Employment and Recovery Coach (South Oxfordshire)

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Salary band £21,426 to £24,799 per annum, pro rata 35 hours per week/Permanent

Are you someone with outstanding interpersonal skills and an ability to establish rapport with a wide range of people?  Have you worked with people who experience challenges in their mental health?  Can you demonstrate a good understanding of the principles and practice of supporting people into employment?

Restore are recruiting to the post of Employment and Recovery Coach, based in south Oxfordshire!

As a coach, you will deliver an employment-focused service both in Recovery Groups and to clients referred to you by other mental health services.  You will be based in Restore Recovery Group sites as well as liaising with other services in the local community.

Within the Recovery Groups, Employment Coaches provide employment and training support. The role focuses on the challenges and opportunities that people attending our services face in taking up mainstream employment, and work directly to address these. You will provide support and information to staff regarding vocational and learning support that they can offer members in the course of their work.

Working also with other agencies, such as Job Centres, your focus will be to engage and support clients with mental health problems into employment, based on the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model, alongside your recovery coaching. You will be directly supporting people with mental health problems to engage in employment and meaningful activity.

Please click here to download the details on how to apply

If you are interested in this role click here to view the job description & person specification as well as submitting your 2 page A4 (maximum) letter demonstrating how you meet the person specification requirements of this job and a copy of your CV if you wish to apply.

Please remove your name, date of birth and any contact information from your CV and supply this on a separate piece of paper.

Please send applications to jobs@restore.org.uk

The closing date for applications is Sunday 22nd  September (midnight).

Interviews for this post will be held on Wednesday 9th October.