Criminal Justice

Prison Recovery Coordinator

Job description

As a Prison Recovery Worker, you will play a crucial role in facilitating the rehabilitation and recovery of individuals within the prison system. You will work closely with incarcerated individuals to develop and implement personalised recovery plans, addressing their unique needs and challenges.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting comprehensive assessments of individuals' needs, strengths, and challenges.
  • Collaborating with other professionals to develop individualised recovery plans.
  • Providing one-on-one counselling sessions to address substance abuse, mental health issues, and other challenges.
  • Supporting individuals in developing coping mechanisms and life skills.
  • Organising and facilitating group therapy sessions focusing on various aspects of recovery.
  • Creating a supportive and therapeutic group environment.
  • Collaborating with external agencies and community resources to ensure a smooth transition for individuals re-entering the community.
  • Assisting in developing post-release support plans.
  • Collaborating with prison staff to ensure a holistic approach to rehabilitation.


  • Previous experience working in a prison.
  • Prison Vetting is essential.
  • Strong understanding of addiction and mental health issues.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with diverse individuals and teams.
  • Enhanced DBS dated within the last 12 months - on the update service? You could be fast tracked through our recruitment process today.

Working with Archer Resourcing Ltd:

We have been helping all health care 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.

We have a reputation for recruiting efficiently, however, we can only respond to candidates who meet the exact requirements of the position. If you have any queries about a role or application, then please call Archer direct on the provided contact details.

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

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.

Must be eligible to work in the U.K

*This is a temporary position, initially 3 months.

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