Recovery Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £23,114
  • South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 30th September 2023

  • Advertised from 7th September 2023


Liber8 are seeking people with compassionate natures 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 to appoint a RECOVERY WORKER within the Beacons Initiative.

The postholder will be engaged in multi-agency working and establishing pathways and facilitate people's engagement with the Beacons. They will also provide a range of activities and opportunities including 1-1 and group work.

Main Purpose

As a Recovery Worker, you will have had experience of working with and knowledge of the impact of substance misuse on individuals, families and the wider community and be able to engage and provide support to people safely and effectively. They will be required to work with people individually and in groups, in a person-centred approach; providing them with emotional and practical support to make changes to their lives and to support them to progress their recovery journey by assisting them to access interventions and opportunities that are important to them. The Recovery Worker will also assist in the development and maintenance of strong working relationships with relevant statutory and voluntary agencies, facilitating people’s pathway and access to The Beacons and recovery. This includes working closely with Community Addiction Recovery Services (CAReS) and other commissioned ADP services to ensure clear pathways for people to the Beacons.

Recovery Workers will work with people in a way that promotes equality, facilitates recovery, and supports the development of the persons sense of control over their lives and recovery journey, while promoting, contributing to and embedding an environment which encourages and supports recovery principles and recovery approaches. They will also work with participants to promote and support recovery, social connection and building recovery communities.

These posts will join an already established team and bring additional value and opportunities to people attending the Beacons, each focused and suited to locality-based needs and individual Beacons, one of which is the new East Kilbride Beacon opening soon.

Application notes

For all applications, please download the relevant Application Packs and complete the Application Forms.

Email your completed Application Forms back to or

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

Previous applicants need not apply and will be included in shortlisting.