Coach - Mental Health

The Matthew Project On Track
£19,847 - 21,481 per year
26 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Coach - Mental Health (On Track) - Norwich - £19,847 - £21,481 per annum - 37 hours per week - Temporary until December 2019 Are you committed to making a difference to people's lives? Are you looking for an exciting new challenge? We are looking for an experienced professional to support young people under the age of 24 years old with substance misuse issues as part of our brand new service, On Track. You will need experience of working directly with young people, have a relevant qualification or experience and an understanding of the issues facing young people in relation to drug and alcohol use and unemployment. You will provide one to one support to young people with multiple and complex needs (with a focus on drugs and alcohol) in Norfolk helping them to reach their goal of moving towards or getting into education, training or employment. Other elements of the role include; partnership work, outreach, networking, promoting sustainability and diversity within the project and raising the profile of the On Track service across the county. The office base for this post is Norwich but will cover a wider geographical area across the whole of Norfolk. The work will be carried out within the service location and in the community; the ability to travel is essential. On Track is a partnership between The Matthew Project (Lead agency), YMCA Norfolk, ACE (Action Community Enterprise), GYROS, The Prince's Trust and Nansa. On Track will support young people with multiple and complex needs into education, training and employment. On Track has been funded as part of the Building Better Opportunities programme and is a project jointly funded by the Big Lottery Fund and the European Social fund. The Matthew Project is a value driven charity working across Norfolk and Suffolk giving help and hope through programmes with adults, young people and communities affected by drugs and alcohol. We have a vision to reach every part of the community in the most creative, effective and efficient ways. Through our varied services, young people and adults receive professional advice, information, counselling, support, care and education. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds, of any faith or none. You will join a charity that has a Christian ethos and you will share our focus on our mission, our values, our clients and colleagues with a strong team spirit. We offer a rewarding, challenging role with our commitment to well-being and development. Closing date: 9:00am Monday 9 October 2017 Interview Date: Thursday 12 October 2017 in Norwich
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