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Peer Support Worker

The role of Peer Support Worker has been developed specifically for people who have lived experience of mental ill health. Through sharing their own experiences, peer support workers will inspire hope and belief that recovery is possible in others.

As an integral and highly valued member of the team, the Peer will contribute to the development and delivery of our service for participants to regain control over their lives and their own unique recovery process.

The post holder is responsible for the effective running of our wellbeing interventions taking place at the allotment and in The Work Place. 

You will be required to effectively document the participants’ activity to meet the reporting requirements of the funders; ensure service fidelity and quality standards throughout the programme; and uphold the CIC’s philosophy of being person centred, responsive and effective. 

Training and induction will be provided.

This role is subject to an enhanced DBS clearance.

Job Description & Person Specification

Date: December, 2021
Published by: Working for Health

The role of Peer Support Worker has been developed specifically for people who have lived experience of mental ill health. Through sharing their own experiences, peer support workers will inspire hope and belief that recovery is possible in others.

 

 

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