Volunteer and Recovery Community Coordinator

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 07/12/2023 23:59
Band 7-9 £24,702 - £31,364 pa (Dependent on experience)
Hours per week:
37 hpw - Fixed Term Contract until 31st March 2025
Job Category:
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Community Drugs Team Centre, Hartlepool
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
7 Dec
Further Information
Secondment opportunities also considered
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? Hartlepool substance misuse services is a fully integrated service, which includes our clinical service provided by an external partner and our ‘in-house’ care co-ordination and recovery service.

If you are successful you will be supporting the leadership team in both developing and delivering this dynamic service, with a focus on developing recovery community resources and volunteer opportunities, including student placements. As well as tackling stigma and making recovery visible.
As a key member of the team, you will be responsible for the implementation and development of community resources to support people on their recovery journey. 
As the Volunteer and Recovery Community Coordinator you will have responsibility for promotion of peer led and mutual aid support groups and building a sustainable recovery community across Hartlepool. 
You will be part of a hardworking, enthusiastic, committed 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 GCSE in Maths or English, NVQ2, Diploma/BTEC/NVQ3 or equivalent qualification in substance misuse, psychology, counselling, social work or health and social care. Banding will be dependent upon qualifications and experience. We positively encourage people who have lived experience of substance misuse and addiction to apply for the role.

For further information please contact Jeanna Kibbler, Team leader: Substance Misuse on 07977845344
Closing date: 07/12/2023 
Interviews: 15/12/2023

Please note
This job is closed for applications.