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Acorn is an innovative values led charity that provides addiction recovery services to inspire and motivate change within communities by enabling individuals to achieve a life worth living. They have a shared purpose as part of the Calico Group to make a real difference to people’s lives.

Each part of the Calico Group has its own specialism and expertise but the “One Calico” vision is to help people to build a better future, whatever their background and wherever they are in their life’s journey.

Because we know we can always do more for our customers, we are continually expanding the range of services which we offer. This means we need more amazing people who share our values and have real passion for helping others.

We have partnered with Lancashire Care Foundation Trust to contribute to the quality of the patient’s journey bringing Mental Health and Substance Misuse expertise together.

About the role

Temporary until 31st March 2021

The role will work with individuals who are currently accessing Community Health services.

You will be required to encourage and empower those accessing the CMHT to personalise and take control of their journey and to give them hope of by providing insight and support.

As an integral and highly valued member of the multi-disciplinary team, you will provide formalised peer support, practical assistance to service users in order for them to regain control over their lives and their own unique recovery journey

The positions are based in Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre covering all locations and will be a mixture of home working and in the community.

Please see job description for further details of what the job entails.

What you will get in return

  • The opportunity to make a real difference to people’s lives
  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days holiday + 8 Bank Holidays
  • Generous occupational pay schemes
  • A fabulous wellbeing programme
  • Be part of a values lead culture
  • Quality learning and development opportunities
  • Join a unique and diverse group of companies with growth ambitions

There are so many more benefits to working for Acorn and the Calico Group, too many to mention! Calico has a reputation both locally and nationally as an employer of choice, ranked 25th in the “Inclusive top 50 UK Employees list” – an achievement we are exceptionally proud of.  But in case you’re still not sure, why not take a look at our company website for more information https://calico.org.uk/

Ready to Apply?

If you feel you have lived experience and could make the difference needed we would be delighted to hear from you.

To apply, please submit to careers@calico.org.uk your CV together with a covering letter detailing how you meet the specification.  Job description/Person Specification can be found on the Calico Website.

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  • Total Jobs 7 Jobs
  • Category Charity Sector
  • Location Burnley
  • Full Address Centenary Way, Croft St, Burnley BB11 2ED
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