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Team Leader

Job Title: Team Leader
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Blyth
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: NR016
Job Published: February 10, 2020 10:41

Job Description

Location: Blyth, Northumberland
Status: Full Time
Hours Per Week: 37 hours per week (Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm & Friday 9am – 4.30pm) Fixed Term until September 2020
Salary: £27,874 per annum
Closing Date: 1st March 2020
Interview Date: TBC
NR016 – Team Leader

Blyth, Northumberland

£27,874 per annum

37 hours per week (Monday – Thursday 9am – 5pm & Friday 9am – 4.30pm) Fixed Term until September 2020

Closing Date – 1st March 2020                 Interview Date – TBC

About you

Do you have experience of working closely with external agencies including drug and alcohol services and more general universal services? Do you have personal experience of drug and alcohol treatment services? Do you have experience of operational management and supervising staff?

Do you have the ability to motivate and support positive change with the client group? Do you have the ability to use basic Microsoft Office packages and produce reports when needed? Do you have knowledge of recovery and abstinence based options for substance misusing clients?

Do you have commitment to detail, ensuring all work is accurate, concise and understandable? Do you have commitment to the values of Changing Lives? Do you have willingness to work in cooperation with team members and to work flexibly within the role?

If so, the Team Leader role may be the role for you.

About us


Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.

About the job

To operationally manage The Recovery Centre on a daily basis coordinating recovery focused work.  Working with partners to ensure that clients have access to the service.  Promoting recovery from addiction as a realistic goal with the client group.



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We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.