Recovery Coordinator

The successful candidate will be required to work 37.5 hours per week, working Monday - Friday, 9AM - 5PM.

Cover is required for approximately 3 months.

In this position, you will be expected to;
- Hold a caseload of 20 key clients conducting regular key work sessions resulting in goal-focused support plans
- Assess referrals by arranging and carrying out holistic assessment interviews, providing an outline of the service and ensuring the referral criteria is met and suitable clients accepted onto the programme.
- Complete risk and needs assessments.
- Support clients to move into suitable education, training and employment including accredited qualification, college courses and recreational courses
- Work with clients to identify barriers, strengths and goals, with a focus on employability
- Support clients to access community services such as mental health and recovery support
- Assist the development of social skills and peer mentoring relationships, improving self-esteem, recovery and independence
- Ensure clients are achieving ETE outcomes within 12 weeks, as well as developing a plan to achieve longer term goals.
- Plan and deliver regular group sessions ensuring a creative approach whilst adhering to a structured session plan
- Provide advice and guidance on Benefits, Housing, Offending, Health and wellbeing.
- Promote activity that supports recovery, including social activities, basic relapse prevention, exercise, healthy eating and participation in mutual aid groups

To apply for this role, you must have;
- Experience of working with clients in recovery or those who are actively misusing substances and/or offending.
- An understanding of issues relating to substance misuse.
- The ability to motivate people who are abstinent or reducing their use of substances to achieve positive outcomes
- Experience of providing ETE support, guidance and advice to socially excluded groups and an awareness of the barriers to accessing and sustaining ETE activities.
- Experience of brokering new opportunities for socially excluded client groups including volunteering and training placements and employment opportunities.
- Experience of assessing clients' needs and developing individual, goal-focused action plans with the emphasis on accessing ETE activities.
- Experience of planning, facilitating and delivering group work sessions with a focus on employability and confidence building.
- The ability to work in partnership with specialist service providers or agencies (e.g.

substance misuse, mental health, offending) in order to ensure clients receive appropriate levels of support.
- Experience of managing complex and difficult situations in relation to this and other vulnerable client group(s)
- Ability to be self-servicing in the use of ICT applications and the ability to record client outcomes, assessments, learning and achievement action plans on an in-house database

Candidates must confirm their interest as soon as possible, with interviews scheduled shortly after and the appointed candidate expected to start as soon as possible

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