Community Engagement Team Leader, Reading – closing date 17 November 2019

Change Grow Live is a successful health and social care charity working with individuals, families and communities across England and Wales that are affected by drugs, alcohol, crime, homelessness, domestic abuse, and antisocial behaviour. We engage service users with drug and alcohol issues to promote and facilitate positive recovery outcomes. The successful candidate must have an awareness of substance misuse issues; have professional interpersonal skills and a positive approach to facilitating recovery for all our service users.

Duties will include operational line management of a team of staff which includes supervision, appraisal, performance and sickness management.  Management of the staff rota, conducting flash meetings. Working to safeguard service users, children and families who are at risk. Promote quality interventions and a mentoring approach to leading the team.

If you would like to be part of a successful organisation delivering high quality services to those using substances and alcohol then we look forward to receiving your application.

Change Grow Live are committed to ensuring the safeguarding and wellbeing of children and vulnerable adults, and all applicants will be required to demonstrate understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.

Change Grow Live are committed to creating an inclusive environment, which celebrates difference and allows our staff and service users to flourish.  We recruit the very best staff from a wide range of backgrounds, ensuring service users benefit from our diverse skills and expertise. We always work to the principles of fairness and equality of opportunity in all our recruitment processes.

We also expect an assertive approach to ensuring the safety and well-being of all children, young people and adults, and applicants to these posts will need to demonstrate an understanding of and commitment to best safeguarding practice.

Further information
  • The successful candidate will be subject to a Criminal Records Bureau check at enhanced level.
  • Please note, if you have not heard from us within three weeks of the closing date, your application has not been shortlisted on this occasion.
  • Please contact Kate Stockdale 07741 077 968 for more information.
Contract type
Full time
Greater Reading
£28,818.50 - £30,539.22 per annum
How to apply

Download and fill out the application form, save it using your full name as the filename, then email to

Open for applications from
6 November 2019
Closing date for applications
17 November 2019
Will my application be acknowledged?
We regret that we will only be able to acknowledge applications from shortlisted candidates