Employment and Training Consultant (Substance Misuse)

  • by Aspire Recruitment
  • Location Manchester, Greater Manchester, UK
  • Salary £20,000 - £25,000 / year
  • 126 days ago
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Job Description:

Job Title: Employment and Training Consultant (Substance Misuse)

Contract: 6 month fixed-term

Salary: From £20,401 - £25,502


Our client requires an Employment & Training Consultant to join their service in Manchester. This is a 6 month contract, covering for the incumbent who is undertaking a secondment opportunity.


Working as part of the Manchester Integrated Drug & Alcohol Service, you will deliver accredited group-based interventions to people in recovery from substance misuse, assisting them to re-integrate, re-socialise and to gain paid employment. Operating a joint case-management approach along with recovery professionals you will employ a range of interventions to increase confidence, motivation and employability. These will involve, but are not limited to


  • assisting with academic and/or vocational qualifications,


  • developing links with local adult learning providers, colleges and universities


  • sourcing work trial and voluntary opportunities,


  • Accessing vacancies within the local labour market.


You will develop links with partner agencies to aid recovery and maximise development opportunities and provide in-work support once clients gain employment.


This post is based in Manchester city centre and will require some travel across the North West.



The closing date for applications is 25th August 2017


Please note this vacancy is being handled by Aspire Recruitment (agy). Please be aware we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.


  • Job Type Permanent, Full Time
  • Work Authorisation United Kingdom
  • Industry Sector Other
  • Years Experience Less than 1 year
  • Career Level Not Provided
  • Educational level Some Secondary School Coursework