Bristol 24/7 has written a great article about ARA for their 2019 Charity Advent Calendar.
Exciting opportunities to work in our new service ARRO (Ara Resettlement Restart Opportunities)
We have been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Justice to deliver the Offender Accommodation Pilot working with people being released from Bristol Prison.
The main aims of ARRO are to:
- Reduce reoffending
- Prevent homelessness
The new service will provide support over a period of at least one month within the prison environment and accommodation and support for 2 years in the community.
The pilot will work with prison leavers who would otherwise be homeless. All staff will need enhanced DBS and will be vetted by HMPPS. The service includes participation in an out of hours on call rota.
Resettlement Workers – 12 month fixed term contract – possibility of being extended
Band 5 – £22,066 – £25,164
In this role you will:
- Take a psychologically informed approach to clients
- Work with prison leavers to develop a support plan which is strength based and includes short and long term goals
- Work closely with offender managers and landlords
We are looking for people who have:
- Experience of working with vulnerable people
- An understanding of offenders / ex-offenders
- A driving licence and access to a car for work
Closing date – Friday 3rd January 2020
For Job Descriptions and Person Specifications and application forms please go to https://recovery4all.co.uk/jobs/
Do you want to join a growing charity which makes a difference to people’s lives every day? We are looking for a brilliant full time administrator/ receptionist to work in our main office in the centre of Bristol. Apply today, go to www.recovery4all.co.uk/jobs
Provide efficient and high quality reception and administrative support to all services within the Ara. Be the first point of contact for telephone, email and visiting clients and visitors.
Give information and signpost to ARA services and drop in sessions to ensure clients are empowered to access services as appropriate to their needs.
Provide training and support to volunteer administrators and apprentices, encouraging development and of skills and confidence in undertaking reception and administration duties.
Work for a fantastic charity and help us go from Good to Great. Be part of our staff team who are Professional, Supportive, and Passionate.
Salary: Band 3 – £17,062 to £19,439
Contract/Hours: Permanent, 35 hours per week
Closing date: 9 am on 1st January 2020
Phone: 0330 1340 286
Addiction Recovery Agency
Kings Court, King Street
Bristol, BS1 4EF
Ara supports our partners at Samaritans with their Brew Monday campaign. If problem gambling is contributing to your or a friend’s Blue Monday, through losing more than you can afford to lose, or feeling guilty about gambling, help is available. Call us 03301340286 #bluemonday https://t.co/GYc5qooaqc
We at Ara support Dry January, helping millions of people re-set their relationship with alcohol each year. Good luck to all of you taking part! If you’re also looking for support with gambling problems contact us on 0330 1340 286 if you or someone you love needs advice #dryjan https://t.co/l2jeOXu4MW
Happy New Year from all of us at ARA! We passionately believe that people can change and recover. Around 2 million people in the UK may be struggling with gambling. If you'd like more info for yourself or someone else, you can contact us directly on 0330 1340 286 #HNY #2010 https://t.co/h6Siyxi0Xc
A very merry Christmas to everyone at ARA. If gambling is making Christmas a time for worry rather than rejoicing then call us on 03301340286 or visit https://t.co/yJr0QYL8yD for free and confidential advice.83% of people we help make significant changes to their lives #wecanhelp https://t.co/2m8V4j8kqa
MyVersity, our social drop in for those identifying as LGBTQ and is held on the first Friday of the month at ARA 25 Midland Road.
Give us a call on 07975757926 if you're interested in coming to our next meet up #ara #lgbtq #bristol #substancemisuse https://t.co/gnLBnmqMY5