Family Recovery Worker


  • Location: IV30
  • £19,741 per annum, unknown
  • Hours: Full Time
  • Contact: Please see description
  • Reference: QUA00178

Arrows is an addictions service delivering whole family support to children and their families affected by substance abuse.

Quarriers have Investors in People Platinum accreditation and are one of only two social care organisations in Scotland to have this prestigious award. We are also an accredited Scottish Living Wage employer.

An exciting new role has arisen for a Family Recovery Worker to provide whole family support for children and their families affected by substance use, to work alongside Quarriers Arrows adult recovery models. The successful candidate has a number of key objectives and accountabilities including:

To deliver whole family support to children and their families affected by substance abuse.

To work in partnership with a range of statutory and other third sector agencies.

Recognise the capacity for change and how difficult the process can be for everyone.

Support the person's right to choose their own recovery journey.

You will have an approved qualification in drug and alcohol studies, child development, health care, social work or a related relevant qualification.. Knowledge and experience of recovery orientated systems of care and /or experience of child and/or adult protection. The successful candidate will have the ability to prioritise tasks and organise a diverse workload, whilst using a supportive and enabling approach to all service users. Good interpersonal skills, experience of effective inter-agency collaboration and the the flexibility to work irregular hours, when required - including evening and weekends. 

Please call the Beth or Sam on 01343 610500, or visit to find out more about our recruitment and volunteer opportunities.

Please note IT skills are required for all Quarriers vacancies and due to the location of the post you will need to be a driver with access to your own transport.

At Quarriers our staff are our most important asset therefore we offer extensive training and impressive learning and development opportunities. You could be part of an organisation that not only offers excellent careers but makes a real difference to thousands of People’s lives.

Quarriers is one of Scotland's leading social care charities. We provide much-needed care and support for thousands of vulnerable children, young people, adults and families to reach their true potential.
Quarriers supports thousands of people across more than 120 services throughout Scotland. Our work promotes a just and accepting society, where everyone is included. We support children and families facing challenging circumstances and help to transform lives for people affected by epilepsy. We support young people to unlock their potential. We give adults with disabilities more opportunities, and importantly, a voice.
Quarriers has been transforming lives for over 145 years and this is just the beginning.

Quarriers in partnership with its recognised trade union UNISON have reviewed the Fair Work Framework and have agreed to work together to ensure that Quarriers continues to be a good and fair employer, by achieving the requirements of the Fair Work Framework.
We are fully committed to supporting the well-being of each and every staff member.

What we offer

Help with training and development

• We offer externally recognised SVQ qualifications.
• We are an SVQ accredited centre.
• We offer training on job specific skills (medication, epilepsy, safer handling etc.).
• The opportunity to work relief in another service.

Help with family life

• Family friendly and flexible working policies and procedures, we will try to match rota requirements to your own commitments, allowing you to achieve a good work-life balance.
• Enhanced maternity and paternity leave and pay and a competitive holiday entitlement.
• Access to HSF Employee Benefits service.

Extra support when you need it

• Access to free physiotherapy and occupational health.
• Free access to a 24/7 Employee Assistance Programme.
• Non-contributory life assurance scheme.
• Workplace pension.

Extra Benefits

• Christmas savings scheme.
• Cycle to work scheme.
• Long service rewards.

Applications must be made online at

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