service to alleviate the distress and suffering caused by mental health and substance use, through the provision of a personalised service to individuals, their families and friends within the North West sector of Edinburgh.

To highlight the impact of living with mental health issues combined with substance use and alleviate the difficulties encountered when attempting to access treatment services and to work in partnership with those services to promote ways of working with this marginalised group. 


34 hours per week

Salary £25,341 – £26,919 per annum.


The ideal candidate will have experience in assertive outreach, holistic assessment processes, offering therapeutic interventions to individuals with combined mental health and substance use and a commitment to working towards recovery within a harm reduction model. Possession of a relevant qualification in Community Education, Health Care or Social Work is desirable.


The post is subject to a Protection of Vulnerable Groups check.


This post is funded to March 2024 initially, with the potential to be ongoing.


Closing date: Friday 25th February 2022.

Interview date: Wednesday 16th March 2022.

Interviews will be by Microsoft Teams.


To download an application pack please visit our website


Return completed applications to:

North Edinburgh Drug and Alcohol Centre