Substance Misuse Recovery Development Worker

Favourite Clackmannanshire Council
Ref no: CLA00959
Closes: Wednesday, 16th August 2017
Published: Wednesday, 26th July 2017
Location: Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa
Salary: £23,697 - £26,235 per year
Hours: 35.00 hours per week
Contract Type: Permanent
Position Type: Full Time
Organisation: Clackmannanshire Council
Category: Social Services / Housing / Childcare
Sub-category: Adults and Children Social Work

Job Description

We provide a range of counselling, community rehabilitation & support services for people affected by substance misuse to help them on their recovery journey. With our partner agencies we are committed to making recovery a reality across Forth Valley & we are seeking a

Substance Misuse Recovery Development Worker

35 hours per week including evening & weekends

Salary £23,697 to £26,235

You will be passionate and enthusiastic about recovery and have a good track record in promoting peer support and recovery initiatives. A self-starter, and a highly skilled communicator, you will be pivotal in developing good links between treatment & support services, Forth Valley Recovery Community (FVRC) and aftercare provision. You will be comfortable in working with a range of stakeholders to develop and champion a robust recovery orientated system of care that has peer development at its heart.

You will


  • Have a recognised professional qualification at a minimum of SVQ level 4 and
  • A good understanding of and familiarity with what works to promote and sustain recovery, and
  • Ability to work flexibly and creatively in motivating, supporting and developing people in recovery


An application pack is available on-line on

If you are interested in this post and wish to have an informal discussion please call

Paul Mooney Chief Executive or Narek Bido Service Manager on (01324) 874 969 or e-mail at or

Closing date for applications is Wednesday 16 August at 5:00 pm. Interviews will be held on Friday 25 August 2017 in Falkirk.

This post requires an enhanced disclosure

SCO Charity Number SCO23353