Change, Grow, Live
Change, Grow, Live

Charity registered in Scotland SC039861

We are a charity that supports people to change their lives for the better.


Current vacancies

Prison Recovery Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,218 – £26,983
  • Forth Valley - Scotland
  • Closing 30th June 2021

Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?

Do you want to make a difference?

We currently have a full time permanent Recovery Coordinator vacancy. Successful candidates will be required to work across 3 Forth Valley prisons in accordance with service need.

As a Recovery Coordinator for Change Grow Live within Forth Valley Prisons, you will work with people who need our support, helping them get to where they want to be, working in partnership with the Scottish Prison Service and NHS.

Responsibilities

To engage people who have substance use problems and provide them with advice, support and recovery focused structured interventions to support their recovery and primary health care needs.

Being flexible, curious and a good listener are key, to help ensure we treat everyone who accesses our service as an individual.

Recording information is an important part of what you will do, so enjoying paperwork and having a good attention to detail are important. Most of the time, however you will get to enjoy working with people from all backgrounds, making a difference to theirs and their families lives.

Here are quotes from some of our current Recovery Coordinators:

I like the team spirit, that we all bring something different and we always put the people who use our service first”.

Seeing people move in their treatment journey and seeing a zest in life coming back in their lives is so rewarding”.

And a quote from a service user:

Me and my key worker get on really well and this benefits me, coming to Change Grow Live gives me stability”.

Our values are to be compassionate, open, and bold. If this sounds like you and you feel you meet our role specific criteria, we would love to hear from you.

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CBT Practitioner

  • Full time
  • £25,285 – £28,994
  • Forth Valley - Scotland
  • Closing 27th June 2021

Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?

Do you want to make a difference?

We currently have a full time permanent CBT Practitioner vacancy. Successful candidates will be required to work across 3 Forth Valley prisons in accordance with service need.

As a CBT Practitioner for Change Grow Live within Forth Valley Prisons, you will work with people who need our support, helping them get to where they want to be, working in partnership with the Scottish Prison Service and NHS.

Responsibilities

As a CBT Practitioner for Change Grow Live in Forth Valley, you will provide assessment and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy interventions within a coordinated package of care, for Service Users within Forth Valley Prisons.

The post holder will work within COSCA or BACP Ethical Framework and Code of Practice. You will be responsible for the overall performance of the service to ensure contractual outputs are achieved, further, you will be required to record and input service user data and information in order that the service operates within contractual, administrative and financial requirements.

Our values are to be compassionate, open, and bold. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

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Locality Manager

  • Full time
  • £34,156 – £38,319
  • West Lothian - Scotland
  • Closing 2nd July 2021

Overview

Exciting opportunity to join our management team, leading our West Lothian Services

Responsibilities

Change Grow Live provide a wide range of services across Scotland, these include West Lothian Assertive Outreach and Criminal Justice Service and West Lothian Recovery Service.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our management team, leading the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions. The locality manager will ensure a shared achievement of goals for both services in West Lothian.

Reporting to the Scotland Services Manager, you will support the strategic and operational leadership for the service, working with senior members of a range of key stakeholders and partnership organisations.

You will have experience of managing contracts, an understanding of social care and criminal justice systems, including an in-depth knowledge of substance use and recovery. Experience of effective partnership working at a senior level, including superior negotiating skills and relationship building to forge collaborative relationships. Experience of project development, innovation and implementation.

Experience of leadership including staff supervision, appraisal and development, data collection systems, report writing and IT systems and the ability to identify service gaps and areas of development and the ability to adopt a solution focused and open-minded approach.

If you feel that you are able to create a values-based outcome-focused culture and provide a constant stimulus for improving services in a learning environment that aligns itself to established quality frameworks for the services within the portfolio then we would like to hear from you.

If you have any additional questions, please email Beverley.hubber@cgl.org.uk or call 07843 460666.

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Team Leader

  • Full time
  • £29,909 – £31,695
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 27th June 2021

Overview

Exciting opportunity to join our team and lead our two West Lothian services.

Responsibilities

Change Grow Live provides a wide range of services across Scotland, these include West Lothian Assertive Outreach and Criminal Justice Service and West Lothian Recovery Service

The West Lothian Assertive Outreach and Criminal Justice Service provides arrange of interventions to individuals within the area who are affected by substance misuse and multiple complex issues that can exclude them from accessing the support package that they need.

The West Lothian Recovery Service provides recovery focused interventions and community rehabilitation alongside building and supporting a wholly inclusive recovery community offering peer training and volunteering opportunities.

Both services are part of the West Lothian Addiction Care Partnership which brings together both statutory and voluntary agencies to ensure the provision of appropriate and high-quality services with the service user at the centre of this process to ensure and enable achievement in their recovery goals.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team, leading the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users in both services. Change Grow Live are looking to recruit a professional, talented, enthusiastic, determined, and resourceful Team Leader to support our service delivery in West Lothian. The successful candidate will have an excellent knowledge of substance misuse strategy, both at a local and national level and must have a track record of achieving results, proven leadership skills, excellent staff management/people skills experience and the enthusiasm to make a real difference to Change Grow Live’s commitment to the services offered in West Lothian.

If you have any additional questions, please email Beverley.hubber@cgl.org.uk or call 07843 460666.

