We are currently recruiting for a number of Bank / Relief Recovery Support Workers to join our service in Camberwell, where you will have responsibility for providing high quality support services in line with SIG and Equinox's Mission, Values and Strategy.  As a Recovery Worker, you will contribute to successfully rehabilitating and reintegrating our Residents and Participants back into the community. Providing pathways, support, and appropriate interventions that will enable successful resettlements, and deliver to achieve safer and integrated communities for our stakeholders.

Rota: Casual/Flexible


The Social Interest Group (SIG) believes that good care and support make for better lives. Our values of ambition, empowerment, transparency, and inclusivity drive everything we do. Our mission is to empower people who are marginalised by building powerful partnerships and creative solutions that bridge gaps in provision and aid recovery, reablement and resettlement.

SIG is a not-for-profit organisation, providing thousands of people with good-quality support and care in a range of residential, drop-in centers, community floating support settings (including in peoples own homes), probation settings and people who are in hospital awaiting discharge. We currently do so across London, Brighton, Bedfordshire, Luton, and Kent. We believe in the power of well-planned, well-managed services to make a difference. We work with high standards and external and internal regulatory frameworks.

Benefits, including Non-Contractual Perks

  • Accrual for annual leave based on your average weekly hours
  • Always considered for permanent roles in our services
  • Annual Staff Awards

If you have the passion, creativity, and tenacity to make a real difference to people’s lives, challenge stigma and make our communities safer, we would love to hear from you!


Southampton Way is a short-term (up to two years) supported living service for people who have an enduring mental health diagnosis and who require and can benefit from, the help and support offered. It consists of 14 self-contained flats and one crisis room for adult men with medium to high-level support needs who require 24-hour supported accommodation, helping them to continue to live in the community and to reduce the risk of admission to hospital. Our main objective is to support our residents to attain stability in their personal circumstances and to help them to develop their confidence and daily living skills in order to enable a move to lower-support housing or more independent living. We work with local voluntary groups and peer mentors to facilitate residents’ community engagement. Examples, include supporting residents to enrol in local colleges, leisure centres, day centres, CGL programmes to address substance misuse and voluntary work


We’re looking for someone with a genuine passion and felt purpose to help people, challenge stigma, and make a real difference to people’s lives!

You will be able to work along with other members of staff, reporting to the Service Manager, will contribute to successfully rehabilitating and reintegrating our residents and participants back into the community. Providing pathways, support and appropriate interventions that will enable successful re-settlements and work with external partners, agencies, and commissioners to achieve the desired outcomes of the service, delivering safer more integrated communities for all stakeholders.

You are someone who can communicate effectively with people from different backgrounds and can respect equality, diversity, and inclusion. You are confident in working in the social care setting and can be compassionate, supportive, and empowering to others. They will be able to form effective, positive, and motivational relationships.

You are willing to learn, and have a professional qualification or experience working in health and social care, working with people of complex backgrounds, ex-offenders, mental health, substance misuse, challenging behaviours. Willing to understanding of the practical application of key legislation regarding social care, housing, criminal justice, and mental health. Working with the agreed support plans and providing appropriate interventions for service user and liaising with other professionals.

We are looking for a team player, driven to provide high quality care and support to others, an effective communicator who is able to build rapport with others from various backgrounds. You will be compassionate, supportive, and empowering to others, whilst able to form effective, positive and motivational relationships.


This role requires a DBS check.

What we would like:

  • IT Proficiency, ability to learn new software programs, basic Microsoft experience is required
  • Experience of working with people of complex backgrounds, including in the criminal justice field, mental health, and/or substance misuse or a good understanding of the sector
  • Understanding of the housing and social needs of people with multiple and complex needs
  • Able to influence and negotiate positive outcomes with others


Our Values

Ambition – Eager to succeed and to accomplish as much as possible for our people

Empowerment – Giving staff and the people we support the tools, training, and information they need to achieve their potential

Transparency – Upfront and visible about our actions and open to scrutiny from stakeholders, service users, and staff

Inclusivity – Listening to, understanding, and including all our stakeholders to ensure we make a difference and get things right


Please note that this job advert may close early due to screening applications on an ongoing basis. We advise applying as soon as possible for your application to be taken into consideration at the early stages.

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For Recruitment related enquiries, please email recruitment@socialinterestgroup.org.uk 

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