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River Garden Auchincruive

Wednesday 01, August 2018

River Garden Auchincruive is currently recruiting and this position will be an incredible opportunity for someone. 

They also offer volunteer opportunities and so please get in touch with them if you are interested in one of their volunteer days.  

Please find the relevant details at the bottom of this page.

SRC Team Visit

SRC Team members went out to visit River Garden Auchincruive and were blown away by the place, the people and the purpose of this amazing project.

Here is a short video celebrating the work that they do.  Please CLICK HERE to view!

River Garden Auchincruive is open to the public and we encourage everyone to go and support this incredible venture!

'River Garden Auchincruive is a residential training and social enterprise development centre for people in the early stages of recovery from drug and/or alcohol addiction modelled on the three most successful and transformative self-help organisations for people in recovery across the globe: 

San Patrignano (Italy)

Basta (Sweden) 

Delancey Street (USA)

which have been producing successful results helping people into long-term recovery, reintegrating into employment and mainstream society (70%-80%).' - IFDAS

Exciting Employment Opportunity

Pioneering charity, Independence From Drugs and Alcohol Scotland (IFDAS) are currently recruiting for a Residential Peer Worker who will provide peer support for male residents entering and living within the River Garden Residential Training & Social Enterprise Development Centre. The post holder will also take a lead role within work sectors, supporting and working alongside residents and day volunteers to complete allocated tasks. The post holder will support the Residential Manager to establish a therapeutic residential community based on the innovative principles of abstinence, trust, mutual support, respect for life and responsibility.  

The post is fixed-term for up to 2 years with good opportunities for progression within a dynamic and growing organisation. We offer a salary of £22,500 + 5% pension.

Due to the current accommodation arrangements we are looking to recruit a male peer worker. 

Applications close on Wednesday, 15th August.

Interviews will take place on Monday 27th August 2018 at River Garden Auchincruive. 

For further information see and for an an application pack please email

Volunteer Days 

Are you interested in volunteering at or helping at their Volunteer Day on August 11th? Email for a Volunteer Application pack or send a DM.