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Harm Reduction Recovery Coordinator – Burnley, East

Lancashire – CGL3073

£21,933.15 – £25,741.93 per annum
37.5 hours per week
Sunday, 24 February 2019 – 11:45pm

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Inspire service in East Lancashire for a substance misuse Recovery Coordinator – Harm Reduction role specific post

Inspire is a successful health and social care charity working with individuals, families and communities across England and Wales that are affected by drugs, alcohol and the behaviours associated.  We believe that positive change can be facilitated throughout a person’s journey and at any stage; and support and guidance can enable choice, possibilities and opportunities.

The successful candidate will have care co-ordination responsibilities alongside the tasks of recovery planning, risk assessing, risk management planning. In addition, knowledge and experience of Medically Assisting Recovery, harm reduction and psychosocial interventions, are essential. The successful candidate will be able to engage collaboratively alongside colleagues – including peer mentors, volunteers, nurses and doctors, to ensure an integrated package of care. You will be committed to a positive, holistic and empowering approach to care co-ordination and will work with service users to initiate recovery from drug and alcohol dependence, to enable service users to build their own recovery capital and to support them to move into long-term sustained recovery and social (re)integration.

Our service aims at encouraging and empowering people to regain control of their lives and motivate them to improve their health and wellbeing. We are committed to reducing substance related harm to the individual, their families and the wider community by promoting healthier lifestyles and enabling service users to improve their own health and wellbeing.

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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