Job: Peer Support Worker

Expiry date
£10,352 for 18.5 hours per week (based on full time salary of £20,984 for 37.5 hours)

Job details

  • Permanent contract
  • 18.5 hours per week
  • £10,352 (based on full time salary of £20,984 for 37.5 hours)
  • Based in London Borough of Lewisham

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded, innovative local Charity working alongside people with mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of more than £4m, over 150 staff and 250 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.

BLG Mind is working in partnership with South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) to deliver the Primary Care Mental Health Service for Lewisham. We have an exciting opportunity to work as part of an integrated team providing support to people with long-term mental health problems within a primary care setting, supporting people to develop their independence, self-management skills and achieve their recovery goals.

We are looking for a part time Peer Support Worker to work alongside Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind and SLaM colleagues to deliver this service.

The successful candidate will provide recovery-orientated peer support to people with long-term mental health problems, facilitating access to community activities and emotional support. You will also need to recruit and facilitate volunteers to undertake this work as well. Supporting volunteers may include mentoring and coaching.

Staff benefits include a matched contribution pension scheme, 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata, rising with service), quality supervision and training opportunities. See our website for more reasons to work for Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind.

Closing date:

9:00 am on Monday 6th January 2020

Likely interview date:

Friday 17th January 2020

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check

Registered Charity: 1082972