Job: Peer Support Workers

Expiry date
£9,411 per annum for 18.5 hours per week (based on a full time salary of £19,076)

Job details

  • Permanent role
  • Based in London Borough of Lewisham

Bromley & Lewisham Mind are working in partnership with South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) to develop an innovative new Primary Care Enhanced Mental Health Service for Lewisham.

The integrated team will provide support to people with long-term mental health problems within a primary care setting, helping people develop their independence, self-management skills and achieve their recovery goals.

We are looking for 2 x part time Peer Support Workers to work alongside Bromley & Lewisham Mind and SLaM colleagues to deliver this service.

The successful candidates will work as part of an integrated team to provide recovery-orientated peer support to people with long-term mental health problems and to equip and facilitate volunteers to undertake this work as well. Support may include mentoring, coaching, facilitating access to community activities and emotional support.

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 Mind.

Closing date: 9am on Monday 11 December 2017
Likely interview date: Wednesday 20 December 2017

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