Peer Support Worker

4 days left

Recruiter
CHM
Location
Based in Flitwick, covering Central Bedfordshire
Salary
£15,776.80pa pro rata (£10,233.60pa actual salary)
Posted
19 Nov 2018
Closes
13 Dec 2018
Ref
152376_MD
Hours
Part Time
Contract Type
Permanent

Peer Support Worker
Salary: £15,776.80pa pro rata (£10,233.60pa actual salary)
Contract: Permanent
Hours: 24.0 hrs per week, worked Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays
Base: Flitwick
Covering: Central Bedfordshire

In this role you will use your own experience to support others on their recovery journey; facilitate peer support groups for individuals to gain and maintain positive mental wellbeing, and provide 1:1 Peer mentoring for individuals who require support to achieve a defined goal.

The successful candidate:

  • Must have experience of working a small service within a wider organisation, including delivering a service.
  • Must have own personal lived experience of mental health challenges.
  • Must have evidence of good interpersonal skills and an ability to form peer relationships with service users and carers.
  • Must be able to establish and maintain constructive working relationships with a wide range of people.
  • Must have experience of promoting a service.
  • Must have a good level of IT skills (MS Outlook, Word, Excel and Internet).
  • Must have good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Must have good communication, motivational and negotiation skills.
  • Must have a valid driving licence and access to a car for work.
  • Must be understanding of the wellbeing needs of and working with people with mental health needs, including those from culturally diverse communities.

Closedown for applications: 10.00am on Thursday 13 December 2018

APPLICATION PROCESS: 

To find out more information, please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer’s website where you can complete your application. 

Our client is an equal opportunities employer. They hold the Investors in People standard as well as a commitment to Disability Confident and Mindful Employer charters.

No agencies please.

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