Recovery Coordinator Change Grow Live 1 Beulah Road, Walthamstow E17

Change Grow Live

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  • £27,449.52 – £31,529.41 a year

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  • Permanent


1 Beulah Road, Walthamstow E17


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  • Employee discount

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Change Grow Live are a charity dedicated to the belief that we can make a difference to our Service Users lives, offering support and respect in a safe environment, treating each user as an individual and working with them to find the right treatment and care options.
Our core values are ‘Be open, be compassionate and be bold’ and our team members apply these daily to achieve our mission of helping people change the direction of their lives, grow as individuals, and live life to its full potential.
Working as a Opiate Recovery Coordinator with Change Grow Live is a rewarding role where you can utilise your people skills to make a real difference in the lives of those suffering with substance misuse problems. Supporting our service users from point of entry into the service and through their recovery journey, helping with social re-integration and enabling them to lead purposeful and meaningful lives.
We are currently recruiting a Recovery Coordinator to work as part of the Southwest Prisons service delivering psychosocial interventions to service users across Waltham Forest.
Our ideal candidate will have the skills and experience to assess and engage with our service users, ensuring that they access the right intervention at the right time, in a way that best meets their needs.
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with experience of substance misuse issues, looking to take the next step in their career with a charity that will support your continued personal and professional development.

Waltham Forest
Allowances: £2,163.27 Outer London Weighting
Hours: 37.5hrs per week
Salary: CGL points 23 to 28 (£27,449.52 – £31,529.41) dependent on experience plus
Contract Type: Permanent


About the role:

  • Supporting service users from point of entry into the service and through their treatment/recovery journey
  • Providing screening, assessment, and recovery planning and onward referral
  • Reducing drug and alcohol related harm to service users and the wider community
  • Promoting carer, service user and community involvement
  • Providing advocacy for access to partnership services
  • Working with service users to support social (re)integration, enabling them to lead meaningful and purposeful lives: promoting recovery, resilience, peer support and self-determination
  • Research, design and prepare subject matter and materials for groups / pods.
  • Deliver structured content within group settings to service users at various stages of recovery
  • Engage with debriefing and evaluations with co-facilitators after groups/pods have taken place, reviewing progress and identifying concerns with service users
  • Tailor specific workshops around the needs of the service users, such as: anger management, sleep disorders, relationships, etc
About you:
  • Have a strong understanding of substance misuse issues and experience of working within a similar field ideally within prison/criminal justice
  • Be an excellent communicator, both verbal and written with good IT skills
  • Proactive and able to work on own initiative with excellent time management and prioritising skills
  • Have a good working knowledge of mental health interventions, services, and good practice
  • Be a supportive team player with strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work in partnership with a wide range of professionals, agencies, and internal/external stakeholders
  • Ability to manage change successfully in a way that prioritises the needs of service users
  • Understand the importance of information governance processes and commit to follow and apply all necessary safeguards
  • Seek out learning opportunities to improve and broaden your professional knowledge and skills and to contribute and oversee the learning and development of others
What we will give to you:
  • 25 days holiday (+ bank holidays) rising by 1 day for each years’ service
  • Paid ‘Wellness’ hour each week along with a ‘Wellness’ hub and Employee Assist Programme
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • A great selection of benefits incl. discounts for shopping, cinema, holidays, etc.
  • A friendly and supportive team
  • Training, career development & progression opportunities

Please read attached Job Description for a more detailed outline of responsibilities and Person Specification
If this sounds like you and you’d like to begin your journey with Change Grow Live, then we’d love to talk to you

questions on this opportunity that you would like to talk through please contact us using the below details:

Dan Page |

Salary Range (pro rata if part time): CGL points 23 to 28 (£27,449.52 – 31,529.41) ILW / OLW /Fringe: Outer London Weighting (£2,163.27) Interview Date: 19/4/2024 Closing Date: 14/4/2024 If you have any questions on this opportunity that you would like to talk through please contact us using the below details:: Dan Page | | 07990 503 685 : This post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check at an enhanced level.

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