AdfamAdfam is the national umbrella organisation for families affected by drugs and alcohol.

They wish to recruit a Family Service Development Co-ordinator to work across the Central Essex (Chelmsford, Braintree, Maldon and surroundings) region to

  • Deliver fortnightly public information sessions aimed at family members affected by someone else’s substance misuse
  • Support the training of family members to become Recovery Champions in existing family support organisations or peer support groups, and support the development of a Family Recovery Champions programme across Central Essex.
  • Work with local organisations providing family support or working with those with addiction to develop partnership working across the region, build capacity and identify gaps in provision for families.
  • To deliver community events in partnership with local services

Salary range    £21,000 pro rata

Hours              10 hours per week

Annual leave  25 days per annum pro rata

They are seeking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic individual who has great communication and interpersonal skills, with a can do attitude. This post would suit someone who can engage quickly and easily with a wide range of professional groups, volunteers and family members themselves. The person appointed will gain experience of working for a national charity at an exciting time in its growth and development.

The successful staff member will operate from a base located in Chelmsford

Closing date:  Monday 6th July at 5pm

Interviews will be held on Thursday 23rd July in Chelmsford.

Application packs can be downloaded from the website at Alternatively, please email  to request an electronic copy.

Applications can be accepted in hard copy to 25 Corsham St, London N1 6DR or via email to

For more information about Adfam, please visit website,

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