An exciting opportunity has arisen within Change Grow Live Manchester, an integrated drug & alcohol service, specifically with the team based in Wythenshawe, Hulme or Carnarvon Street bases. Working with our partner agencies Acorn, Emerging Futures, LGBT and Recovery Works we bring a passionate belief that recovery can be self-defined, contagious and a drug and alcohol free lifestyle can be within the reaches of any individual, irrespective of their circumstances. To help achieve this, we invite people who share our passion, commitment and enthusiasm for personalised care and recovery to apply for the position of Recovery Coordinator.
The post holder will be committed to taking a positive, holistic and empowering approach to case management and co-ordination. Working in close partnership with the Multi-Disciplinary Team they will work with service users to initiate recovery from drug and/or alcohol dependence, to enable service users to build their own recovery capital and to support them to move into long term sustained recovery and social (re)integration. The post holder will also liaise with partnership agencies including criminal justice, housing and mental health services.
The successful applicant will carry a caseload of service users on prescribed opiate medication and provide screening, comprehensive assessments, risk assessments and risk management plans, recovery planning & reviews and support access to medically assisted recovery through titration and prescribing regimes. They will deliver 1-1 key working sessions and groups to support service users through engagement, detoxification, stabilisation and rehabilitation.
The post holder will be required to work flexibly across operational sites as required and will include some evening and weekend working.
This role is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.
Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish. We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.
We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.
Please note, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.