Careers At The Edge
Part time- Senior Recovery Co-ordinator 30 hours per week
(NJC point 25-28, £23,111-£25,463 pro-rata)
We are seeking to recruit a ‘Senior Recovery Coordinator’ to join The Edge Café team, an exciting community resource in Cambridge City.
The Edge Café is the first recovery café in Cambridgeshire, an independent resource developed with, and for, the drug/alcohol recovery community and run as a social enterprise which needs to succeed commercially. The Edge Café provides a wide range of opportunities to help promote and sustain long term recovery including volunteering positions, paid employment, daily events and activities such as art/craft, peer support, meditation all run in a friendly and welcoming Café community environment.
The Recovery Coordinator post will be responsible for the day to day coordination of the ‘recovery element’ of the project which will include overseeing the volunteer structure, building and responding to the needs of the recovery community through the provision of activities and mutual support, utilising engagement opportunities with partner agencies and the local community and managing the social media/communication strategy. The post holder will also have line management responsibility for the current recovery coordinator post (10 hours per week).
We are seeking a candidate with excellent communication and interpersonal skills who takes a proactive and enthusiastic approach to work. The candidate will need a good understanding of addiction and be highly sympathetic to the needs of the recovery community. Balancing the needs of the recovery community to remain at the heart of the project whilst enabling the commercial success of the enterprise to flourish. You will develop a strong network both within The Edge café and with supporters, businesses, neighbours and funders.
Closing date for applications:
Midday, Thursday 3rd January 2019
Thursday (pm), 10th January 2019
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Please email completed applications to email@example.com
Any queries can be directed to the recovery coordinator at the café
Telephone 07848 871323, or email Lisa at firstname.lastname@example.org