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Recovery Worker

  • Location: Greenwich, England
  • Salary: £20 - £22 per hour
  • Type: Temporary / Full Time

Seven Criminal Justice are currently seeking an experienced and passionate Recovery Worker to join our team in Greenwich, UK. The ideal candidate will be dedicated to supporting individuals on their path to recovery from mental health, substance abuse, or other forms of addiction.

Key Duties & Responsibilities:

1. Work closely with individuals, understanding their needs, fears, and aspirations to tailor recovery plans for them.

2. Facilitate individual and group sessions, focusing on various aspects of recovery.

3. Provide constant supervision, motivation, and support to people dealing with mental health and addiction issues.

4. Coordinate with multidisciplinary teams including social workers, therapists, and medical professionals to help guide individuals towards recovery.

5. Evaluate and monitor the progress of individuals and adapt their recovery plans as necessary.

6. Maintain detailed case notes and records, ensuring all information is up to date and accessible.

7. Contribute to reviews of the recovery process, participating in discussions with the wider care team.

Qualifications & Skills:

1. Relevant degree in social work, psychology, or related field.

2. Previous experience in a recovery worker role or similar.

3. Experience dealing with substance abuse recovery, mental health recovery, and/or similar health sectors.

4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

5. Ability to demonstrate empathy and maintain professional boundaries.

6. Strong understanding of the recovery process and associated challenges.

7. Right to work in the UK is essential.


If you feel you have the skills and experience to succeed in this role, please apply with an up-to-date CV detailing your relevant qualifications and experience.

Please note that this position may require shift work, including evenings and weekends, in order to provide the necessary care for individuals. We are an equal opportunity employer, and we welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds.

Here at our organisation, we are dedicated to nurturing a supportive and inclusive environment. We believe in the power of recovery, and together, we can make it a reality. We look forward to receiving your application.

Working with Seven Resourcing:

Established in 2011, Seven Resourcing is one of the UK’s largest suppliers of temporary and ad-hoc professionals. Rated ‘Excellent’ on Trustpilot from 2000+ reviews, and with 20+ major recruitment awards, we take pride in knowing we can find you the best possible rates and a role you can be proud of.

We have a reputation for recruiting at lightning speed, but we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, please get in touch with our candidate care team.