£22,251 per annum

Closing date

20 July 2017

Ref: 54662

Number of hours: 40.00 Per Week

Nacro is a social justice charity. It helps vulnerable people to change their lives and to reach their full potential by addressing social exclusion, inequality of opportunity and deprivation. We design and deliver services that equip people with the skills, advice, attitude and support they need to move their lives on and to become part of their community. Our services cover education, housing, substance misuse treatment and the prevention of reoffending.

An opportunity has arisen for a Group Work Co-ordinator to work in Wolverhampton at Recovery Near you.

Duties & Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
•    Research and write group work programmes
•    Deliver training to staff or volunteer
•    Peer Support – enable them to facilitate running the group in the community
•    Deliver Substance misuse training to partner agency to promote the Recovery Near You profile
•    Deliver group work to service users as part of their treatment and Recovery Plan.
•    Design and implement recovery support groups.
•    Ensure all activities are carried out in a safe environment at all times.
•    To attend committees and meetings as required

The successful candidate should have:
•    Level 3 award in education and training or a willingness for work towards obtaining this
•    Experience of writing and delivering training/group work
•    Excellent IT Skills
•    Knowledge around other substance misuse service and what is currently on offer in other areas.
•    Up to date with latest treatment groups and mutual aid.

DBS check required.
A driving licence and access to your own vehicle is desirable but not essential.

Benefits offered
28 days a year annual leave with the ability to accrue 1 day of additional holiday for every year of service up to 5 years plus bank holidays; pro rata for part-time employees
Pension scheme
Season ticket loan
Working 35 hours per week, plus paid lunch break (40 hours in total); pro rata for part-time employees
As a committed Investor In People (IIP), continued professional development is central to our people and performance management activities. Our employees receive regular support with Personal Development Planning and have access to training and professional development opportunities.

Our Vision, Mission & Values
Our vision is a society in which communities are crime free, and people feel safe and supported to reach their aspirations. Our mission is to positively change lives, strengthen communities, enhance social inclusion, reduce crime and prevent offending behaviour. Our values are to be courageous, inspiring, reliable and focused on outcomes. We adhere to them across our services, which include education, housing, substance misuse treatment, the prevention of reoffending, and in our work to influence policy.


Please download the job description and person specification from the links below.

Job description

Person specification

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