17 September 2023
29 September 2023
Fixed term contract until end of March 2024
Part time (13 hours)
Ashton under Lyne
Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind – peer support worker
Safe Tameside is an exciting collaboration between Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind, The Anthony Seddon Fund and Big Life Group. The service is a crisis alternative for people experiencing mental health problems.
It has an easily accessible and calming environment to de-escalate, talk through what's on your mind, and feel heard. The service helps people to walk away with a plan for how to manage their mental health moving forward.
What you'll do
As a peer support worker for the Safe Tameside service, you'll:
- Offer a warm and welcoming reception to anybody accessing the service
- Speak with people about what's troubling them
- Support people in their management and recovery
You will have experience and knowledge of, personally or professionally, emotional wellbeing and mental health issues. You will also have experience of working with members of the public.
Good verbal and written communication skills
The ability to carry out admin tasks
To respond positively to change and uncertainty
Organisation and planning skills
To be solution focused
An ability to work alongside and support volunteers
Team working skills
An ability to manage your own wellbeing and resilience
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.