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Volunteer Recovery Support - East Sussex STAR Eastbourne - CGL2033

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Closing Date: 
Sunday, 31 March 2019 - 11:45pm
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We are a community based drug and alcohol service in Eastbourne, incorporating open access, harm reduction services and structured treatment (both clinical and psychosocial).

STAR Service’s support adults of 18 and over struggling with substance misuse issues within East Sussex. All our clients are provided with an opportunity to enter a treatment system which offers non-judgmental support and specialist knowledge regarding the effects of addiction and offer clear objectives as to how they can work towards a healthier and happier life and look to a brighter future, from engagement, through to treatment, prescribing to aftercare.

We are looking for Recovery Volunteers to undertake various duties which enhance or support the delivery of the service. As a Recovery Volunteer you will be directed and supported by your supervisor, supporting service users to fulfil a recovery focused journey. This will be achieved by assisting them to access a range of services identified through the development and implementation of individual recovery plans.

A Recovery Volunteer will represent, assist and support the project in the delivery of the service it provides, such as supporting clients in 1-1’s and supporting the facilitation of group work as well as meeting their roles and responsibilities criteria.

As a recovery Support Volunteer you have the opportunity to gain a vast amount of experience of the health and social care sector specifically in the substance misuse field.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience and knowledge within the substance misuse field and enhance your CV.

change, grow, live (CGL) 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.

For further information, please contact Heidi White, Peer Mentor and Volunteer Coordinator on 01323 410092 or 07500 801729 alternatively email

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