Recovery Support Volunteer

We currently have a rewarding opportunity to join the Engage and Reconnect Team as a Recovery Support Volunteer to assist our teams in the delivery of high quality, responsive recovery focused interventions.
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly, Fortnightly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

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Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

- Carry out comprehensive assessments, triage, risk assessments, risk management plans and to contribute ti the development of individual community recovery plans.
- Working as part of the Recovery Support team to support service users with actions to achieve goals on their personalised recovery plans.
- To assist and co-facilitate with the recovery support group work programme.
- Provide telephone recovery check-ups to a small caseload of low risk service users, coordinating their treatment options.

Skill and Qualifications Required:

- Understanding of drug and alcohol issues.
- Excellent communication skills.
- IT literacy, including Microsoft packages
- Ability to maintain and act within professional boundaries.

Areas of Interest: Addiction, Health and safety, Health and wellbeing, IT, Mental Health, Social care, Social Welfare
Opportunity suitable for: Employee Volunteers, Indoor, Long term commitment, Outdoor, People seeking work, People with restricted mobility, Short term commitment, University students
What activities will the volunteer do? Administration, IT, Mentoring, Reception, Support Work
Skills gained in this role: IT, Listening, Organising, Talking to others, Teamwork
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Accessible toilets

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Change, Grow, Live
Organisation Profile: We are a charity that supports people to change their lives for the better.