07 October 2023
37.5 hours per week
£20,918.18 per year
Norfolk and Waveney Mind – personality disorder peer support worker
In this role, you'll work in the Managing Emotions Personality Disorder Service Team.
You'll offer informal, non-medical, recovery-focused emotional support for people with borderline personality disorder (BPD) or emotionally unstable personality disorder (EUPD).
What you'll do
You'll use your experience of living with a personality disorder, and your personal recovery journey, to build relationships with service users. You'll build mutual, reciprocal and authentic relationships.
You'll empower service users to learn self-management tools to help them move into their own recovery and live fulfilling lives.
You'll help people with a personality disorder to improve their quality of life, by offering support in a safe, supportive and empowering environment.
We're looking for someone with:
Lived experience of a personality disorder, or experience of working with people with a diagnosis or traits of a personality disorder
The ability to communicate clearly with a range of people about sensitive or complex issues
A depth of understanding about how to explain your recovery
An ability to keep yourself well to support others
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 Norfolk and Waveney Mind website.