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Southampton
£19,201 - £20,680 pro rata per year
Permanent, Part-time
Job description

Do you want to work for an established and respected local mental health charity?

Solent Mind is the leading ­mental health charity across Hampshire providing a range of high quality services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs our support. Our services operate in various locations throughout the Hampshire area.

Our Peer Support & Young People service runs a range of projects across all ages, led by and for people who have experienced a mental health issue. Our innovative Youth Affinity programme, delivered in partnership with the Princes Trust and No Limits, supports young adults to understand, achieve and maintain good mental wellbeing.

Reference: PSPWOct20

PEER SUPPORT PROJECT WORKER (Young People & Families)

Contract: Permanent (Subject To Funding)

Hours: 22.5 Hours Per Week (days/times negotiable)

Salary Range: £19,201 to £20,680 Pro Rata Per Annum

Location: Southampton

Closing Date: Mon 02 Nov 2020 (Before 9.00am)

Interview Date: W/C Mon 09 Nov 2020

As a Peer Support Project Worker, you will be using your own experiences of mental health issues to support, encourage and inspire young people experiencing or at risk of a mental health issue. In particular, you will lead and co-ordinate peer support and mentoring opportunities for young adults, recruit and supervise volunteer mentors and support the wider development of Solent Mind’s work with young people and families.

You will need to have personal, lived experience of a mental health issue, as well experience of working with people with mental health needs and supporting volunteers, excellent communication skills and a strong understanding of the role of peer support in mental health.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE,

PLEASE SEE THE ‘WORK WITH US’ THEN 'CURRENT VACANCIES' PAGE ON THE

SOLENT MIND WEBSITE

CV’s will not be accepted nor do we accept applications from recruitment agencies

Posts may be subject to a relevant DBS check

Solent Mind welcomes applications from all the communities in which we work.

Appointments are made on merit.

Charity registered number 1081116

Registered with Limited Liability in England and Wales No: 4004500

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Posted on: 20 October 2020
Closing date: 02 November 2020
Job ref: PSPWOct20
Tags: Social Care/Development,Support Worker

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