Open Road Visions

Alastair Campbell Attends Open Road’s Anniversary Celebration At Chelmsford Cathedral

As part of our 30th anniversary year, on Thursday 17th November, we hosted Alastair Campbell as the guest speaker at our celebration and thanksgiving at Chelmsford Cathedral.

New Perinatal Clinic Supports Colchester Clients

Open Road Recovery Worker, Scarlett Doherty tells us about an Essex STaRs health initiative, based at our Open Road Colchester centre and how it supports pregnant clients.

LGBTQ+ Outreach Project

We are conducting this pilot project to establish the local unmet need for a service to support people from the LGBTQ+ community, who may be struggling with substance misuse and mental health issues.

Our mission is to empower a diverse range of individuals, families and communities to lead healthy and more meaningful lives, free from addiction, offending behaviour and disadvantage, to ensure healthier, happier lifestyles

Self Referral

Open Road now offers an online self referral option. Simply fill out the form and someone will get back to you within two working days to complete an initial assessment.

Self referral paperwork on desk
Open Road’s Steve present with national award for social change

Open Road’s Steve scoops national award for social change

Open Road’s Criminal Justice & Welfare Area Manager Steve Wood has won the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Social Change Awards 2020.

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Open Road’s Criminal Justice & Welfare Area Manager Steve Wood has won the Outstanding Contribution Award at the Social Change Awards 2020.

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Our Impact

33,500
People Supported by Open Road in 5 years
30
The number of years Open Road has been operating
85%
Percentage of clients who successfully complete treatment through Open Road

Volunteer opportunity

Appropriate Adult Service

Appropriate Adult Service

The Essex Appropriate Adult Service operates at Essex Police custody suites in police stations across Essex, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Vacancies

Recovery Worker, Vange

As the Recovery Worker you will be responsible for care co-ordination of all clients entering the service and engaging in treatment. You will also be responsible for the development of recovery plans for individual clients, and for liaising with other service providers relevant to the individual’s needs.  This role may include supporting the service as an Outreach in the future, so the ability to drive and access to a car is a requirement.

Recovery Worker, Chelmsford

The Recovery Worker will be part of the Integrated Recovery Service Team. Working with clients, the Recovery Worker will initiate recovery, utilising clients’ individual recovery capital, and support reintegration and sustained long term recovery from substance misuse.

Recovery Worker (Substance Misuse), Harlow

As the Recovery Worker you will be responsible for care co-ordination of all clients entering the service and engaging in treatment. You will also be responsible for the development of recovery plans for individual clients, and for liaising with other service providers relevant to the individual’s needs. This role may include supporting the service as an Outreach in the future, so the ability to drive and access to a car is a requirement.