E72/18 – Recovery Worker – Edinburgh SLS

Job Summary

Recovery Workers work in 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 work towards their individual outcomes and identified goals, as detailed in their personal plan.


  • Assist people who use the service to work toward their identified goals, and move towards a brighter future, as per the agreed personal plan.
  • Use Penumbra’s Recovery tools (e.g. I.ROC, HOPE toolkit)
  • Assist with personal care when required.
  • Update and maintain relevant recording systems, including computer based systems.
  • Work collaboratively within Recovery Teams, led by a Recovery Practitioner.
  • Meet regularly with their Recovery Teams to review progress, approach, concerns and plans for moving forward.
  • Assist in delivery of wellbeing workshops.
  • Assist in Project Work as required.
  • Work in cooperation with colleagues, and staff from other agencies.
  • Work in accordance to Penumbra’s policies and procedures.
  • Work in accordance to the SSSC Code of Practice.
  • Keep up to date with sector and organisational developments.
  • Register with the SSSC if appropriate (Practitioner if working in a Care Home, Worker if in Housing Support)

Job reference number E72/18
Download job description (PDF) E72 – Recovery Worker – Edinburgh SLS
Location Edinburgh
Hours Negotiable
Closing date 24/08/18
Salary £16,752 – £17,343 per annum (pro rata)
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.


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Completed applications and equal opportunities forms should be returned to:

Penumbra – FAO Recruitment
Norton Park
57 Albion Road

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