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Naloxone Peer Connector


Contract Type: Fixed Term for 12 Months
Location: Lincoln (travel at request)
Hours: 37 Hours per week (Full Time)
Salary: £18,575 per annum

This is a unique Double Impact / We Are With You (WAWY) partnership post.

Based within the WAWY treatment service and in partnership with Double Impact Recovery Service, this new post will raise the awareness, benefits and take up of Naloxone to the drug using communities of Lincoln.

You will work alongside our Community Engagement Coordinator to raise awareness of the service and achieve the outcomes for this new pilot scheme. The role will also be tasked with the recruitment of service users to become Naloxone ‘peer champions’ with a view to them being trained to assist in the roll out of Naloxone take-up in the community.

In addition to the above you will also: -

  • Provide role specific support and mentor supervision to the Naloxone peer champions
  • Network and build positive relationships accross treatments services and the treatment community
  • Deliver Naloxone training to peer champions/participants
  • Record all activities appropriately to enable the scheme to monitor outcomes

Candidates will: -

  • Be self-motivate and be passionate about Recovery and supporting our service users
  • Ideally have lived experience of drug or alcohol misuse/dependence
  • Ideally have worked in a supportive role with individuals who are drug dependent
  • Have a good general level of education including Level 2 Maths and English
  • Be a confident communicator and an ability to build relationships with external stakeholders, local communities and those that are using substances

If you would like to discuss this position in further detail please contact Steve Youdell on 07921 873 836. 
E-mail: recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk

The application pack can be downloaded in the 'Documents' section.
For the full job description please click HERE.

Closing Date: 14th June 2021 at 10.00 am


Double Impact embraces diversity and takes a pro-active approach to equality in services and employment. Registered Charity No. 1139865


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BBO Work Coach



CONTRACT TYPE: FIXED TERM CONTRACT UNTIL 31.12.2021 (POSSIBLE EXTENSION UNTIL LATE 2022 DEPENDING ON FUNDING)
FULL TIME: 37 HOURS PER WEEK (MONDAY TO FRIDAY)
SALARY: £23,500 PER ANNUM (STARTING SALARY)
LOCATION: NOTTINGHAM CITY
(MIX OF HOME AND OFFICE WORKING AVAILABLE DUE TO COVID RESTRICTIONS)
(TRAVEL WILL BE REQUIRED AROUND THE LOCAL AREA)

Would you like a chance to give something back to the local community? Do you want to make a difference to our organisation and the communities of Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire? If you do then read on ………..

We are currently working with Groundwork who are lead partner for the TNCF BBO Programme, Towards Work Strand. This exciting programme aims to combat the root causes of poverty, promote social inclusion, challenge long-term unemployment and empower socially excluded people. This project is funded by the European Social Fund and the National Lottery Community Fund.

As a committed and motivated individual can you help us deliver the programme?

You will contribute to the overall success of the Building Better Opportunities Towards Work Programme within Nottinghamshire. You will work directly with unemployed and economically inactive participants by effectively delivering a holistic, personalised support service, which empowers participants with the self-belief, skills, motivation and confidence to enable them to progress into employment, self-employment or further training/education. The successful candidate will facilitate a range of Employability and Personal Development Interventions, via 1:1 and group based learning and development sessions. You will provide participants with comprehensive initial diagnostic assessments, plan and deliver their learning & development, evaluate and measure their progress and impart guidance, knowledge and mentoring. You will play a pivotal role in helping individuals to overcome their fears and barriers and to develop their employability skills.

The successful person will:

  • Ideally hold a recognised Information, Advice & Guidance (IAG) qualification (minimum of Level 3 or above) qualification
  • Previous experience of coaching, supporting and placing unemployed/ economically inactive people into employment, self-employment or FE/Training
  • Previous experience of effective case management of disadvantaged participants, including the delivery of 1:1’s, IAG, diagnostics, action planning, reviewing progress and implementing appropriate Employability & Job search techniques
  • Ability to negotiate and agree ‘SMART’ objectives with participants, experienced in giving constructive feedback and able to positively transform negative behaviours
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Local Labour Market, Sector Skills Gaps, local Employment & Skills provision, Specialist Support Networks, and Education & Training providers
  • Have a proactive and forward thinking approach to work that is both positive, energetic and inspiring for participants on the programme.

The application pack can be downloaded in the 'Documents' section.
For the full job description please click HERE.

If you would like an informal chat about the position please contact Lisa Emmerson on 07702 252 728 or at recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk

Closing Date: Tuesday, 15th June 2021 at 12 Noon


Double Impact embraces diversity and takes a pro-active approach to equality in services and employment. Registered Charity No. 1139865


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Employment Navigator (Well for Work)





CONTRACT TYPE: FIXED TERM CONTRACT UNTIL 31.12.2023
FULL TIME: 37 HOURS PER WEEK (MONDAY- FRIDAY) JOB SHARE CONSIDERED
SALARY: £23,500 PER ANNUM
LOCATION: NOTTINGHAM CITY

We are currently working with Futures who are lead partner for a new project in D2N2 called Well for Work. This new and exciting programme will support disadvantaged participants across the region to tackle their barriers to work and move into paid and sustained employment through the short and focused interventions.

As part of this opportunity, Double Impact is seeking to recruit two Employment Navigators to engage with participants accessing our services and beyond to provide advice, guidance and support in order to achieve their employment goals. This will be achieved by effectively delivering short interventions, advice and personalised support to progress them participants into employment, self-employment, job search or basic skills.

The role has a degree of autonomy working to agreed project guidelines. The post holder will have a significant degree of freedom for decision making in the control and management of their caseload, maintaining external relationships and managing successful outcomes.

