Recovery Navigator - Barnsley

£19,948 - £24,271
04 October 2020 12 Noon

Are you passionate about supporting people in their recovery? Do you have transferable skills and/or experience to empower people to achieve their full potential?

Barnsley Recovery Steps provide a wide range of interventions to individuals who require support around drug or alcohol use.   We are now recruiting Recovery Navigators within our Community and Criminal Justice Teams, who are passionate and committed to delivering high quality case management and care co-ordination.  You will be acting as both supporter and facilitator, for those in structured treatment wanting to make positive changes that help individuals achieve their treatment goals.  You will be responsible for recovery focused assessment, recovery planning and risk management in addition to the delivery of appropriate personalised interventions at all stages of treatment.  You will work flexibly co-ordinating care within a multi-disciplinary team and with a range of local health and social and care agencies to ensure service users receive safe and effective treatment.  

Experience of working in the field is not essential, however applicants will be expected to demonstrate some knowledge and understanding around supporting those who use drugs and/or alcohol alongside excellent communication skills and a commitment to ongoing learning and professional development.

Starting salary is negotiable depending on skills and experience.

The closing date for completed applications is 12 noon on Sunday 4th October 2020.

Application packs are also available via email at or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 20/BRS/07.

Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • Up to 32 days Annual Leave per year (pro rata)
  • Optional Annual Leave purchase scheme
  • Competitive company pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.
  • Eye Care Vouchers – Free eye tests & discounts for VDU users
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional Learning & Development Opportunities