Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life?
At SHP (Single Homeless Project), you’ll be part of one of London’s leading homelessness prevention charities, a dynamic and growing organisation changing 8,000 lives every year across London - from supporting people in crisis to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment.
SHP was founded by a group of homeless people in the mid-1970s and more than 40 years on, we still try to look at the world through our clients’ eyes, putting their needs and viewpoints at the centre of everything we do. Above all, we believe that, no matter what challenges they face, everyone we work with has the capacity to take control of their lives and shape their own futures.
An exciting new role has opened up in the Camden Recovery Service, leading on the delivery of Camden substance user service user involvement. This opportunity involves both caseload and volunteer supervision, along with coordination of service user involvement across Camden's drug and alcohol integrated services.
We are currently recruiting for a Recovery Coordinator to join our Camden Recovery Service. Working within a high performing team, this role will focus specifically on the delivery of service user involvement for those accessing substance use services in the borough.
The Camden Recovery Service support people moving on from treatment for substance misuse. The focus of the service is to support clients to move forward with their recovery, with a focus on accessing education, training and employment. This is done through one-to-one goal-focused support sessions, a structured day programme, and a variety of other workshops and groups.
The post-holder would hold a caseload of up to 15 clients and/or volunteers. A significant part of the role will involve taking the lead in the coordination and delivery of recruitment, training and support of service user volunteers along with the support of other members of the team.
• Would you be excited about supporting our clients into ETE opportunities?
• Are you confident in leading a group?
• Are you passionate supporting people into opportunities such as volunteering and work?
• Our clients are in recovery from drug and alcohol issues. Do you have the empathy and capability to support our clients into positive outcomes?
If the answer is yes, we would love to hear from you. Come and join our energetic, proactive and passionate team!
For further information please see attached job profile.
Closing date for applications: Monday 27th May 2019 (midnight)
Interviews to be held on: Wednesday 5th June 2019
SHP is IIP accredited and an equal opportunities employer. Our attractive benefits package includes: