current Vacancies

Recovery Worker – Substance Misuse

Recovery Worker – Substance Misuse
Portsmouth Recovery Hub

Full time post of 37 hours per week

6 Month Fixed Term Contract

Salary: £18,709 – £21,227

Grade: 19 – 23

An opportunity has arisen to work in the Portsmouth Recovery Hub Service. This service offers good quality group and one to one therapeutic interventions to people recovering from problems with drug and alcohol.

Applicants will be highly motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team, have a good background of working with people with substance misuse issues (at least 6 months experience), be aware of the issues that this client group presents and have a good knowledge of interventions and agencies that support this client group.

For further information and to apply, please use the application form and Role Profile below, making clear which job you are applying for.

For an informal chat about this post, please contact:
Anna Jackson or Darren Carter on 02392 294673

Closing Date: 5pm Monday 27th February 2017

Shortlisting Date: Wednesday 1st March 2017

Interview Date: Monday 6th March 2017




For the best chance of being shortlisted we recommend you use the Role Profile to help you complete this form, looking at how each of the essential and desirable criteria are assessed.




Staff Benefits

As an Investors in People Gold employer, SSJ recognises that our staff are our greatest assets. We value and recognise our staff, offering some generous benefits, as well as the satisfaction of helping vulnerable people:

  • A competitive annual leave entitlement of 25 days rising to 30 days, plus public holidays.
  • Flexible working options.
  • Buying additional annual leave.
  • Comprehensive induction and training.
  • Membership to the Company Pension Scheme.
  • Counselling, financial, personal support and health and wellbeing services via our Employee Assistance Programme.
  • Company cycle to work scheme.
  • Discounted laptops and computers with Jamie’s Computers.

SSJ is committed to promoting Equality and Diversity and welcomes applications from people of all backgrounds.

NB Some staff within the Society are are ‘at risk’ of redundancy. If they apply, their suitability for this role will be considered before someone who is not at risk.