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East Sussex Recovery Alliance (ESRA) – Community Development worker (CDW)

East Sussex Recovery Alliance is a peer led recovery project working with those in recovery from substance misuse and their families.
An exciting opportunity has arisen to develop East Sussex Recovery Alliance in the west of the county. This post will be based in Eastbourne but the applicant would need to be able to travel across East Sussex. 
We are looking for someone with knowledge of partnership work and ideally recovery communities and who can work using their own  initiative .  The CDW will promote ESRA and the recovery hubs in Hastings and Eastbourne. CDW will work in partnership with other mutual aid providers and organisations that could signpost clients to the hubs. 
The CDW will ensure that mutual aid programmes and groups are delivered within the hub and other community venues in East Sussex.  The CDW would identify gaps in services working closely with clients to ensure that everyone is supported in their own recovery journey. The CDW will build links with advice services around benefits and housing education and /or business providers to offer training and work opportunities. They will engage with family and carers to develop services for this group in conjunction with other organisations.
HVA are recruiting for this post on behalf of ESRA.  This is a part-time post, 30 hours a week , days to be negotiated. The contract will be subject to a probationary period and initially for 12 months with a possibility of extension depending on funding.
Salary:  NJC pay scale point 29 (@ April 2018  £26,470 per annum £21,403 pro rata) + match pension contribution up to 7%.
Closing Date for applications: 5pm on Monday 16th April 2018.  Interview date: Tues 24th, Wed 25th or Thurs 26th April 2018 - TBC
For more information please call Jacqui Skilton or Ali Bisset on 01424  435318 or email Jacqui@esrauk.org or Alison@esrauk.org  
For an application form please contact Pat Weaver at HVA 01424 444010 pat@hvauk.org

Hours: 
part-time, 30 hours per week
Organisation: 
East Sussex Recovery Alliance (ESRA)
Location: 
Hastings
Contact name: 
Pat Weaver
Contact email: 
Deadline: 
Monday, April 16, 2018

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