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Application Deadline
13 February 2022

Interview Date
21 February 2022

Contract type
Part-Time

Hours
30hrs p/week

Salary
NJC SCP 7-14, currently £22,029 to £25,017 per annum inclusive of Outer London Weighting.
Based on 30hrs per week on NJC SCP 7 currently £17,623 PA (Inc OLW)

Location
Redbridge

Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham – Research Peer Support Worker (RAPID)

About the role

Mind in Tower Hamlets and Newham are looking to recruit a Research Peer Support Worker who has strong research capability.  The post holder will be employed to work as a research peer support worker on a National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) funded Health Technology Assessment grant examining digital interventions for suicide in those experiencing a mental health crisis (the RAPID study) taking place in North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT).

The post holder will work as a member of the Research team on the RAPID programme and will work with peers to complete PREVAIL in a 1:1 setting. The post holder will be working alongside other research and clinical staff members to uphold the culture and structure of the intervention manual and peer support model.

The Ideal candidate will have:

  • Completed at least a Level 2 approved Peer Mentor course (7 credits/ 70 hours of study), or equivalent
  • Experience of delivering peer support within the context of a research study
  • Qualified through experience as a ‘service user’ with personal experience of psychosis or bipolar disorder
  • At least one years’ experience of supporting people who have a history of a serious mental health problem
  • Have experience of teaching and training from a lived experience perspective
  • The ability to work with others

The benefits of working for the organisation include 30 days annual leave, rising to 35 days after 5 years of service, training opportunities, good Company Pension Scheme, Death in Service Benefit and an Employee Assistance Programme.

The post is subject to:

  • An enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check
  • Mandatory vaccination requirements in line with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2021

The benefits of working for the organisation include 30 days annual leave, rising to 35 days after 5 years of service, training opportunities, good Company Pension Scheme, Death in Service Benefit and an Employee Assisted Programme.

How to apply

To apply for this role, the application pack can be downloaded via our website; https://www.mithn.org.uk/get-involved/work-for-us/ alternatively you can request an application pack by email to: [email protected] , quoting reference RPSW2022

Closing Date: 13th February 2022    Interview Date: 21st February 2022

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