Recovery from Addiction

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WORK COACH

FIXED TERM CONTRACT UNTIL 30.09.2021

FULL TIME:  37 HOURS PER WEEK (MONDAY TO FRIDAY)

SALARY:  £22,765 PER ANNUM

LOCATION:  NOTTINGHAM CITY

(TRAVEL WILL BE REQUIRED AROUND THE LOCAL AREA)

Would you like a chance to give something back to the local community? Do you want to make a difference to our organisation and the communities of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire? If you do then read on ………..

Double Impact is a registered charity supporting recovery and community integration for people who have experienced problematic drug or alcohol use.  We are currently working with Groundworks who are lead partner for the BIG Lottery’s Building Better Opportunities Fund, D2N2 LEP, Towards Work Strand. This exciting programme aims to combat the root causes of poverty, promote social inclusion, challenge long-term unemployment and empower socially excluded people.  This project is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund.

As a committed and motivated individual can you help us deliver the programme?

You will contribute to the overall success of the Building Better Opportunities Towards Work Programme within Nottinghamshire. You will work directly with unemployed and economically inactive participants by effectively delivering a holistic, personalised support service, which empowers participants with the self-belief, skills, motivation and confidence to enable them to progress into employment, self-employment or further training/education. The successful candidate will facilitate a range of Employability and Personal Development Interventions, via 1:1 and group based learning and development sessions. You will provide participants with comprehensive initial diagnostic assessments, plan and deliver their learning & development, evaluate and measure their progress and impart guidance, knowledge and mentoring. You will play a pivotal role in helping individuals to overcome their fears and barriers and to develop their employability skills.

The successful person will:

  • Ideally hold a recognised Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG) qualification (minimum of Level 3 or above) qualification
  • Previous experience of coaching, supporting and placing unemployed/ economically inactive people into employment, self-employment or FE/Training
  • Previous experience of effective case management of disadvantaged participants, including the delivery of 1:1’s, IAG, diagnostics, action planning, reviewing progress and implementing appropriate Employability & Jobsearch techniques
  • Ability to negotiate and agree ‘SMART’ objectives with participants, experienced in giving constructive feedback and able to positively transform negative behaviours
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Local Labour Market, Sector Skills Gaps, local Employment & Skills provision, Specialist Support Networks, and Education & Training providers

An application pack and full job description can be downloaded below.

If you would like an informal chat about the position please contact Lisa Emmerson on 07702252728.

Double Impact embraces diversity and takes a pro-active approach to equality in services and employment. Registered Charity No. 1139865

This post will remain open until the job is successfully filled.

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Recovery Connectors (Nottingham Recovery Network) (2 Posts)

Contract Type: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

Location: Nottingham City (Nottingham Recovery Network)

Hours: 13.5 hours per week

Salary: £17,460 pro rata per annum (£6,371 for 13.5 hours)

 

Double Impact is a registered charity and not for profit organisation, established in 1998. We believe that with the right support everybody can recover and that in recovery anything is possible.

We are seeking an individual who is in long-term Recovery and 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 team managers, team leaders, colleagues and peer mentors, 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 post will provide the opportunity to build, 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 the DI Mentoring Training, 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 Lisa Emmerson (HR Manager) on 07702252728.

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

Please return completed application forms to recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk or lisaemmerson@doubleimpact.org.uk stating clearly the role that you are applying for.

Closing Date: Monday, 2nd November 2020 (12 Noon)

Interview Date: Thursday 5th / Friday 6th November 2020

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