Recovery from Addiction

Independence & Wellbeing

Recovery Connector (Lincoln)

Contract Type:  Fixed Term for 12 Months

Location:  Lincoln (travel required at request to delivery sites within Lincolnshire)

Hours:  15.5 hours (days TBA) plus 2nd Wednesday of every month for training in Lincoln

Salary:  £17,460 pro rata (pro rata for 15.5 hours: £7,314 per annum

The Double Impact Academy Lincolnshire provides a progression pathway, where students are offered, through a personal development plan a range of accredited level 1 and 2 progression qualifications. The Academy also provides opportunities for people to get involved in mutual aid activities and we can also signpost and connect people to opportunities and activities taking place in the local community .We believe that everyone can recover and that in recovery anything is possible.

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.

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

 Application is by application form only which can be downloaded below along with a full description and person specification.

Please return completed application forms to stating clearly the role that you are applying for.

If you wish to return your application by post, the application should be marked for the attention of Lisa Emmerson and returned to: Double Impact Services, 22-24 Friar Lane, Nottingham, NG1 6DQ

Closing Date: 24th February 2020 (12 Noon)

Interview Date: 27th February 2020 (Interviews will be held in Lincoln)

Recovery Connector Job Description (Lincoln)

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Application Form (PDF Version)

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