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Support Worker / Mentors

  • Full time
  • £22,620 – £25,960
  • South Lanarkshire
  • Closing 17th November 2023

  • Advertised from 6th November 2023
  • 30 hours per week


Liber8 are looking to appoint people to our new service, Rehabilitation to Reintegration (R2R) This is a new mentoring service for people’s journey post discharge from residential rehabilitation (RR), returning to South Lanarkshire.

Training in the Mentoring approach will be provided through the Scottish Mentoring Network. The service would operate on two strands: practical and emotional support and personal development planning. Trained Mentors would help individuals leaving RR to navigate the landscape they’re returning to. Mentors would work with them to establish and access recovery opportunities and activities within the Beacons and also link them with wider services where necessary, including mutual aid, housing, benefits, and other wraparound networks.

The Mentor post is aimed at mentoring, supporting and advising people at this critical transitioning stage of their lives. The Lived Experience Mentor would help raise confidence, encourage people to achieve their full potential and set realistic goals to assist them in their own individual recovery journey.

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.


Liber8 has operated in Lanarkshire for 19 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

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

Email your completed Application Forms back to Closing date for all applications Nov 17th Interviews: 22nd / 23rd Nov

Previous applicants need not apply and will be considered in the shortlisting