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Recovery Project Local Coordinator

Band 5

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Band 5
37.5 hours per week
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The Recovery College Building, G Block, Bury St Edmunds
Bury St Edmunds
£22,128 to £28,746 gross per annum
25/02/2018 23:59

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust provides child and adult mental health services, alcohol treatment, learning disability, wellbeing and eating disorder services across Norfolk and Suffolk.

We are committed to delivering quality driven mental health services. Every individual makes a valuable contribution. We are proud of our staff who have been commended for the care they provide. Do you value working positively, respectfully and together? If so, we’d love you to join us!

Please follow this link to find out more in our Employee Handbook

Employee Handbook

Please read the job description/person specification carefully and ensure your application reflects the knowledge, skills and experience needed.

It is important that you complete a formal application form as CV’s alone will not be accepted.

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The Recovery Project is looking to recruit a recovery focused, compassionate, and self motivated individual to work in this innovative environment.

You will be based at The Recovery College Building, G Block, Bury St Edmunds.

The successful applicant will work within the West Suffolk spoke of the Recovery College co-producing, co-delivering and coordinating a wide and varied curriculum.


Our Recovery College has received great feedback:

"I think I have some tools now and do not feel hopeless"

"I really enjoyed it and feel more positive about the future"

"happy I made my first steps in recovery"


We would also encourage your application if you have a level 3 teaching qualification and are keen to develop professionally. If you meet these criteria you will be expected to complete a level 4 teaching qualification within the first 6 months of joining NSFT and we will support you both financially and flexibly.

During this period of development you will be appointed and paid as a band 4 until you have successfully completed your training, at which point you will be move to and be paid as a band 5 member of staff.

If you want to be part of a team that is constantly developing and striving for the best please apply for this exciting opportunity.

Please note; i) the post is open to job share. ii) the interview date is provisional and could be subject to change

*Interview date - to be confirmed


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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

For further details / informal visits contact:

Justine Brown 01603 421542

If you have problems applying, contact

01603 421222