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Criminal justice recovery workers are responsible for engaging with those who have committed offences and are problematic alcohol or drugs users. The role of the recovery worker is to perform interventions, perform drug tests and manage recovery based cases while offering the advice and information clients need.

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Recovery Worker | Leeds | £13-£16...

Leeds, West Yorkshire 
  £14 - £17  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

Grantham, Lincolnshire 
  £12 - £14  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire 
  £12 - £14  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

North Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire 
  £12 - £14  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

Merseyside, Merseyside 
  £12 - £14  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

Redcar, North Yorkshire 
  £13 - £14  
 Temporary

Domestic Violence Specialist Worker...

London, Greater London 
  £14 - £16  
 Temporary

Prison Cleared Substance Misuse Rec...

South Yorkshire, South Yorkshire 
  £13 - £16  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

Leeds, West Yorkshire 
  £13 - £14  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire 
  £12 - £15  
 Temporary

Drug Recovery Practitioner

Pontypool, Torfaen 
  £10 - £13  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

Harrogate, North Yorkshire 
  £12 - £16  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

Skipton, North Yorkshire 
  £12 - £16  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

Widnes, Cheshire 
  £12 - £16  
 Temporary

Substance Misuse Recovery Worker |...

Bradford, West Yorkshire 
  £13 - £17  
 Temporary

What’s Involved?

An intensive approach is taken to the recovery of the service user where motivational work and the importance of positive changes is used to impact on the social, physical, emotional and psychological needs of the client. Most recovery worker jobs will rely on close working relationships with the police, probation offices, the courts and other community organisations.

As a recovery worker, your responsibilities will include:

  • Helping vulnerable people make informed choices about their drug and alcohol consumption to improve their health and social circumstances
  • Reduce the risk of drug and alcohol related harm to local communities by addressing behaviours that contribute to offending and the fear of crime
  • Actively influencing and supporting clients to stop using drugs and alcohol
  • Guiding clients towards a complete recovery and facilitating their reintegration into society

Entry Requirements

There are no set requirements to become a recovery worker, but employers may ask for a related qualification in social care and/or relevant experience working with offenders. Prospective employers will expect good literacy and numeracy skills, and may ask for professional qualifications or equivalent.

There are a number of skills and traits employers will want to see, such as:

  • A willingness to work with people with challenging behaviour
  • The ability to motivate people to make changes in their lives
  • The acceptance of other people’s lifestyles
  • An understanding of people with substance abuse issues
  • A flexible and adaptable working style
  • The ability to remain clam and resilient in stressful situations

To find out more about recovery worker jobs in your area, please register with Seven Criminal Justice and start your search today.

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