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Community Asset Coach

Job Title: Community Asset Coach
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Northallerton
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: HY026
Job Published: February 21, 2020 12:52

Job Description

HY026 - Community Asset Coach
Recovery and Mentoring Team – Northallerton
37 hours per week – Monday – Friday including one late night 12-8pm 
£19,908 per annum
Closing Date – 01st March 2020 Interview Date - TBC
About you
Do you hold an NVQ level 3 in Health and Social Care? Do you have experience of working with vulnerable people? Do you have experience of communicating and engaging with a broad range of people? 
Are you experienced working with external agencies in order to develop and influence change? Are you experienced in delivering therapeutic interventions, Motivational Interviewing? Do you have knowledge of safeguarding procedures, adult and child protection? Are you confident to approach people in a variety of environments and talk to them about recovery?
If so, the role of Community Asset Coach may be the role for you. 
About us
Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK. 
We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse. 
We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives. 
About the job
To provide one to one support to individuals referred into the Recovery and Mentoring team of North Yorkshire Horizons in North Allerton. 
Broker opportunities for them based on their strengths, passions and interests and promote access to positive peer support networks to support individuals to transition from treatment services to independent recovery.
Facilitating, developing and sustaining recovery communities including abstinent based support.
Providing continuing opportunities for services users to become peer mentors and develop their own recovery capital by supporting others. This will include training, supervision and support.
To work within an asset based community development model and mobilise community assets to support long term and sustainable recovery for service users. To actively challenge stigma via education such as community development and working with employers.
Apply for the job
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We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities.  

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