New Leaf is a Building Better Opportunities project funded by the by European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund. It is an innovative project, targeting individuals furthest away from the labour market in the Cheshire and Warrington Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) area, to help them in their journey towards employment.
Led by Warrington-based Tours Foundation, working in partnership with other organisations across the area, New Leaf will support 4,200 individuals, providing a tailored service, giving individual support and direction.
What you’ll be doing
Hours: 37.5 hours per week
Fixed Term: May 2021 until April 2023
As a recovery mentor you will be providing one to one tailored support to individuals suffering from substance misuse issues with a view to empowering them to make positive changes to their lives.
We are looking for someone passionate about building better futures for those suffering from substance misuse issues. You must be self motivated, organised, have experience of working with those suffering from substance misuse and with complex needs, have experience of building excellent relationships, have highly developed interpersonal skills and experience of engaging with difficult to engage service users.
This position is fully funded by the Building Better Opportunities project funded by the by European Social Fund and The National Lottery Community Fund.
What you’ll 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 5th 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
- Address Cheshire East
- Salary Offer £20,098.08