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Substance use - Recovery Development Worker - North Lanarkshire Recovery

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,320 – £24,493
  • Recovery Scotland’s premises in North Lanarkshire.
  • Closing 31st May 2023

  • Advertised from 16th May 2023
  • Salary pro-rata based on a full time post of 35 hours per week for qualification bar up to a minimum SVQ3 or equivalent. Minimum 21 hours per week or 35 hours per week. 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.


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 Development Worker to provide recovery focussed activities within North Lanarkshire.

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 two years 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 at or download the pack from below.

Closing date for submitting applications is Wednesday 31 May 2023.

Interviews will be held on Monday 12 June 2023.

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