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Substance Use – Recovery Worker

  • Full time or Part time
  • £20,560 – £22,255
  • Recovery Scotland’s premises in North Lanarkshire.
  • Closing 8th January 2024

  • Advertised from 6th December 2023
  • Part time (minimum 14 hours per week) or Full time (35 hours per week). Salary: Pro-rata based on a full time post of 35 hours per week for qualification bar to a minimum SVQ2 or equivalent.


Are you passionate about helping people sustain their recovery?

Do you want to be part of a dynamic recovery community?

If so, this is an excellent opportunity to take on a meaningful and rewarding role where your actions will make a difference to people’s lives and to the community. Be part of a vibrant charity that has been supporting and empowering vulnerable adults since 1975.

Recovery Scotland is a charity dedicated to providing a range of recovery focussed services for people affected by addictions. We provide opportunities to help people change their addictive behaviours, engage with recovery communities and fulfil their aspirations.

We are looking to appoint a Recovery Worker to provide and facilitate recovery focussed activities within North Lanarkshire.

Duration: Fixed-term position until 31 March 2026 with possibility of further extension depending on the availability of funds and the performance of the post holder.

We offer excellent staff benefits including a generous pension contribution, competitive salary, and generous annual leave.

You will be passionate and enthusiastic about recovery. If in recovery, we are looking for you to have had a minimum of 12 months stability from problematic substance use or addictive behaviours. You will have a good understanding of the impact that substance use can have on individuals, families and communities and you will be familiar with what works to promote and sustain recovery. An ability to work flexibly and creatively in motivating, supporting and encouraging people is essential.

This post requires an enhanced disclosure. Successful candidates must undertake a satisfactory Protection of Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme Record for Restricted Work with Protected Adults.

Application notes

If you are interested in this post please call Kerryanne Clarke on 07920 234693 or email for an informal chat.

For the application pack please contact Recovery Scotland on or download the pack attached below.

Closing date for submitting applications is Monday 8th January 2024 at 12:00.

Interviews will be held on Monday 15th January 2024.

Please do not send a CV as it will not be considered.

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as per the Government’s guidance.

This post requires a Standard Disclosure.

Recovery Scotland aims to be an equal opportunities employer.

SCO Charity Number SCO23353