Manchester, Greater Manchester
£23,369 - £25,295 per year (pro rata)
Part-time, Temporary
Job description

Manchester Mind believes in the power of listening and feeling heard and that a better understanding of mental health benefits everyone. We do this by providing a range of services across Manchester to young people and adults.

Our work is guided by our values of:





Manchester Mind is looking to recruit a Peer Support Development Worker. The role will involve working with people with lived experience of mental health problems to promote and oversee the running of two Peer Support groups for adults, one in Hulme and one in Harpurhey.

We would like to work with someone who is experienced, dynamic and passionate about being able to develop and deliver accessible mental health support services.

Position:      Peer Support Development Worker

Salary:        £23,369 - £25,295 (dependent on experience)

Hours:        14 hours per week (part-time over 2 days)

Fixed-term project 6 months (with possible extension dependent on funding)

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Ability to work in an open way that builds kind relationships and is receptive to and appreciative of the skills and talents of everyone.
  • Knowledge or experience of the issues that people with lived experience of poor mental health face and the impact this has on their lives.
  • Experience of delivering a project alongside volunteers.

You can download all application documents from this listing, or from the Vacancies page of the Manchester Mind website.

All applications must be received by 12noon, Monday 3rd February 2020.

Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services, or had experience of volunteering.

More about Manchester Mind
Manchester Mind

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Posted on: 20 January 2020
Closed date: 03 February 2020
Tags: Volunteer Management, Practitioner

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