Job Title: Recovery Coach
Location: SIAS, 15 Larch Croft, Chelmsley Wood, B37 7UR
Salary: Salary circa £22,000 per annum
Accountable to: Project Co-Ordinator and Service Manager
Hours: 37.5 hrs week. 24 days holiday plus bank holidays.
MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:
- Being responsible for Service User’s needs and communicating these needs to other staff and professionals involved.
- To be confident and competent to deliver a robust structured program of recovery.
- Writing review reports and other reports as necessary
- Being involved in review meetings concerning Service Users.
- Being involved in setting up and implementing personal care plans for Service Users.
- To be involved in the selection, assessment, and admission of new Service Users with the service manager.
- To help new Service Users
- To be able to facilitate groups.
- Assist new peers and help to develop them.
- To aid service manager with management and recruitment of staff.
The focus of all interventions for service users will be:
- To support service users through the recovery process with a view to them maintaining long-term recovery.
- To support desistance from crime, freedom from dependence and active citizenship
- To inspire healthier lives and wellbeing
- To provide effective coaching identifying and encouraging areas of strength, skill and opportunity for staff and peer mentors.
- To use evidenced based interventions based on best practice guidelines.
- To coordinate peer mentors to provide support to service users.
- To contribute to the overall performance of the service to ensure that contractual output targets are achieved.
- To record and input client data and information in order that the service operates within contractual, administrative and financial requirements.
- To oversee support for recovery coaches and peers.
- Develop and maintain excellent working links/partnerships with referring agencies.
- Provide recovery checkups to service users and early re-intervention work to ensure recovery is sustained or the harmful consequences of relapse are minimised.
- To facilitate groups and one to one’s with service users to discuss relevant issues regarding their recovery.
- To signpost service users to relevant agencies to ensure a comprehensive, individual support package is being provided.
- Helping Service Users with skill development
- Listening to Service Users, including their feelings about any difficulties they may be having.
- Helping Service Users to make informed choices.
- Implementing personal care plans set out for Service Users.
- Communicating with other staff/peers about Service Users’ needs/activities.
GENERAL TERMS OF REFERENCE
- In carrying out the above duties the post holder will:
- Work across various sites across the region as required. Primarily at SIAS, The bridge, Chelmsley Wood
- Work flexibly within an agreed number of hours of work to maintain the most appropriate level of service provision including late night and weekend support and outreach.
- Seek to improve personal performance, contribution, knowledge and skills.
- Participate in appraisal, supervision and Learning & Development processes.
- Keep abreast of developments in services, legislation and practice relevant to the client group.
- Ensure the implementation of all Changes UK and policies.
- Contribute to maintaining safe systems of work and a safe environment.
- Undertake other duties appropriate to the grade of the post.
Special conditions of service
30 hours per week.
Role may require you to work occasional unsocial hours, on-call and some weekend duties.
Holiday entitlement: 24 days pro rata.
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