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Assistant Recovery Development Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,586 – £23,542
  • Falkirk
  • Closing 24th January 2020

  • Advertised from 24th December 2019
  • Full-time (35 hours per week) and/or part-time (pro-rata) posts including evenings & weekends. Salary £17,586 to £18,813 unqualified. £21,454 to £23,542 qualified.


Are you in recovery from alcohol and/or drug misuse or other addictive behaviours? Do you live in North or South Lanarkshire? Do you want to be part of developing a local recovery community? If so, please read on…

ASC provides a range of recovery focused services for people affected by substance misuse and we are also champions of developing local recovery communities. Thanks to the support of the North Lanarkshire Alcohol & Drug Partnership, we plan to create a North Lanarkshire Recovery Community. To help us achieve that we are looking for people to assist us with that task.

You will be passionate and enthusiastic about recovery. If you are in recovery we are looking for you to have had a minimum of one year’s stability from substance misuse or addictive behaviours. You will have a good understanding of the impact that substance misuse can have on individuals, families and communities and you will be familiar with what works to promote and sustain recovery from substance misuse. An ability to work flexibly and creatively in motivating, supporting and encouraging people in recovery is required.

A recognised professional qualification in social care or health care or community work or counselling or addictions is desirable, but not essential. If you do not have any such qualifications we would require you to achieve an SVQ Level 3 Social Services an Health Qualification during your employment with us.

This post requires an enhanced disclosure and if you are a successful candidate you 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 posts please call us for an informal discussion:

Paul Mooney Chief Executive or Tom Bennett Recovery Development Team Leader on 01324 874 969 or e-mail at or

An application pack is available from ASC’s office at 32 Vicar Street, Falkirk FK1 1JB.

Phone number is 01324 874 969 or e-mail at

Closing date for applications is Friday 24 January 2020 at noon.

Interviews will be held on Thursday 30 January at the offices of the Addiction Recovery Team in Airdrie, Airdrie Health Centre, 88 Graham Street, Airdrie , ML6 6DB

SCO Charity Number SCO23353