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Post Discharge Peer Support - 6 month contract

3 days per week (21 hours)

CLOSING DATE Tuesday 24th September

We are looking for someone who has their own experience of using mental health services as an in patient to join our friendly peer support service supporting people who have recently been discharged from mental health hospitals. The role involves liaising with local community mental health teams with good links with one in patient ward at Springfield Hospital

The person we require will…..

  • Be able to work independently with support
  • Have volunteer or paid employment experience of working with people in recovery from mental health issues
  • Be well organised, flexible and reliable
  • Good attention to detail
  • Prepared to draw on their own experiences to offer support and advice to others
  • A friendly and approachable manner
  • References that demonstrate a patient respectful approach.

Full training, supervision and support will be provided. We particularly welcome applications from people from BAME backgrounds.

Currently around 21 hours per week

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