E27/19 – Recovery Worker – Edinburgh Supported Living Service/HMO

Job description

Recovery Workers form part of small collaborative teams to provide people with recovery focused support to enhance their mental wellbeing.

In line with Penumbra’s values, Recovery Workers assist people who use the service to plan and work towards their individual outcomes and goals.


Recovery means to experience positive wellbeing and to have the opportunity to live as full a life as possible. A Recovery Worker is someone who supports the staff team to enable people they support to achieve their goals and maximise their potential.

A Recovery Worker is therefore …

  • Proactive
  • Compassionate
  • Respectful
  • Hopeful
  • Reliable
  • Willing to learn
  • Open to new ideas
  • A good team player
  • A good communicator
  • Solution – focused


All applicants must complete and submit an application (please note CVs will not be accepted).

Closing date for application is: 25th March 2019 @ 12noon

NB:  Closing date has been extended, existing applications will be considered for interview.

Interviews will be held on:  tbc

For any further information about this vacancy, please contact:

debbie.mclachlan@penumbra.org.uk or 0131 229 0560

Job reference number E27/19
Download job description (PDF) Job Pack – RW – ESLS
Location Various services across Edinburgh
Hours Full time & part time positions available

Hours may include days, evenings & weekends, sleepovers & local travel

Closing date Monday 18th March 2019 at 12pm
Salary £16,752 – £17,343 per annum (pro rata for part time positions)
A day in the life Recovery Worker

To apply for this position please complete our short online application or download and submit a paper application.


Please note that online applications cannot be saved and must be completed in one session.


Completed applications should be returned to:

Penumbra – FAO Recruitment
Norton Park
57 Albion Road

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