Senior Recovery Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £24,570
  • South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 30th September 2023

  • Advertised from 7th September 2023
  • 35 hours


Liber8 are seeking to appoint a person with a compassionate nature and a genuine desire to help others- we believe our work is about people helping people. If this is, you then this could be the post you have been looking for.

We are looking for a dynamic and creative Senior Recovery Worker, the role involves provision of recovery-focussed and person-centred support to people, community members and volunteers within the Beacons, through individual and group-based work. The post holder will be the first point of contact between the Project Lead and Recovery Team, ensuring open communication and facilitating team cohesion and development. Ideally, the successful candidate will have some or all of the following: an SVQ Level 3 qualification in Social Services and Health Care (or an equivalent qualification) and experience of holding a responsible position in this field of work or similar.

The Beacons Initiative is four Recovery focused venues in the four localities of South Lanarkshire, Hamilton/Blantyre: Cambuslang/Rutherglen: Clydesdale / Lanark and East Kilbride. The Beacons provide a range of recovery focused activities to individuals and families in recovery from alcohol, substance use and mental health issues in South Lanarkshire. The Beacons also offer a range of training opportunities for people with lived experience who are in recovery with the aim of establishing a 1st Responders Team of volunteers with lived experience, this team will become the front door entry system for those not currently engaging or sporadically engaging with services.

This role will be an opportunity to bring new energy and ideas to a service that already has a well-deserved reputation for providing an excellent service.


Liber8 has operated in Lanarkshire for 18 years; our mission is to improve the health, wellbeing and the quality of people's lives, with a particular regard to reducing the negative impact of alcohol and substance misuse on the individual, families and communities. Our guiding principles, that we believe are essential, are based on the enduring fundamentals of service provision and the ethos held within Liber8, which are, open access available to everyone; choice for people using our services; the improvement of the health and wellbeing for all and quality assurance - to provide the best quality service.

Application notes

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Closing date for all applications 30th Sept 2023: Interviews 9th & 10th October