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Application Deadline
30 April 2024

Contract type
12 month fixed term contract

Hours
30 hours per week (part-time)

Salary
£22,452.77 per year, pro rata

Main working location
Rochdale

Rochdale and District Mind – mental health peer support worker

The peer support worker will offer a supportive, non-judgemental, person-centred approach. The role will centre around working face-to-face with individuals. You'll talk, listen, and connect with them to offer hope, encouragement and focus on their mental health and wellbeing needs.

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Represent the voice of lived experience within community organisations
  • Meet individuals to have initial conversations around mental health issues and wellbeing
  • Support people who have anxieties around engaging with services
  • Help people to navigate care and think about their preferences and options
  • Facilitate peer-led support groups and promote peer opportunities within community settings, including Rochdale and District Mind
  • Support individuals who use mental health and emotional wellbeing services

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • The ability to use lived experience and knowledge, acquired through their own experiences of mental health issues and care services, to give people facing similar challenges the right level of support and respect

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 Rochdale and District Mind website.

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