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Support Worker - Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service

  • Full time
  • £17,543 – £19,024
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th May 2019

  • Advertised from 10th April 2019
  • HOURS: 37.5
  • CGL3284


Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service (EMORS) is a transformative service that brings together prison and community work to support individuals throughout the Criminal Justice System, supporting them to achieve drug, alcohol and crime free lives.

An exciting opportunity have arisen to join our EMORS team, supporting the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users in the criminal justice system affected by drug and alcohol issues also the provision of through care support to individuals leaving prison and returning to Edinburgh and Midlothian. The service delivers interventions in custody areas, prison and community, on a one to one basis and in group work settings.

The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within a related field. Also necessary is a commitment to multi-agency working, excellent communication skills and experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach.

CGL are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.

The role of Recovery Support Worker is outlined by the Recovery Support Worker job description and person specification. Please make sure you refer to both sections of this document in completing your application.

Application notes

If you have any additional questions, please email or call the office on 0131 557 5273.

Completed applications should be sent to

Please note we do not accept CV’s.

Interviews: Week commencing 13/05/19

To apply for this position, please download and complete the form on our website: