Burton Albion Community Trust (BACT) is the independent charitable arm of Burton Albion FC and is looking to recruit a Heath and Wellbeing Community Recovery Coach. Working as part of the Eastern Staffordshire Future Focus Partnership, the Community Recovery Coach (CRC) role will offer a range of flexible support to individuals with acute mental health problems within Burton and East Staffordshire. The CRC will support an active caseload of up to 30 participants provide a nonclinical recovery-focused community intervention which supports “gaining and retaining hope, understanding of one’s abilities and disabilities in an active life, personal autonomy, social identity, meaning and purpose in life and a positive sense of self”.
Success will be achieved through setting goals and monitoring achievements, through one to one support (face to face, phone or virtual), warm introductions to other community-based services and encouraging self-care and independence, whilst escalating crisis when appropriate.
The role will also include supporting the community to be more supportive of people with mental health problems through problem solving and identifying business need.
This position requires flexibility as the role may require occasional evening and weekend work.
Closing date for applications: 22nd May 2022