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Prison Recovery Coordinator

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

  • Advertised from 8th June 2021
  • Salary Scale: CGL points 23 to 28. 37.5 hours per week.
  • Permanent
  • 2021-4244


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.


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.

Application notes

Interview Date: 30/6/2021

Closing Date: 20/6/2021

For further information, and to apply, please visit our website:

If you have any questions or concerns on this opportunity that you would like to talk through, please contact us using the below details:

Paula McNee | | 07552249304

This post is subject to a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme check at an enhanced level.

We believe that having diverse people working as part of our team makes us the organisation that we are.

We actively encourage applications from people from all backgrounds to help us to provide the best possible experience for the people who use our services and to make Change Grow Live a great place to work. If you have any feedback on our recruitment processes (good or bad) we’d love to hear from you so that we can make sure they are fair and we attract and recruit the best, most diverse workforce possible.

The safety of vulnerable children, young people and adults is our absolute priority. We will support you in your role to make sure that you are equipped to support the safety of people who use our services and those around them, to the highest standard possible.