DVVA Vacancy – Peer Recovery Development Worker


Post Title: Peer Recovery Development Worker

Duration: Permanent, subject to an initial 6 months probationary period

Hours: 35 hours per week, to be worked in accordance with DVVA Conditions of Service

Salary: Grade 3 (£21,757 – £24,174)


You will be highly motivated and passionate about Mental Health recovery. The post holder will work  as part of the Mental Health and Substance Use team to build on our successful work in Making Recovery Real. In collaboration with partner organisations, you will develop capacity for and facilitate development of peer recovery practice as a means of achieving good mental health and wellbeing for all. You will establish and build relationships with people through a blend of online and in-person engagement work, you will use co-production techniques to maximize resources available to communities, so that people achieve best possible mental health and wellbeing outcomes.


To apply please download an application pack below and return it completed to recruitment@dvva.scot.

DVVA Application Form

DVVA Equal Opportunities Form

Peer Recovery Development Worker JDPS


Please note that it is essential that your personal statement reflects the job description/person specification. Applicants that have not considered the JD/PS in the personal statement will NOT be shortlisted for interview.

Dundee Volunteer and Voluntary Action strives to be an Equal Opportunities Employer and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Subject to a satisfactory PVG check and references.

The deadline for submitting applications is the 8th of December at 09.00a.m. Interviews will be held on the 20th of December.

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