JOB VACANCY: Restore – Employment and Recovery Coach (p/t)

Role summary: Are you passionate about supporting people in their mental health recovery journey?
Can you motivate people; helping to develop hope and a sense of empowerment?
Do you respect others without judging?
If so then you may be the person we are looking for to join our dedicated Coaching Team at Restore.

Reporting to the Coaching Team Lead, you would be expected to deliver high quality Employment and Recovery Coaching services in South Oxfordshire including the supervision of a small group of volunteer coaches.

Please note – there is a possibility that this post – subject to funding constraints – might be considered for extension to full-time hours later this year.

As a coach you will deliver an employment focused service both in Recovery Groups and to clients referred to you by other mental health services.  Your time will be split between Restore Recovery Group sites and working with Adult Mental Health Teams (AMHTs) in Oxfordshire.

Within the Recovery Groups, Employment Coaches provide employment and training support. The role focuses on the challenges and opportunities that people attending services face in taking up mainstream employment and work directly to address these. You will provide support and information to staff regarding vocational and learning support that they offer members in the course of their work.

Working also in AMHTs in Oxfordshire, your focus will be to engage and support clients with mental health problems into employment using the Individual Placement and Support (IPS) model. You will be directly supporting people with mental health problems to engage in employment and acting as a specialist employment resource across the AMHTs.

Job location (usual place of work): Banbury, Oxfordshire OX16 5EX

Pay rate: £20,658 – £23,396 per annum

Pay is pro rata?: Yes

Job title:  Employment and Recovery Coach

Applications close on date: Sunday 27th January, 2019 at midnight

Hours are: Part time

Contract is: Permanent

Job description: Employment and Recovery Coach (South Oxon)
£20,658 to £23,396 per annum, pro rata
Part Time (3 days)/Permanent

If you would like to have an informal discussion about this role then please contact Heather Hull, Coaching Lead, on 07540 722 875.
If you are interested in this role, view the job description & person specification here employment and recovery coach

More details about Restore:

At this stage of application, we require only a CV (curriculum vitae) and a covering letter. The covering letter should demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification responsibilities, 2 pages A4 (maximum). We suggest you address each point individually clearly stating how you meet the criteria. It is a good idea to use separate headings for each point. Please note that we are unable to shortlist any applications that do not demonstrate how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification responsibilities.

We may contact you for further information during the shortlisting process.

Please remove your name, date of birth and any contact information from your CV and supply this on a separate piece of paper.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 27th January 2019 at midnight.
Interviews for this post will be held on Monday 11th February 2019.

To apply, please contact: Please send applications to