Recovery Worker – closing date 30 August 2021

Compass Recovery College is a mental health and wellbeing organisation, where free courses are co-devised and co-delivered with people with lived experience of mental illness, clinical staff and other professionals.

Our courses focus on recovery and self-management skills. Courses vary in length and style. All our courses are free and are designed and delivered by people with mental health challenges

Compass Recovery College works with a wide range of community based organisations to encourage students to try new experiences, meet new people and form new relationships.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Recovery Worker to support people falling into Clinically Extremely Vulnerable (CEV) groups and vulnerable communities with their mental health and wellbeing and with re-entering society after periods of social isolation.

The Recovery Worker will coordinate workshops and support delivery with expert contractors and VCS partners from a mental health standpoint. They will support and deliver courses pertaining specifically to COVID, lockdown, isolation, their effects on mental health, techniques for coping and self-management.

This is a 1 year fixed term contract.

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Lara Stavrinou on 07870 486005, email

Address Line 1
Civic Offices
Address line 2
Bridge Street
Working from home
Contract type
Full timeTemporary, Contract, or Project
Central Reading
£21,748 to £27,041 pa
Lara Stavrinou, Manager
07870 486005
How to apply

Please apply via Reading Borough Council website with your CV and covering letter

Open for applications from
12 August 2021
Closing date for applications
30 August 2021
Scheduled interview date
8 September 2021
Will my application be acknowledged?
All applicants, successful or otherwise, can expect to receive a reply from us in due course