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Application Deadline
16 January 2022

Interview Date
31 January 2022

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
20 hours per week

Salary
£14,276 (based on a full time salary of £26,767)

Location
Based in Bromley
with travel across the borough

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind - Peer Support Coordinator

About the role

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is a highly regarded local charity, helping people to be mentally healthy and working together with those experiencing mental health problems and dementia to improve their quality of life. With an annual turnover of £5M, over 150 staff and 200 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network

BLG Mind have been delivering an informal ‘drop-in’ service (Open Access) as well as peer led special interest groups for some years. We have an exciting opportunity for someone to help continue the development of this service as it promotes recovery.

You will need to recruit and support volunteers to provide support for people with long-term mental health problems, both one-to-one (Befriending) and in groups; to develop their independence, self-management skills and achieve their recovery goals. You will be expected to work flexibly across the borough with some out of hours availability.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced level Disclosure and Barring Service check.  Staff benefits include a matched contribution pension scheme, 25 days’ holiday (pro-rata, rising with service), quality supervision and training opportunities. See our website for more reasons to work for Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind.

We recognise the importance of having a diverse and inclusive workforce, and would therefore particularly welcome applications from the following, currently under-represented, groups:

  • People from culturally diverse communities
  • Young people
  • Disabled people
  • People with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities

BLG Mind is committed to meeting the reasonable adjustments of disabled people. We always welcome applications from people with lived experience of mental health problems.

This role may be subject to a requirement to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 unless medically exempt from April 2022

How to apply

Please apply via our website: https://blgmind.org.uk/job/peer-support-coordinator2

Closing date: Sunday 16 January 2022 (11:59pm)
Likely interview date: Week beginning 31 January 2022

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