London, Greater London
£31, 346
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

Due to an expansion in services, Kensington & Chelsea Mind is looking to appoint 4 new Peer Support Workers to join our established Peer Support Team.

Kensington and Chelsea Mind is the delivery partner for NHS Community Living Well Peer Support Service.  The service operates alongside other clinical and wellbeing services to offer; one to one peer support, peer support groups, social peer support, training and workshops for people with complex, common and stable long term mental health needs.

You will be working as part of an NHS integrated mental health service to deliver community-based peer support. You will be building and maintaining constructive working relationships with people who use our services, carers, colleagues and community networks.

Senior Peer Support Worker - £31,346 - 37.5 hours per week

The successful candidates will have:

·        Experience of recovering and living well with a mental health condition
·        One year’s knowledge, training or experience in peer support work
·        Knowledge of recovery approaches in mental health
·        Knowledge of the values and principles of peer support
·        Excellent communication and engagement skills
·        Ability to use experiential sharing of own lived experience
·        Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
·        Proficiency and confidence in using Zoom, Teams and Skype to deliver support options
·        The ability to monitor and respond to the need for self-care
·        The Senior Peer Support post will also have a minimum of one year’s supervisory experience in a peer support setting

How to apply:
Please see the attached job description and send you cv to Fiona Hill 
Closing date for applications: 6pm on June 25th, 2021
Interviews to be held on Zoom . Dates to be confirmed 
For more information about Kensington & Chelsea Mind Peer Support, please visit Community Living Well's website.

Due to the anticipated large number of applications, we are not able to repsond to applications individually. If you have not heard from us by ending July 1st, 2021 your application has not been sucessful on this occasion and we thank you for your interest 

Kensington & Chelsea Mental
Health Association (Mind)
Limited by Guarantee

Reg. Charity No. 1002986
Registered in England
Number 2597728

Registered Office
Office 1, 7 Thorpe Close
London W10 5XL


Refreshed on: 20 June 2021
Closed date: 25 June 2021
Job ref: Senior Peer Support Worker
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker

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