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Volunteer - Chelmsford

Phoenix Group Phoenix Futures Region Essex Location Full Circle - Essex Full / part time Sessional Contract Type Volunteer Hours per week (max 37.

5hrs) Min 2 days per week Posted Date 23 / 11 / 2017 Closing Date 30 / 12 / 2099 Vacancy Reference Number 1055

Full Circle service (delivered by Phoenix Futures) is commissioned to work with Offenders with Complex & Additional Needs across the whole of Essex (with the exception of Thurrock & Southend unitary authorities).

The Complex and Additional Needs we would work with could include substance misuse, mental health, learning disabilities or any other need that is left unmet is likely to increase the risk of reoffending.

We are looking to recruit dynamic volunteers across Essex.

A list of duties are outlined below :

  • Meet with service users, as directed by Full Circle, (with project staff and or / any referring agency)
  • Create a positive relationship between themselves and the service user
  • Contribute to the development and implementation of the service user's personal action plan
  • Assist and advise the service user in developing skills and appropriate attitudes that will assist them in achieving the goals in their personal action plan
  • Encourage and motivate the service user to : make positive changes and encourage their personal development (In liaison with the project, the referring agency and the service user concerned)
  • Encourage service users to make positive use of local resources
  • Attend service user and review meetings as required
  • Willingness to attend additional training
  • The role would be ideal for someone looking to develop their experience in the field of complex needs. The person should have a positive attitude and a desire to learn.

    Some other skills / characteristics :

  • Good IT skills
  • Knowledge of IT programmes (MS Office, Outlook) and a close eye for detail are also required.
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