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Recovery Coordinator

Job details
Posting date: 13 June 2024
Salary: £27,449.53 to £31,529.41 per year, pro rata
Additional salary information: dependent on experience
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 30 June 2024
Location: Accrington, Lancashire
Remote working: On-site only
Company: Change Grow Live
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 2024-14048


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.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Recovery Coordinator who has 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. With this role you’ll be working as part of Inspire East Lancashire team.

No two days are the same and we treat every person who comes into our service as an individual, so being flexible, curious and a good listener are key.

Where: Accrington
Hours: 37.5 per week
Salary: £27,449.53 - £31,529.41 Pro Rata dependant on experience.

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
Experience of working with groups/pods and managing group dynamics, such as conflict or challenging behaviour.
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 “Capped at 30 days”
Paid ‘Wellness’ hour each week along with a ‘Wellness’ hub and Employee Assist Programme
Contributory pension scheme
Several benefits incl. discounts for shopping, cinema, holidays, etc.
A friendly and supportive team
Training, career development & progression opportunities
Refer a Friend scheme.

Please ensure that when completing your application form and supporting statement, you reflect on the details outlined in the job description. This will help us understand how your skills and experiences align with the requirements of the role.

If you require sponsorship, please note that this role is not eligible for a Health and Care Worker visa. You may be eligible for sponsorship under the Skilled Worker route but must meet the minimum salary requirements for the role. You can find out more here Skilled Worker visa: Overview - GOV.UK (

If this sounds like you and you would like to begin your journey with Change Grow Live, then we would love to talk to you.