Brief overview of the vacancy role

As a Recovery Worker working with Young People with substance misuse you will support the service users from point of entry into the service and through their treatment/recovery journey. You will support and work with the service users to support social (re)integration, enabling them to lead meaningful and purposeful lives, promoting their recovery, resilience.

Vacancy Description

As a Apprentice Recovery Worker you will be working towards an Adult Care Worker Level 2 over the duration of 15 months alongside your daily roles and responsibilities.

You will be engaging young people in a range of interventions, utilising a young person centred approach, empowering them to reduce a risk, increase resilience and lead a safe, happy and healthy life.

Your daily roles and responsibilities will include;

– Supporting service users from point of entry into the service and through their treatment/recovery journey.

– Providing screening, assessment, psychosocial interventions, integrated care planning, post treatment support, including transfer of care.

– Identifying and responding effectively to potential safeguarding issues.

– Reducing drug and alcohol related harm to service users and the wider community.

– Promoting carer, service user and community involvement.

– Providing advocacy for access to partnership services.

– Working with service users to support positive, holistic outcomes in relation to their health and wellbeing, enabling them to lead safe, healthy and purposeful lives; reducing risk and increasing resilience.

Desired personal Qualities

To work as a recovery worker, having good communication skills, as well as having the ability to work well in a team and as an individual is desired.

Being non-judgemental, inclusive and able to manage change are strong qualities to have as a recovery worker.

Future Prospects

Ongoing training and development.

Training to be provided

Adult Care Worker Level 2.

Functional Skills maths and English.


Adult Care Worker Apprenticeship L2

Expected duration


Paid hours per