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Harm Reduction Navigator

  • Full time
  • £23,218 – £26,983
  • Forth Valley - Scotland
  • Closing 18th April 2021

Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?

Do you want to make a difference?

We currently have a full-time permanent Harm Reduction Navigator vacancy. Successful candidates will be required to work across Forth Valley in accordance with service need and will be subject to an enhanced Adult PVG.

As a Harm Reduction Navigator for Forth Valley Recovery Service, you will work with people who need our support, helping them get to where they want to be, working closely with Partner Services.

Responsibilities

The post holder will work as an integral part of a multi-disciplinary team at the service named above, to deliver high quality provision to support the reduction of drug and alcohol related harm to service users and the wider community by:

  • Providing harm reduction services including Injecting Equipment Provision, take home naloxone, Dry Blood Spot Tests and health checks.
  • Providing assertive outreach to encourage service user engagement, focusing on potentially excluded and hard to reach and vulnerable groups.
  • Providing screening, assessment, psychosocial interventions, recovery planning and onward referral.

Being flexible, curious and a good listener are key, to help ensure we treat everyone accessing our service as an individual.

Recording information is an important part of what you will do, so enjoying paperwork and having a good attention to detail are important. Most of the time, however you will get to enjoy working with people from all backgrounds, making a difference to theirs and their families lives.

Our values are to be compassionate, open, and bold. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

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Recovery Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,218 – £26,983
  • Forth Valley
  • Closing 27th April 2021

Overview

Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?

Do you want to make a difference?

As a Recovery Coordinator with Change Grow Live, you will work with people who use our services, helping them get to where they want to be.

Responsibilities

With this role you will be working as part of Forth Valley team and in partnership with other partner agencies.

The team supports people with their or their loved ones’ drug and alcohol issues. The role will be directly linked with working with service users in receipt of Medically Assisted Treatment.

No two days are the same and we treat every person who comes into our service as an individual, so being flexible, curious and a good listener are key.

You will have to record information about what you do, so enjoying a bit of paperwork and attention to detail is important. But most of the time you will be enjoying working with people from all backgrounds, making a difference to their lives.

This is what one of our Recovery Co-ordinators had to say: “I like the team spirit, that we all bring something different, and we always put the people who use our service first”.

Please refer to Job Description to ensure your skills and knowledge can meet the essential criteria.

Our values are to be compassionate, open and bold. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you so click apply on our website careers-changegrowlive.icims.com/jobs/3636/recovery-coordinator/job

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Recovery Champion

  • Full time
  • £17,068
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 30th May 2021

Overview

Please note we are seeking three Recovery Champions to be based across three community recovery services in Edinburgh (SE, SW and NE). Please apply only once for your preferred location. All applicants will be given the opportunity to be considered for all posts.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our Recovery Services working across Edinburgh.

Change Grow Live provides a fully integrated recovery service across 3 localities in Edinburgh and aims to provide high quality one to one and groupwork opportunities to people wishing to recover from addictions. Making recovery visible and easily accessed is a key driver for the Edinburgh Recovery Services. We work in partnership with the NHS Lothian and Edinburgh Council to provide Recovery Hubs across three localities in the city of Edinburgh.

Responsibilities

The successful candidate will have a good understanding of drug and alcohol issues and have lived experience of addiction and recovery. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the difficulties and challenges faced by those in recovery and be willing to learn how to plan recovery journeys and will be trained in how to facilitate group work sessions.

Some of the work you will be trained to engage in includes:

Providing a range of motivational and supportive interventions to enable service users to build recovery capital and to remain motivated to achieve recovery with support from others in the Hub teams.

Helping develop and grow the recovery community in Edinburgh within CGL and other partners.

Supporting service users to develop appropriate coping skills/support networks to increase positive recovery outcomes.

Being a point of contact for peer-led support and initiatives supporting the increase of visible recovery across Edinburgh

Providing harm reduction interventions such as: Take Home Naloxone kits, Dry Blood Spot Tests and Injecting Equipment Provision.

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.

In return for hard work, professionalism, dedication, and enthusiasm, we will offer excellent terms and conditions including support in gaining an SVQ level 2, a comprehensive career development plan and the support you will need to really make a difference to the lives of people in recovery.

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Volunteer Coordinator

  • Full time
  • £23,218 – £26,983
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th June 2021

Overview

A fantastic, new opportunity has arisen to become a Volunteer Team Lead, building a peer network to support Edinburgh services and the provision of highly skilled and well-trained peer mentors and volunteers. We are hoping this role is for you.

Responsibilities

Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people?

Have you the energy and drive to help launch a new service?

As a part of Change Grow Live team, you’ll help people get to where they want to be and make a difference in their lives.

The Volunteering Team Leads role is essential in developing a strong volunteering offer within our services. Volunteers are an invaluable and integral part of our staff team, they are a vital support to staff as well as enhancing our service offer by contributing a variety of different skills, knowledge and experience to those who use our services.

You will be working in close collaboration with the management, staff and service users to identify how volunteers can support staff and enhance the service user experience, ensuring that volunteers and volunteering brings value to our service.

The post holder will recruit, train, support and place a diverse range of volunteers within projects and the wider community. Once placed you will be responsible for ensuring their placements promote personal growth and development. This will be achieved through the direct delivering of training and identifying learning opportunities for our volunteers.

Does this role sound perfect for you? if so, please take a look at our job description.

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