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Rochdale and District Mind, Middleton
£19,245.2 - £20,533.9 per year
The Peer Support Workers will stand alongside local services to support clients who currently sit outside of statutory service criteria.
Posted 1 day ago

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Advocacy Focus, Greater Manchester
£22,183 - £26,511 per year
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Frenkel Topping, Salford
£28,000 - £35,000 per year
Looking to recruit an experienced Welfare Benefit Caseworker to join the Frenkel Topping family
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Morgan Hunt, Manchester
£11.00 - £12.55 per hour
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Bury Involvement Group (BIG in Mental Health), Bury
£33,280 per year FTE
We are looking for an experienced individual, who is passionate about supporting adults in mental health crisis
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Bury Involvement Group (BIG in Mental Health), Bury
£33,280 per year FTE
We are looking for an experienced group facilitator, who is passionate about supporting adults in mental health distress
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Bury Involvement Group (BIG in Mental Health), Bury
£30,160 FTE
We are looking for an experienced individual, who is passionate about supporting adults in mental health crisis
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Gaddum, Manchester
£43,857 per year
Work at one of Manchester's oldest charities managing and leading our finance department.
Posted 3 days ago
Closing today
The Guide Dogs for the Blind Association, Manchester
£33,129 - £37,270 per year plus benefits
Qualified Habilitation Specialist
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Morgan Hunt, Trafford
Up to £24000 per annum
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Bury, Greater Manchester
Heywood, Greater Manchester
Middleton, Greater Manchester
Rochdale, Greater Manchester
£19,245.2 - £20,533.9 per year
Contract, 12 month contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

As part of a Multi-Agency team the Peer Support Worker will based across multiple sites in the borough such as the Police Station and Neighbourhood Venues (Community Centres, etc). The postholder will stand alongside local services to support clients who currently sit outside of statutory service criteria.

They will support and motivate individuals to improve their mental health by helping them develop self-care skills, build resilience, and better utilise community resources. The postholder will be motivated by the potential to make a difference to the lives of people and their communities and have a strong understanding of individuals with multifaceted needs and serious mental illness.

One post will be based in Bury, the other will be based in Rochdale, Middleton and Heywood.

Main duties:

  • Providing support to individuals on a 1:1 or group basis giving information, guidance, advice and support.
  • Supporting individuals to develop ‘my story’- a way of telling their story, capturing their goals and co-design a journey of support.
  • Representing the voice of lived experience within community organisations.
  • Supporting identification of spaces and places to build a network of places across their neighbourhoods that people can connect with.
  • To connect individuals to appropriate interventions e.g. housing advice, debt support, education etc.

Closing date for applications day 16th February 2022 at Midnight.
Shortlisting 17th February 2022.
Interviews to be held 22nd / 23rd February 2022.
Start Date 1st April 2022.

Application resources
More about Rochdale and District Mind

We are Rochdale and District Mind A local charity and membership organisation. We provide a range of services to supp... Read more

Posted on: 19 January 2022
Closing date: 16 February 2022
Job ref: RDM_PSW
Tags: Advice, Information,Vocational/Services

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