Network Coach – Substance Misuse

West Sussex

Permanent, part-time post 15.5 hours per week
Location West Sussex
Salary £8,684

Emerging Futures works across the country to support people affected by homelessness, addiction, and mental health challenges.

Are you passionate about support others in their recovery journey?

We’re looking for a Network Coach to join our growing team in West Sussex.

This role is suitable for those undertaking permitted work whilst receiving benefits.

About the role

As a Network Coach, you will work across all projects including recovery from substance misuse, Housing, and Street Homelessness. Across the county of West Sussex, you will support individuals to transition into the community from structured treatment, detox, residential rehabilitation, and prison.

Your day to day duties will involve connecting individuals into recovery communities and mutual aid groups. You will identify and connect people to wider recovery and wellbeing services within the community. As part of the role, you will be required to promote wellbeing and active citizenship; using your unique skills and experience to support others.

About you

  • You are wanting to start your career in the substance misuse sector, and are willing to learn.
  • You have a passion for recovery and supporting others.
  • You are fun, warm, enthusiastic and approachable!


If you are interested in applying, please send an Application Form or CV along with a covering letter detailing why you are suitable for the role to Hayley Territt – Area Service Manager.

If you would like to discuss the roles in more detail, please contact Hayley on 07885 866 438.

Anticipated interview dates are to be confirmed.

We would be grateful if you could complete the Equal Opportunities Form attached along with your Application Form to help monitor the effectiveness of our recruitment practices and assess the success of different advertising methods in attracting applications.

This information is separated from the application and used for statistical purposes only.  It will not be made available to anyone directly involved in the selection process.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy early if we receive sufficient applications for the role. Therefore, if you are interested, please submit your application as early as possible.