Recovery Coordinator Apprenticeship (Level 2 Healthcare support worker) - Intermediate (Level 2)

Change, Grow, Live (Employer)

Lifetime Training Group (Training Provider)

Weekly wage £155.65
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, times TBC.
65 weeks (duration)
7 January 2021(start date)
Healthcare support worker (apprenticeship standard)
17 December 2020 (application closing date)
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Job Description

Do you want to work for a caring organisation that believes in people? Do you want to make a difference? We are looking for someone that is eager to gain more responsibility throughout this apprenticeship. You will be supported throughout to achieve a qualification in health and social care, with protected learning time and on the job experience.


As a Recovery Coordinator Apprentice with Change Grow Live, you'll work with people who use our services, helping them get to where they want to be.

You will be supporting the opiate team in engaging people who have substance misuse problems and providing them with advice, support and recovery focused interventions to support their recovery and primary health care needs.

To enable you to do this, we will provide a full apprentice programme, designed to provide you will the skills and knowledge to continue a career within the health and social care sector.

Working with a team of experienced recovery coordinators, you will support assessing individuals who require the support of our service. You will develop skills in risk assessment, multi-agency working, service user planning and care coordination.

Main purpose of the role:

  • To work within the learning environment at CGL to gain experience in order to develop the skills and knowledge which will assist you to complete your qualification and progress in your career in the health and social care field in the future
  • You will work as an integral part of the multi-disciplinary team at the service named above, to support delivery of high-quality provision by:
  1. Supporting service users from point of entry into the service and through their treatment/recovery journey.
  2. With training, provide screening, assessment, psychosocial interventions, recovery planning and onward referral.
  3. Learn about and support reducing drug and alcohol related harm to service users and the wider community.
  4. Helping to promote carer, service user and community involvement.
  5. Supporting advocacy for service users to be able to access partnership services.
  6. Working with service users to support social (re)integration, enabling them to lead meaningful and purposeful lives: promoting recovery, resilience, peer support and self-determination.

The right candidate will be working across two CGL sites (Widnes and Runcorn).

Future Prospects

Ongoing training & development!

Reality Check

The key dates are to be used as a guide only. Should the right candidate be found, this vacancy may close early. The current National Minimum Wage for an apprentice is £4.15 an hour. This rate applies to apprentices under 19 and those aged 19 or over who are in their first year. Apprentices must be paid at least the minimum wage rate for their age if they are aged 19 or over and have completed their first year. The minimum wage rates are £6.45 an hour for 18-20-year old's, £8.20 for anyone aged 21 to 24 and £8.72 for those over 25. Apprentices are paid for their normal working hours and training that's part of their apprenticeship (usually one day per week). These rates apply from 1st April 2020.

Skills Required

  • Good organisation
  • Strong communication skills

Qualities Required

  • Motivated
  • Passionate
  • Enthusiastic about gaining the relevant experience, skills and qualifications to begin their career within substance misuse and health and social care
  • Ability to prioritise and work independently as well as contribute effectively to the team requirements

Qualifications Required

No qualifications needed.

Training Provided

  • Healthcare Support Worker L2
  • Functional skills in maths, English & IT
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