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Application Deadline
15 November 2023

Contract type

18 hours per week

£10,202.40 per year


Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind – community development peer coach

For this role, we're looking for people who have lived experience of mental ill health, either through their own experience or supporting another, and would like to take the step in supporting people within their own community.

This service delivers one-to-one peer support to adults in Oldham who are experiencing mental health difficulties. Our aim is to use coaching and mentoring techniques to support people to improve their mental health and wellbeing whilst reducing loneliness and isolation. 

What you'll do

In this role you'll:

  • Work as part of the multi-disciplinary team to receive and share information in order to prepare individuals for community based support
  • Offer strengths-based coaching approaches to enable individuals to identify their own qualities, strengths and skills which will empower and help maintain good wellbeing
  • Offer emotional and practical support to individuals to build confidence and skills and grow their ability to self-manage their mental health
  • Connect people with community assets, for example wellbeing groups, activities and peer support networks to support their long-term recovery
  • Maintain accurate records and activities information on relevant systems

About you

We're looking for someone with:

  • Demonstrable ability to listen and ask questions to understand others and build trust
  • Demonstrable ability to provide support to others relevant to this role
  • Demonstrable ability to undertake learning, seek insight, and grow from experience
  • Demonstrable ability to take personal responsibility for your own development and the development of 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 Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind website.

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