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Application Deadline
27 October 2021

Interview Date
10 November 2021

Contract type
Permanent

Hours
Full Time

Salary
£23,500

Location
London Borough of Lewisham

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind - Peer Support Worker

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 is working in partnership with South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLaM) to deliver the Primary Care Mental Health Service for Lewisham. We have an exciting opportunity to work as part of an integrated team providing support to people with long-term mental health problems within a primary care setting, supporting people to develop their independence, self-management skills and achieve their recovery goals.

We are looking for a full time Peer Support Worker to work alongside Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind and SLaM colleagues to deliver this service.  The successful candidate will provide recovery-orientated peer support to people with long-term mental health problems, facilitating access to community activities and emotional support. You will also need to recruit and facilitate volunteers to undertake this work as well. Supporting volunteers may include mentoring and coaching.

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

How to apply

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

Closing date: Wednesday 27th October (11:59pm)
Likely interview date: Wednesday 10th November

 

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