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East Sussex Recovery Alliance

Recovery Support Worker

East Sussex Recovery Alliance



10,569 (Paid)

East Sussex Recovery Alliance (ESRA) is seeking a Recovery Support Worker based at Café North Recovery Hub in Eastbourne.


  • Plan and arrange support groups for those in recovery with the support of a volunteer
  • Ensure your actions to support individuals who have used substances are consistent with your agreed role and ESRA’s policies and procedures
  • Ensure your actions to support clients are appropriate to the substances used, the effect that the substance has had and the experiences and circumstances of the client
  • Offer support to clients in a manner that respects their individual rights and choice, and is appropriate to their needs and is realistic within the limits of the resources available
  • Follow the induction process alongside the senior support worker
  • Work towards ensuring clients are encouraged to independence and signpost clients to other services/activities as appropriate
  • Work in partnership with key workers from other organisations, when appropriate to enable clients to sustain their recovery


  1. Work alongside the senior support worker to ensure that all clients receive the appropriate support.
  2. Ensure information about clients are shared daily and groups are evaluated and reports are shared with the recovery hub manager.
  3. Facilitate recovery groups and support volunteer co-facilitators
  4. Identify low attendance of recovery groups and activities and report this to the senior support worker and recovery hub manager?
  5. Keep abreast of developments in services, legislation and practice relevant to the client groups.
  6. Undertake regular welfare calls/keep in touch with clients. Keep up to date with recording this activity on the database and in support logs.
  7. Signpost clients to appropriate support or services in order to move them on, with support of the ESRA connectors
  8. Ensure all monitoring is completed in a timely manner and evaluation of each group is completed
  9. Be aware of the charity’s Safeguarding policy and act accordingly when safeguarding issues arise

Organisation Website:
Visit East Sussex Recovery Alliance website

Application Deadline:
31/12/2020 5:00 pm

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