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Application Deadline
17 September 2023

Interview Date
29 September 2023

Contract type
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

About you

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.

You'll need:

  • 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.

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