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Team Leader - South West Edinburgh Recovery Service

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

  • Advertised from 28th March 2019
  • 37.5 hours per week
  • CGL3220


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: call the office on 0131 557 5273.

Application notes

Closing date for the post: 21st April 2019

Interview Dates: week beginning 29th April 2019

To apply for this position, please download and complete the form on our website:

Completed applications should be sent to Please note we do not accept CV’s.