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Recovery Coordinator – Change / Inspire

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Job Summary

Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
25/11/2016
Advert End Date:
09/12/2016 17:00
Salary:
£19,238 - £25,694
Job Category:
Health
Vacancy ID:
157809
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne

Job details 

Closing date:
9 Dec


Further information


Hours: 35 hours per week (Fixed term contract covering maternity leave until July 2017)
Holidays: 25 days + 8 bank hols plus 4 privilege days per year

Lifeline Project is a national charity dedicated to improving the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We build real and sustained change through responsive local services.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Drug and Alcohol Integrated Psychosocial, Recovery Support and Care Coordination Service for a Recovery Co-ordinator – Change/Inspire Team. The role will consist of providing care co-ordination services to service users within the Newcastle Psychosocial, Recovery Support and Care Coordination Service delivered to a high standard.

You will deliver targeted, goal orientated interventions/support to service users with low complexity and high recovery capital in accordance with the ‘Inspire’ and ‘Change’ Model. Delivering interventions/support predominantly to clients with complex needs.

The role is to coordinate care across multiple systems including wider health and social care. To deliver services that support service users to achieve recovery goals, positive outcomes, maximising engagement and retention through to planned discharge and community re-integration. To provide a range of effective Psycho-social interventions in both a 1:1 and group setting to support individuals’ pre, during and post-treatment needs focused on achieving sustainable recovery and integration.

You will proactively engage and support service users’ families and carers within service users’ recovery and treatment plans. To work effectively and flexibly with wider service teams such as Prevention and Early Intervention, Clinical Service, Reducing Reoffending Team and Recovery Support Team, to ensure that high standards of performance are maintained. To work within a strengths-based, recovery-orientated, change and outcomes focused approach which promotes service users and communities as responsible co-producers of health, well-being and recovery

We invite interested individuals with the relevant knowledge and experience to apply for the above position with application form. Please visit Lifeline’s website for job application packs: www.lifeline.org.uk and submit completed applications to verena.stephenson@lifeline.org.uk

Closing date for expressions of interest – 5pm Friday 9 December 2016
Interview date – TBC


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