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Asset Based Community Development Workers

Based at Café North Recovery Hub  in Eastbourne and ESRA Hastings
30 hours a week Monday to Friday 
Salary: £20,452 a year 
ESRA is a peer led charity its key purpose is to : 
•    Helping people to start, and sustain recovery from drug and alcohol dependence and avoid relapse
•    Enable people to change their lives by developing their personal, social and community recovery capital
•    Ensuring ESRA and its representatives are clear about what ESRA does
•    Ensuring people are signposted to the most appropriate treatment services
•    Providing empathetic support to staff, volunteers and service users
•    Understanding and being mindful of what support is in the best interests of each individual
•    Supporting people to be independent and resilient through community support
•    Supporting people countywide
East Sussex Recovery Alliance is a peer led recovery project working with those in recovery from substance misuse and their families.  
An opportunity has arisen for two Asset Based Community Development workers one based in Hasting and one in Eastbourne. both posts are countywide and you need to be able to travel. You will need to have a clear  understanding of the approach of Asset Based Community Development approach of working . To be able to build on assets already in the local communities, build strong partnerships and work with services users to break down stigmas.  You must be able to work on your own initiative and have excellent communication skills both verbally and in writing.  You must have a proven track record of partnership working and able to produce reports.   
The post will be based in Eastbourne or Hastings the successful candidate will be to be able travel to outlying areas in East Sussex .
Enhanced DBS will be required. 
For more information please contact Jacqui Skilton ( CEO) on 01424 435318 or 07908944482  Alison Bisset on 01424 435318 or 07508795412
Email info@esrauk.org for an application form. 
Closing date : Monday  22nd April 11.59 PM

Hours: 
30 hours a week Monday to Friday
Organisation: 
ESRA - East Sussex Recovery Alliance
Location: 
Café North Recovery Hub  in Eastbourne and ESRA Hastings
Hastings / Eastbourne
Contact name: 
Jacqui Skilton or Alison Bisset
Contact email: 
Deadline: 
Monday, April 22, 2019

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