Recovery Coordinator - Forward Leeds

£17,402 - £24,271
05 June 2020 12 Noon

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Forward Leeds is the 2nd biggest Drug & Alcohol Service in the country and is made up of several key partners including Humankind, enabling the development of a peer-led, recovery community. We provide a safe environment in which people can develop their life skills, and confidence to achieve and maintain recovery. By abstaining from their substance misuse, individuals can successfully re-integrate into society, and become active, contributing citizens. 

Humankind are an established provider of substance misuse, health, young people and families, employment training and education and housing services. This is an exciting time to be joining Humankind. In the last 3 years we have doubled in size, growing in reputation and delivering key services across the country.

We are currently recruiting for a Recovery Coordinator to join our team at Forward Leeds Kirkgate Hub, this role may include occasional cover within our Primary Care Enhanced Service at York Street Health Practice.

As directed by the Area Manager, the Recovery Coordinator will be an integral member of the dynamic multi agency team developing and delivering comprehensive and tailored individual interventions that will include delivery of a full range of structured, psychosocial, and clinical support. The post calls for close co-operation with other professionals such as GP’s, practice nurses and pharmacists and may involve delivering support from Host clinics/GP practices

The closing date for completed applications is noon on the Friday 5th June 2020. 

Application packs are also available via email at or by contacting our recruitment line on 01325 731160 quoting reference 20/LDA/15. 


Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.

What we offer you?

We offer benefits including

  • Up to 32 days Annual Leave per year (pro rata)
  • Optional Annual Leave purchase scheme
  • Competitive company pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Life Assurance Scheme
  • Discounts on high street shops and brands including several leading high street brands, retailers and travel suppliers.
  • Eye Care Vouchers – Free eye tests & discounts for VDU users
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional Learning & Development Opportunities