Recovery Coach | Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Job details
Posting date: 17 September 2019
Salary: Not specified
Additional salary information: £21,089 - £23,761 per annum
Hours: Full time
Closing date: 17 October 2019
Location: Kendal, LA9 4LT
Company: Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Job type: Permanent
Job reference: 1973461/437-1973461

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UNITY are seeking to recruit a full time Band 4 Recovery Coach to join the South Cumbria team. The post is based in Kendal but will involve travel to Barrow-in-Furness during the working week and the surrounding areas based on service need.

Unity offers inspirational care and supported recovery for people living with substance misuse problems across Cumbria. From those showing early signs of substance dependence to those who have lived with addiction for years. We are passionate about people and we aim to provide the best and safest care to our service users and support our staff.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic individual at Band 4 level to make a difference to the lives of those people experiencing substance misuse problems.

You will carry out a range of duties to support service users towards their own recovery, carrying out assessments, organising and running group work programmes, and general support with running of the service. Signposting/ support to access other agencies including Mutual Aid and Recovery Networks
Preparation for detoxification/ post-detoxification.

The post holder will have experience of working with clients in a health or social care setting (including working with vulnerable/socially excluded individuals or groups) along with high positive regard for people who experience problems with substance use and a long term commitment to promoting and assisting service users in their recovery are among the essential qualities we are looking for in the successful candidate for this post. The right candidate would be expected to make good use of opportunities for training, supervision and reflective practice.

This position is for 37.5 hours per week and may require some weekend and evening work.

The Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from people who have experienced mental health problems.

Please ensure you have carefully read the job description and person specification for his post and that your supporting information reflects this, as your application will be judged against these criteria.

Please note that this vacancy may be closed early if sufficient applications have been received.

This advert closes on Tuesday 1 Oct 2019

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