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Recovery Coordinator

Vacancy Details

Location: Community Drugs Team Centre
Region: North East England
Job Type: Permanent
Category: Social Care – Adult Service
Date Posted: 28/05/2024
Reference: 0000006217



Substance Misuse: Supporting Treatment and Recovery Together (START)

RECOVERY COORDINATOR (ADULTS)                                                             REF: 107699

Band 9 £29,269 to £31,364 pa

Fixed Term contract 31st March 2025: 

37 hpw


Hartlepool is a vibrant and energetic town with growing prospects. As an authority we want to make Hartlepool the best it possibly can be and want dedicated, driven and committed staff to help us achieve that.

Are you passionate about making a difference? START is a fully integrated substance misuse service, which includes our clinical service provided by anexternal partner and our ‘in-house’ Recovery co-ordination service.

If you are successful you will support the leadership team in both developing and delivering a service we hope can improve the lives of people in Hartlepool. 

As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation and evaluation of planned care for a caseload of individuals. You will support and encourage service users to access services in order to meet their individual needs, help to develop their strengths, which both reduce harm and support meaningful and sustained recovery. 

As care coordinator, you will have responsibility for caseload management of service users who may or may not have a need for medically assisted recovery and for delivering evidenced based individual and group interventions including psycho-social interventions, which not only supports and motivates service users along a recovery pathway, but also delivers positive outcomes for individuals, families and communities. 

You will be part of a hardworking, enthusiastic and supportive team. We are committed to providing high quality services and offer an excellent working environment valuing supervision, training and opportunities for professional development.  

Applicants should have experience of working with vulnerable individuals with multiple needs and possess a Diploma/BTEC/NVQ3 or equivalent qualification in substance misuse, psychology, counselling, social work or health and social care. 

Both full and part time positions will be considered for this fixed term contract post funded through SSMTR. Please ensure availability for interview dates below. 

For further information please contact Danielle Carr Team Leader: Substance Misuse on 01429 285000

Closing date: 29th May 2024 midnight

Interviews: Wednesday 5th June 2024


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