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Recovery Worker

Location: Hackney

Closing date: 12/06/2022

JOB TITLE: Mind Recovery Worker

LOCATION: City & Hackney Recovery Service – Mare Street and Tudor Road.

SALARY: SC5 SP23 £27,107

HOURS: Full Time, 37.5 hours per week (5 days/week)

CONTRACT: Permanent


The Role:

Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest, working in partnership with Turning Point and Antidote, provide the City and Hackney Recovery service.  The service is based in each of City and Hackney’s neighbourhoods in order to be accessible, local and inclusive.  A full integrated service will contribute to recovery, social inclusion and improving the quality of life of all our service users in the City of London and Hackney borough. It will be shaped by the community needs and voices of service users, carers, families, communities, all staff and volunteers. The service has three elements:  Out There, Everywhere- specialist outreach, in reach and engagement; Building Blocks- low, medium and high-intensity support pathways; and Get Connected- building on our local, individual and shared assets to provide recovery capital and peer support.


This role will lead community research on local issues that can affect substance use, enabling better targeting of resources to meet unmet demand or need in different localities. The role will also support service development through developing feedback channels and engaging with local communities to ensure the service offer is responsive.


Please see the Job Description attached for more information.


To apply, please complete the application form and attach it together with your CV via the Breathe HR link, please ensure you attach both when you press “apply now” by 23:59 on 12th June 2022.  Interviews will take place on 21st June 2022.


We are committed to equality of opportunity for all staff, and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships. We strongly encourage applications from those from ethnic minority backgrounds or other underrepresented backgrounds.

We are a disability confident employer. All applicants with a disability, who meet the minimum essential short-listing criteria are guaranteed an interview. If this applies to you, please ensure you complete the equal opportunities section of the application form.