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Application Deadline
18 July 2021

Interview Date
28 July 2021

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
32 hours per week

Salary
£25,824 per year (based on a full time salary of £30,263)

Location
Based in Greenwich
Temporarily be home-based, or work remotely. The expectation is that when it is safe to return to our offices, the role will be office-based.

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind - Peer Support Manager

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 260 volunteers, we are one of the largest charities in the Mind network.

Our team in Greenwich work well together to offer a range of support to promote wellbeing and help people to manage their mental health. As our Peer Support Manager you will lead the development and delivery of peer support sessions and activities to support this, working with volunteers to develop new opportunities. Groups will be held online, at our Greenwich centre and at venues across the Greenwich borough.

In addition you will line manage the Connecting Communities Coordinator and Hospital to Home Senior Peer Support Worker, supporting those projects to achieve their objectives.

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

  • People from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) backgrounds
  • Young people
  • Disabled people
  • People with diverse sexual orientations and gender identities

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

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check.

How to apply

For more information about the role please visit our website https://blgmind.org.uk/job/greenwich-paid-part-time-permanent-peer-support-manager/

Due to current Government guidance regarding Covid-19, this role may temporarily be home-based, or worked remotely. The expectation is that when it is safe to return to our offices, the role will be office-based. Interviews are likely to be held online via Zoom.

Closing date: Sunday 18th July (11:59pm)
Likely interview date: Wednesday 28th July

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