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Volunteer Recovery Support Worker - Connecting Community Team - CGL3692

The closing date for this vacancy has passed. Please use our vacancy search to find current vacancies.

Closing Date: 
Friday, 30 August 2019 - 9:15am
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The Connecting community Team (CCT) have been funded as part of the Drug Recovery Prison (DRP) initiative at HMP Holme House. We have been commissioned to support men experiencing substance misuse and or alcohol issues in custody, approaching their release, through the gate into their home areas. Our aim is to create opportunities for the men to achieve their full potential by supporting them with a strengths based recovery approach. We work closely with partner agencies to help create a healthier and safer community both within the prison and in the home areas of the North East as part of the DRP and the continuity of care.

This is an exciting opportunity to become part of the award winning Connecting Community Team in HMP Holme House. Recovery Support Volunteers will undertake various duties which enhance or support the delivery of the service. You will support all aspects of service deliver including referrals/assessment, 1:1 psychosocial interventions, group delivery, Community asset based mapping and Community development. 

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.

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