Addiction, Health, Behaviour Change | CGL

Young Persons Recovery Volunteer - Thurrock - CGL1655

Flexible, but ideally at least two days
Closing Date: 
Sunday, 30 June 2019 - 11:45pm
Role reference: 

Change Grow Live is a borough-wide drug and alcohol recovery service working with people throughout their treatment journey; from engagement, through to treatment, prescribing to aftercare.  Change Grow Live offers a wide range of interventions to Thurrock residents and their families and partners who are experiencing difficulties with drug or alcohol use.

We are now looking to recruit a Young Persons Recovery Volunteer to support in the day to day running of the service and offer advice and information to young people who are using drugs and alcohol. The role will include assisting the Recovery Workers with group work facilitation and workshops and Completing initial and comprehensive assessments (with training and support).

Your duties will also include day to day office duties such as answering the phone, supporting the team with administration and comprehensive recorded keeping.

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.

For further details about the role please contact Nicola Kennedy,

Team Leader, on 07920 807726 or at


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