This post is partly funded by the European Social Fund

Successful applicants will:

  • be self-motivated, inspirational and bring a level of infectious enthusiasm
  • feel confident delivering employability on a one to one basis or in a group setting
  • have excellent local knowledge of local support services and employment opportunities
  • be able to build rapport quickly with others both internally and externally
  • be able to motivate, inspire and encourage others to reach their potential and employment goals
  • work well as part of a wider employment team
  • have experience of working towards challenging targets

The application pack can be downloaded in the 'Documents' section.
For the full job description please click HERE.


If you would like an informal chat about the position please contact Lisa Emmerson on 07702 252 728 or at recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk

Closing Date: 15th June 2021 at 12 Noon


Double Impact embraces diversity and takes a pro-active approach to equality in services and employment. Registered Charity No. 1139865


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Recovery Connector (Nottingham Recovery Network)



CONTRACT TYPE
: FIXED TERM CONTRACT UNTIL 31.03.2022
LOCATION: NOTTINGHAM CITY (NOTTINGHAM RECOVERY NETWORK)
HOURS: 13.5 HOURS PER WEEK
SALARY: £17,460 PRO RATA PER ANNUM (£6,371 FOR 13.5 HOURS)

The Nottingham Recovery Network comprises of Framework Housing Association, Double Impact and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust. The service is publicly funded and has been established to support people who misuse drugs and alcohol. We provide a single point of advice, support and treatment for anyone in Nottingham City who wishes to change their relationship with alcohol or drugs

Double Impact is a registered charity and not for profit organisation, established in 1998. We believe that with the right support everybody can recover and that in recovery anything is possible.

To be eligible for this role you must be in long-term Recovery and be passionate about supporting others to achieve abstinence and sustainable change for the future.

As a Double Impact Recovery Connector, you will understand the road to successful long term recovery from drug or alcohol misuse and the challenges faced in the journey to get you there. You will understand because you will have been through it yourself, visible proof that with the right support and help, sustained long term recovery is possible.

You will work closely with team managers, team leaders, colleagues and peer mentors, supporting service users to take the recovery journey, building their recovery capital and helping them to navigate their treatment journeys, with the aim that service users are enabled to successfully complete treatment and sustain long term recovery.

You will help us to build a culture of individual aspiration, spreading the messages amongst service users that recovery is worth aspiring to, motivating others starting on their journey by seeing the progress made by their peers.

The Recovery Connector post will provide the opportunity to build, develop skills and knowledge of working in the substance misuse field, while actively championing recovery, using your own skills and experiences to bring added value to the role.

Candidates will have ideally completed the DI Mentoring Training, be reliable and have basic IT Skills and familiarity with basic IT packages.

The successful candidate will uphold the values of Double Impact at all times, championing recovery and possibility thinking – a true motivator to other service users.

If you would like to discuss this position in further detail please contact Lisa Emmerson (HR Manager) on 07702252728.

Application is by Application Form only which can be downloaded in the 'Documents' section.
For the full job description please click HERE.

Please return completed application forms to recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk or lisaemmerson@doubleimpact.org.uk stating clearly the role that you are applying for.

Closing Date: 4th June 2021 (10.00 am)

Interview Date: 11th June 2021


Double Impact embraces diversity and takes a pro-active approach to equality in services and employment.
Registered Charity No. 1139865.

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Boston Services Team Leader


CONTRACT TYPE: FIXED TERM FOR 12 MONTHS
LOCATION: BOSTON (LEN MEDLOCK CENTRE)
HOURS: 37 HOURS PER WEEK (FULL TIME)
SALARY: £28,617 PER ANNUM

The Boston Recovery Pathways Project is a Big Lottery funded initiative that aims to provide additional opportunities for local people to access support to move forward in their recovery from Drug and Alcohol problems. The project delivers mentoring qualifications to local communities, helps to establish a network of ‘peer’ support groups and provides Drug and Alcohol awareness training to local businesses.

Under the direction of the Double Impact Academy Manager, the Boston Services Team Leader will have responsibility for the day-to-day management and coordination of the Boston Team and Services.

The post holder will manage, supervise and support a small staff team who deliver both the Boston Recovery Pathways Project and the Boston element of Double Impact Recovery Services.

Our Boston services aim to reach communities who may not be in treatment / support services and connect them through our established partnerships to the help and support they need.

The post holder will therefore need to have good knowledge/experience of the recovery from addiction process and an understanding of how education, training and volunteering can benefit an individual’s recovery goals with a good understanding of the barriers and challenges people face.

The post holder should have an excellent appreciation on the importance of quality assurance across all parts of the service and will have responsibility for ensuring that delivery, quality and performance standards are met and maintained.

The post holder will be expected to champion Recovery and be supportive in growing the profile of Recovery and Recovery Communities in Boston and beyond.

Key Responsibilities:

  • To provide support and professional leadership to the staff team, to include regular caseload reviews and supervision
  • Manage a caseload of clients
  • To be the safeguarding lead for the Boston Office
  • To oversee on-line / remote delivery of services
  • To coordinate beneficiary learning and training
  • To develop and maintain partnership links with local adult education/training providers, community organisations and employers
  • To ensure that that all data is captured appropriately in line with the requirements of the service

Candidates will have: –

  • Experience of working with people who have/had drug or alcohol dependency issues.
  • Experience of supervising staff or volunteers
  • Management Qualification at Level 3 or equivalent experience or equivalent work experience.
  • Experience in the preparation and planning of personal recovery / development plans.

If you would like to discuss this position in further detail please contact Steve Youdell on 07921 873 836 or at recruitment@doubleimpact.org.uk

Application is by Application Form only which can be downloaded in the 'Documents' section.
For the full job description please click HERE.

Closing Date: 14th June 2021 at 10.00 am


Double Impact embraces diversity and takes a pro-active approach to equality in services and employment. Registered Charity No. 1139865