JOB VACANCY: Recovery Practitioner

Recovery Practitioner – Lanarkshire SLS (W15/18)

Job Summary


 To assist people who use the service to establish and maintain a meaningful and fulfilling life in the community. Playing a central role in the planning and provision of quality, recovery focused support.



  • Establish an effective relationship with people who use the service in accordance with Penumbra’s policies and procedures.
  • Develop outcome-based personal recovery plans for each supported person, which promotes self –management and social inclusion.
  • Co-ordinate delivery of recovery focused support.
  • Deliver community-based well-being workshops that promote positive mental health.
  • Provide practical support and supervision to Recovery Workers and/or Peer Workers as required.
  • Develop effective relationships with other groups and agencies in your area and take opportunities to promote mental health awareness in the wider community.
  • Be responsible for maintaining the relevant systems of documentation.
  • Provide accurate information and reports as required.
  • Provide formal input to Care Management reviews as required
  • Be flexible and responsive to meet the changing needs of supported people and the organisation, within the agreed criteria.
  • Work effectively with other members of the team, and liaise effectively with families, agencies, colleagues and other stakeholders.
  • Participate in training activities and meetings as required.
  • Uphold Penumbra’s Code of Practice.
  • Register with the SSSC if appropriate (Supervisor).

This Job Description is not exhaustive; the post-holder may be required to perform other duties, deemed appropriate to this grade, as and when required.