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Recovery Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £18,137 – £19,405
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 4th October 2020

  • Advertised from 18th September 2020
  • Contracted Hours Per Week: 37.5. Permannt
  • 2020-2497



Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?

Do you want to make a difference?

As a Recovery Support Worker with Change Grow Live, you’ll work with people who use our services, helping them get to where they want to be.


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.

Application notes

Interview Date: 13/10/2020

Closing Date: 04/10/2020

For further details and to apply, please visit our website:

If you have any questions or concerns on this opportunity that you would like to talk through, please contact us using the below details:

Ashley Close | | 07894964273

This post is subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check at an enhanced level.

We believe that having diverse people working as part of our team makes us the organisation that we are.

We actively encourage applications from people from all backgrounds to help us to provide the best possible experience for the people who use our services and to make Change Grow Live a great place to work. If you have any feedback on our recruitment processes (good or bad) we’d love to hear from you so that we can make sure they are fair and we attract and recruit the best, most diverse workforce possible.

The safety of vulnerable children, young people and adults is our absolute priority. We will support you in your role to make sure that you are equipped to support the safety of people who use our services and those around them, to the highest standard possible.