Open Road Visions

Service User Satisfaction Survey

We currently reviewing our service user strategy and as part of this review, we would like to gather feedback from those who use our services to help to improve and shape our services.

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

Criminal Justice Recovery Worker

Criminal Justice Recovery Worker Covering Colchester & Clacton Salary - £23,000 (Full time) Summary Criminal Justice Recovery Workers will be part of the All Age Recovery Service (AARCS) team working specifically with clients involved with the criminal justice...

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 (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.