Recovery from Addiction

Independence & Wellbeing

Recovery Connector

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 12 Months
Location: Lincoln (Lincolnshire Academy)
Hours: 15.5 hours Mondays & Fridays plus 1 x Wednesday every month for training
Salary: £16,984 pro rata (pro rata for 15.5 hours: £7,115 per annum)

We are seeking an individual who is in long-term Recovery and who is passionate about supporting others to achieve abstinence and sustainable change for the future.

As a Double Impact Recovery Connector, you will understand the road to successful long term recovery from drug or alcohol misuse and the challenges faced in the journey to get you there. You will understand because you will have been through it yourself, visible proof that with the right support and help, sustained long term recovery is possible.

You will work closely with the Lincolnshire Academy and partners in supporting service users to take the recovery journey, building their recovery capital and helping them to navigate their treatment journeys, with the aim that service users are enabled to successfully complete treatment and sustain long term recovery.

You will help us to build a culture of individual aspiration, spreading the messages amongst service users that recovery is worth aspiring to, motivating others starting on their journey by seeing the progress made by their peers.

The Recovery Connector posts will provide the opportunity to build and develop skills and knowledge of working in the substance misuse field, while actively championing recovery, using your own skills and experiences to bring added value to the role.

Candidates will have ideally completed or be on the road to completing a Level 2 Mentoring qualification, be reliable and have basic IT Skills and familiarity with basic IT packages.

The successful candidate will uphold the values of Double Impact at all times, championing recovery and possibility thinking – a true motivator to other service users.

To apply for this position, please read the Privacy Notice, Disclosure Information Policy, and the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders policy before filling out in full and returning the Application Form to recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk, stating clearly the role you are applying for. Alternatively, you can post your completed application pack marked for the attention of Lisa Emmerson to: Double Impact Services, 24 Friar Lane, Nottingham, NG1 6DQ.

If you would like to discuss this position in further detail please contact Steve Youdell on 07921 873 836.

Closing Date: 18th July 2018 (12 Noon)

Recovery Connector (Teaching Assistant)

Contract Type: Fixed Term for 12 Months
Location: Lincoln
Hours: 15.5 hours Tuesdays & Thursdays plus 1 x Wednesday every month for training
Salary: £16,984 pro rata (pro rata for 15.5 hours: £7115 per annum)

We are seeking an individual who is in long-term Recovery and who is passionate about supporting others to achieve abstinence and sustainable change for the future.

The Recovery Connector/Teaching & Learning Assistant post will provide the opportunity to build and develop skills and knowledge of working in the substance misuse field and the teaching and learning field, while actively championing recovery and learning, using your own skills and experiences to bring added value to the role.

You will understand the road to successful long term recovery from drug or alcohol misuse and the challenges faced in the journey to get you there. You will understand because you will have been through it yourself, visible proof that with the right support and help, sustained long term recovery is possible.

You will also support service users to navigate their treatment journeys, with the aim that service users are enabled to successfully complete treatment and sustain long term recovery. You will help us to build a culture of individual aspiration, spreading the messages amongst service users that recovery is worth aspiring to, motivating others starting on their journey by seeing the progress made by their peers.

Candidates will have ideally completed or be on the road to completing a Level 2 Mentoring qualification, be reliable and have skills in the areas identified. The successful candidate will uphold the values of Double Impact at all times, championing recovery and possibility thinking – a true motivator to other service users.

To apply for this position, please read the Privacy Notice, Disclosure Information Policy, and the Recruitment of Ex-Offenders policy before filling out in full and returning the Application Form to recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk, stating clearly the role you are applying for. Alternatively, you can post your completed application pack marked for the attention of Lisa Emmerson to: Double Impact Services, 24 Friar Lane, Nottingham, NG1 6DQ.

If you would like to discuss this position in further detail please contact Steve Youdell on 07921 873 836.

Closing Date: 18th July 2018 (12 Noon)

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