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Recovery Coordinator

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
£28,407 to £34,581 per annum
Closing date
4 May 2024

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Other Health Profession
Band 5
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Achieve BBST, an integrated drug & alcohol service, specifically with the team based in Bolton, Working alongside our partner agencies Big Life, Great Places, Early Break, Thomas and Intuitive Recovery Services.

The team and our partners bring a passionate belief that recovery can be self-defined.

We are looking to invite people who share our passion, commitment, and enthusiasm for personalised care and recovery to apply for the position of Recovery Coordinator.

The post holder will be committed to assisting others to make positive and empowering changes to their lives and working with the Multi-Disciplinary Team they will work with service users to initiate and assist in sustaining recovery from drug and/or alcohol dependence and building recovery capital.

The successful applicant will work within a team of fellow professionals and carry a caseload of service users with complex and diverse needs.

They will be required to work flexibly to meet the changing needs of our services users and be committed to creating an inclusive environment, which allows our staff and service users to flourish.

Achieve Bolton are committed to ensuring the safeguarding and wellbeing of children and vulnerable adults, and all applicants will be required to demonstrate understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.

Main duties of the job

To offer advice, information, advocacy and support to substance misusers accessing or seeking to access the service, and to provide a range of interventions dependent on the needs of the service and the service user.

To case manage identified service users with substance misuse problems, keeping them fully informed of the range of services and support available to them and the choices they have. Ensuring that are involved in developing realistic recovery plans and facilitating access to psychosocial interventions and support both within and external to the service.

About us

Greater Manchester Mental Health (GMMH) Foundation Trust employs over6,400members of staff, who deliver services from more than160locations.

We provide inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bolton, the city of Manchester, Salford,Trafford and the borough of Wigan, and a wide range of specialist mental health and substance misuse services across Greater Manchester, the north west of England and beyond.

Greater Manchester is one of the world's most innovative, original and exciting places to live and work. From the beauty of the surrounding countryside to the heart of the vibrant inner city with great shopping, entertainment and dining options.

Wherever you go you will experience a great northern welcome with people famed for their warmth, humour and generosity.

Our people enjoy their work, have opportunities to learn and develop their skills and are encouraged to generate new ideas that improve care for our service users.

Job description

Job responsibilities

Staff benefits
  • Pay Enhancements 30% additional for Evenings (8pm onwards) and Saturdays and 60% additional for Sundays and Bank holidays.
  • 27 days annual leave plus bank holidays rising to 29 after 5 years and 33 days after 10 years
  • Excellent pension
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Salary sacrifice car scheme
  • Wellbeing programme
  • Blue Light Card Discounts

Person Specification



  • Experience working within substance misuse or social care community setting


  • Experience of working within community substance misuse services.



  • To have a positive regard for substance misusers and to understand the importance of working in partnership with them and other services to encourage independence


  • Effective and coherent oral and written communication skills

Employer details

Employer name

Greater Manchester Mental Health NHSFT


Beacon House

69-73 Manchester Rd



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