Recovery CoordinatorJob Type:
£22,000 Per annum
Our client is a charity with over 50 years' experience and a leading provider of drug and alcohol treatment.
The charity work with local authorities, other charities and service providers across the country to deliver innovative programmes and projects that change lives for the better, setting people on the path to health and emotional wellbeing.
They provide a diverse range of services, their expertise in psychosocial treatment and support is the common thread that runs through everything they do. People need psychological interventions, social support, meaningful use of time, sense of purpose and a place of safety to sustain their recovery. At their core, the organisation support people, families and communities to recover from drug and alcohol dependency.
The charity now seeking a Recovery worker to join the Full Circle team in Essex (Harlow area) on a full time fixed term basis until March 2024. Full Circle is part of Changing Futures, a three year, jointly funded programme that aims to change systems and improve services for people facing multiple needs.Your Rewards
- 25 days' annual leave plus Bank Holidays (increasing each year to a maximum of 30 days) (pro rata)
- Benefits including season ticket loan, pension scheme and life assurance
- Support through occupational sick pay, eye-care vouchers and regular wellbeing talks and activities
- Continuous training and career development via PXL the charity's dedicated learning management system
If you have a background working in the field of criminal justice, problematic substance use or mental health, this opportunity will enable you to use your expertise to help them support people on their journey to recovery and change their lives for the better.
They'll ensure you get all the support you need to thrive and succeed in your role and find your place amongst their incredible and collaborative team.The Role
Full Circle is seeking an experienced practitioner to undertake a recovery coordinator role within Essex (working primarily in the Harlow area). You will be part of a wider team who work with Offenders with Complex and Additional Needs across the County of Essex in the community.
The organisation are looking for individuals with experience of working within the substance misuse sector or health care profession to fulfil a range of tasks from case management to care navigation, advocacy and multi-agency working. You will need to be passionate about recovery and working with clients to support, motivate and manage them to access a wide variety of services. You must have good communication skills and an ability to work as part of a team as well as being able to use you own initiative when required and to manage your time independently. About You
To join them as a Recovery Worker, you will need:
- Relevant experience of working in the field of problematic substance use, mental health or another comparable field
- Evidence of effective partnership working and the ability to network for the benefit of the client and service
- Evidence of managing a busy caseload and excellent organisational skills
- To be proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook and Word and be familiar with relevant database management systems
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
Experience of creating person-centred care plans and/or timetables based on identified needs would be advantageous, as would experience of partnership working, liaising with community and CJS services and developing reintegration and resettlement plans.
A S/NVQ 3 in Care (DANOS-accredited) or equivalent, or a willingness to work towards an agreed number of modules within your probationary period would also be desirable.To Apply
If you feel you are a suitable candidate and would like to work for this reputable organisation, then please click apply to be redirected to their website where you can complete your application.
Please note, the charity will be assessing applications as they are submitted and may close this role should they find sufficient applicants with which to make their shortlist. As such, they would advise applying as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.
The organisation encourage and welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and believe it is important to include people with lived experience to ensure the needs of the people they support are represented. They are committed to creating an inclusive working environment where everyone is free to be themselves and ensure equity of opportunity.