RIOT (Recovery Is Out There) Co-ordinator

How would you like to join our team and have not just a ‘job’ but a career built with the knowledge that you are making a positive difference to people with alcohol and substance misuse addiction by developing and supporting them to achieve their dreams, outcomes and aspirations?

We are looking for a unique person who can lead and co-ordinate our Recovery Champions and Volunteers to ensure visible, contagious recovery from substance misuse at BAC O’Connor Centre and across Staffordshire.

Your main responsibilities will be to:

• Contribute to the supervision and development of Recovery Champions and Volunteers.

• Develop a schedule of activity for beneficiaries, covering programmes and events for the Recovery Academy.

• Provide inspiration and act as a role model for volunteers in recovery.

• Be able to generate original ideas and think creatively about how to communicate them effectively.

• Have excellent presentation and communication skills with strong diplomatic skills.

• Ability to solicit and gain the support of partners that can help RIOT to progress.

• Ability to coach, provide constructive feedback and manage the performance of volunteer

• In order to be successful you will:

• Have the ability to establish a good relationship with people

• Develop productive relationships with clients and communicate issues to staff where necessary.

• An understanding of addiction treatment

• Be reliable and committed to working to BAC values and mission statement

• Be able to work with minimal supervision

Based in Burton-on-Trent, Staffordshire

40 hours per week with paid breaks

Salary £19,760 pa

20 days annual leave rising to 25 days with relevant service plus bank holidays plus two discretionary days

The BAC O’Connor Centre is an award-winning organisation which offers support to individuals with drug and alcohol problems in a range of settings including detoxification and residential rehabilitation, recovery housing, social enterprises and community based therapeutic services.

We are one of the top performing abstinence based residential drug and alcohol abuse rehabilitation centres in the UK and we have this exciting opportunity to support you to grow your experience in a health and social care setting and develop your knowledge in the field of substance misuse, addition and recovery.

In our recent staff survey, 100% per cent of the staff either agreed or strongly agreed that:

• They understood their role and how it fits into the overall work of the BAC O’Connor Centre;

• Felt highly motivated, knew right from wrong and felt proud about what they do and

• Understood how their role met the BAC O’Connor’s aims objectives to help people get well.

Closing date: Friday, August 19, 2022.

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Covid 19 considerations: We have a risk assessment in place to ensure a Covid-19 secure workplace with weekly compliance checks and regular reviews of the risk assessment in line with Government guidelines.