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Charity registered in Scotland SC039861

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


Current vacancies

Recovery Coordinator - Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender

  • Full time
  • £22,371 – £25,999
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 16th June 2019

CGL Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service, Edinburgh

Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service (EMORS) is a transformative service that brings together prison and community work to support individuals throughout the Criminal Justice System, supporting them to achieve drug, alcohol and crime free lives.

An exciting opportunity have arisen to join our EMORS team, supporting the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users in the criminal justice system affected by drug and alcohol issues also the provision of through care support to individuals leaving prison and returning to Edinburgh and Midlothian. The service delivers interventions in custody areas, prison and community, on a one to one basis and in group work settings.

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 and experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach.

CGL 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.

The role of Recovery Coordinator is outlined by the Recovery Coordinator core job description, with Criminal Justice Role Specifics to highlight any further responsibilities specific to that role. Please make sure you refer to both documents in completing your application.

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Recovery Coordinator - West Lothian Prisons Service

  • Full time
  • £22,371 – £25,999
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 26th May 2019

Our innovative service in West Lothian provides a range 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.

Service provision includes assertive outreach to support individuals to access appropriate care packages. The team deliver interventions in a variety of locations including custody suites, prison, hospital and local communities.

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 and experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach.

It is essential that the post holder has a full driving licence as post requires travelling throughout the West Lothian area. Please note a car is not provided so access to your own vehicle is required.

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.

If you have any additional questions, please email: Mark.vance@cgl.org.uk or call the office on 01506 657992.

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Recovery Coordinator - West Lothian Recovery (1 part time & 1 full time)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,371 – £25,999
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 2nd June 2019

Post 1: Recovery Coordinator: Full time 37.5 hours. Fixed term in the first instance until 1st April 2020

Post 2: Recovery Coordinator: Part Time 18.75 hours

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our new Recovery Service working across West Lothian.

Change Grow Live provides a fully integrated recovery service across community based services and aims to provide high quality recovery asset based resource. Visible recovery is a key driver for the West Lothian service and this role underpins this ethos.

The successful candidates 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 and experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach. Candidates should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the difficulties and challenges faced by those in recovery. A supportive proactive approach to recovery along with the delivery of a person centered goal orientated recovery plan experience is expected.

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.

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, a comprehensive career development plan and the support you will need to really make a difference to service users’ lives.

If you have any additional questions, please email: john.arthur@cgl.org.uk or call the office on 0131 557 5273.

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South East Recovery Service is a free and confidential drug and alcohol service for adults in South East Edinburgh.

Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service (EMORS) is a transformative service that brings together prison and community work to support individuals throughout the Criminal Justice System, supporting them to achieve drug, alcohol and crime free lives.

We provide psycho-social support for people with substance misuse issues and a range of one-to-one interventions and group work programmes to aid people in their recovery.

A vacancy for a receptionist/administrator has arisen to join our team, supporting the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users affected by drug and alcohol issues.

The post holder will provide reception and administrative services to the South East/EMORS team contributing towards its aims and objectives. They will also support the Team Leader, attending relevant meetings and minute taking as required, as well as providing timely reports to the commissioners and CGL. Duties for the post include dealing with initial queries, welcoming clients and professionals into the service, signposting within the service and the community, also accurate information and data recording. The postholder will be expected to maintain a clean office environment with meticulous attention to detail and a great telephone manner.

The successful candidate will have experience of providing administrative support in a service based organisation, a good knowledge of general office procedures, excellent IT literacy skills, solid numerical skills, and good organisational skills. They will also need good interpersonal skills as team working is essential in this role.

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.

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Support Worker

  • Full time
  • £17,078 – £18,651
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 20th January 2019

Within Edinburgh, CGL operate 3 locality based community services, providing recovery focused psychosocial interventions to service users experiencing drug and alcohol related issues.

In the community 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.

We have an opportunity to join our team in the South West of Edinburgh, supporting the high-quality delivery of recovery focused intervention to service users. Services are delivered from our office base in the South West 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 candidates will have an awareness of the effects of substance misuse issues, excellent communication skills and a practical approach to facilitating service users access to and retention in service. Duties will include; carrying out initial assessments at drop-in, practical support and co-facilitation of groups as well as supporting recovery coordinators.

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.

If you have any additional questions, please email: Louise.Gilliland@cgl.org.uk or call the office on 0131 557 5273.

