Recovery Worker for Littlemore Cafe and Shop

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Littlemore, Oxford. Starting salary £18,116 per annum.

New Recovery Worker vacancy available at the Littlemore Restore Cafe and Shop working closely with the Littlemore forensic and non-forensic ward patients in a therapeutic work-like environment.

This role would suit someone already working in a mental health setting or it could be a development opportunity for candidates wishing to start work in the field of mental health rehabilitation who have transferable skills. We are looking for a person with a positive attitude and willingness to learn and develop existing and new skills. The post provides training, supervision and support to develop and take on greater responsibility and career development. The project has an established and vibrant retail and catering environment, and we are looking for someone who has knowledge, or the ability and willingness to learn, in this area.

Under the supervision of the Recovery Coordinator, the post holder will support the planning, training and supervision of recovery activities.
As a team member they will be expected to undertake all aspects of the work of the project as decided by the group.

The post holder will be provided with a tailor-made training programme covering all aspects of basic recovery work.

If any of these apply to you, then we would like to hear from you!


Please click on the hyperlink below to download the job description, how to apply document and other forms we need you to fill in at this point.


Please click here to download the details on how to apply


Please note, we require a Cover letter with a CV (curriculum vitae).

The covering letter should address how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification. Please see the ‘essentials’ and ‘desirable’ criteria under the shortlisting criteria in the How to Apply document and job description. We suggest you address each point individually clearly stating how you meet the criteria. It is a good idea to use separate headings for each point.
Please note that we are unable to shortlist any applications that do not demonstrate how they meet the criteria outlined in the person specification responsibilities.


Please send applications to

The closing date for applications is Midday on Friday 21st February 2020

Interviews for this post will be held on Tuesday, 10th March 2020