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Application Deadline
29 November 2023

Interview Date
04 December 2023

Contract type
Fixed term contract until March 2024

30 hours per week

£21,807 per year (includes inner London weighting)

London, E3 4DA

Mind in Tower Hamlets, Newham and Redbridge – peer connector worker

The Community Hub is linked to local crisis services, community providers and statutory providers. The focus will be on supporting people who are not currently connected to mental health services.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Lead on the delivery of peer groups supporting the recovery of people with suicidal ideation or suicidal distress who have accessed the helpline
  • Enhance community awareness of the service through delivery of workshops
  • Support the team to provide information, signposting and support as interventions to the people who are not known to or have accessed mental health services
  • Provide timebound support to people contemplating suicide
  • Support the team in receiving calls from local people

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Strong knowledge and understanding of mental health issues and conditions, such as suicide and the challenges and issues that are likely to affect those who experience such difficulties
  • Experience of working in mental health services, talking therapies, similar complex needs service or lived experience of mental health services as a user or carer
  • Experience of working with individuals (one-to-one) and groups in different settings to raise awareness of suicide prevention and support those who have accessed the service by delivering peer support groups

How to apply

For more information about the role, and the benefits of working for us, click apply now at the top of this page. This will take you through to the Mind in Tower Hamlets, Newham and Redbridge website.

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