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This vacancy has now closed

Locality Manager Edinburgh and Lothian Services

  • Full time
  • £32,584 – £36,556
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 24th February 2019

Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service (EMORS)

North West Recovery Service - Edinburgh

South East Recovery Service - Edinburgh

South West Recovery Service - Edinburgh

CGL Scotland provide a range of services across Edinburgh and Lothians, these include SE, SW and NW Community Recovery Services, Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service, West Lothian Assertive Outreach Service and Midlothian Fresh Start.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team, leading the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions. The Locality Manager will ensure a shared achievement of goals for all services in Edinburgh and Lothians,

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

You will have experience of managing contracts, understanding of social care and criminal justice systems, including in depth knowledge of prison and community systems and practices within Scotland. Experience of effective partnership working at a senior level, including superior negotiation skills and relationship building to forge collaborative relationships. Experience of strategic planning, 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 adopt a solution focused and open-minded approach.

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

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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Recovery Coordinator (2 posts)

  • Full time or Part time
  • £22,371 – £25,999
  • West Lothian
  • Closing 31st March 2019

Our innovative service in West Lothian provides a range 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.

Service provision includes assertive outreach to support individuals to access appropriate care packages. The team deliver interventions in a variety of locations including custody suites, prison, hospital and local communities

The successful candidates 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 and experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach

If you have any additional questions, please email: Mark.vance@cgl.org.uk or call the office on 01506 657992.

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This vacancy has now closed

Team Leader - South West Edinburgh Recovery Service

  • Full time
  • £28,818 – £30,539
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 21st April 2019

The 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, leading the high-quality delivery of recovery focused intervention to service users in South West Edinburgh. The service will be delivered from our main base at Westerhailes 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.

CGL are looking to recruit a professional, talented, enthusiastic, determined and resourceful Team Leader to support our service delivery in South West Edinburgh. The successful candidate will have a sound knowledge of substance misuse strategy at both at a local and national level and must have a track record of achieving results, proven leadership skills, excellent staff management experience and the enthusiasm to make a real difference to CGL’s commitment to the services offered in Edinburgh & The Lothians.

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.

If you have any additional questions, please email: louise.gilliland@cgl.org.ukor call the office on 0131 557 5273.

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This vacancy has now closed

Peer Volunteer Coordinator - West Lothian Recovery Service

  • Full time
  • £22,371 – £25,999
  • Bathgate
  • Closing 21st April 2019

Service:West Lothian Assertive Outreach Service

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an enthusiastic Peer Volunteer Coordinator to join a team working across West Lothian within our new community recovery service.

Change Grow Live provides a fully integrated recovery service across community based services and aims to provide high quality recovery asset based resource. Visible recovery is a key driver for the West Lothian service and this role underpins this ethos.

The post holder will coordinate the identification, recruitment, training and management of Volunteers, Service User Reps and Peer Mentors and ensure that service user involvement is fully embedded into all areas of service development and delivery. The post holder will contribute to the development and delivery of a recovery-oriented service across West Lothian.

This innovative role will also lead on our digital engagement offer by identifying opportunities for service users, families and significant others to communicate and receive brief interventions through forms of Social Media, Apps, Email, Skype/Face time and other forums.

The successful candidate will have passion for and experience of working with people with substance misuse issues, the ability to manage and supervise peer mentors/volunteers, experience of developing and delivering training or group work programmes, good leadership skills and the flexibility to work unsocial hours as required.

Candidates may be required to travel so a driving license and access to a vehicle is desirable.

In return for hard work, professionalism, dedication, and enthusiasm, we will offer excellent terms and conditions, a comprehensive career development plan and the support you will need to really make a difference to service users’ lives.

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.

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This vacancy has now closed

Support Worker - Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service

  • Full time
  • £17,543 – £19,024
  • Edinburgh
  • Closing 5th May 2019

Edinburgh and Midlothian Offender Recovery Service (EMORS) is a transformative service that brings together prison and community work to support individuals throughout the Criminal Justice System, supporting them to achieve drug, alcohol and crime free lives.

An exciting opportunity have arisen to join our EMORS team, supporting the high-quality delivery of recovery focused interventions to service users in the criminal justice system affected by drug and alcohol issues also the provision of through care support to individuals leaving prison and returning to Edinburgh and Midlothian. The service delivers interventions in custody areas, prison and community, on a one to one basis and in group work settings.

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 and experience of working within an outcomes-focused approach.

CGL 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.

The role of Recovery Support Worker is outlined by the Recovery Support Worker job description and person specification. Please make sure you refer to both sections of this document in completing your application.

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