Criminal Justice

Criminal Justice Recovery Worker

Job description

Working as a Criminal Justice Recovery Worker, you will be providing community support and outreach services to individuals facing substance misuse.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing effective professional relationships with partners and stakeholders.
  • Working effectively with prison teams and prescribers to ensure an offender’s smooth transition into the community.
  • Delivering criminal justice interventions.
  • Working flexibly to promote harm reduction.
  • Accurately maintaining a client management system.
  • Recognising personal and professional boundaries.
  • Maintaining accurate, up to date records.
  • Delivering programs and packages of group work and 1 to 1 work focusing on recovery.


  • NVQ Level 3 Health and Social Care or equivalent.
  • Experience in working with and supporting vulnerable individuals.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of Criminal Justice services and interventions.
  • An excellent understanding of the issues substance misusers are facing.
  • Full driving license or willingness to commute.
  • Strong written and verbal communication.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months. On the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.
  • Willingness to complete an enhanced DBS if you do not currently hold one.

Working with Archer Resourcing

We have been helping professionals find exciting new roles for a number of years, so we know exactly where to look when it comes to sourcing the best opportunities. We operate across the UK, and, with amazing relationships with the biggest employers in UK social care, we give you the best chance of landing your next role.

Due the high demand of CV's received we are unable to respond to all applications. However, we may hold your CV on file and contact you for future suitable roles.

We also offer a £250 referral bonus should you know of anyone who may be interested.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

*This is a temporary position, initially 3 months.

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