Change Grow Live South West Edinburgh Recovery Service provides recovery focused psychosocial interventions to service users experiencing drug and alcohol related issues. We work within a hub model with partners who include NHS Lothian, CEC Social Work and other voluntary agencies to ensure individualised packages of care to enable service users to achieve their recovery goals.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team, providing the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users in South West Edinburgh. The service will be delivered from our main base in Wester Hailes Healthy Living Centre and on an outreach basis in a variety of venues across the locality. Support is provided in a one to one and groupwork setting.
The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of drug and alcohol issues and experience of working within a related field. Also necessary is a commitment to multi-agency working, excellent communication skills, experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach and a practical approach to facilitating service user involvement.
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.
This post is subject to an enhanced DBS Check.
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.