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Casual Peer Support Worker

  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: DAC0168
  • Published: Tue 12/10/2021, 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 10 hours per week
  • Salary: £10.01 - £10.41 per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire

Casual Contract, 1.5 days per week


About us

Compass Recovery College is a mental health and wellbeing organisation, where free courses are co devised and co delivered with people with lived experience of mental illness, clinical staff and other professionals.

Ours courses focus on recovery and self-management skills. Courses vary in length and style. All our courses are free and are designed and delivered by people with mental health challenges

Compass Recovery College works with a wide range of community based organisations to encourage students to try new experiences, meet new people and form new relationships.

 

About the role

The role of peer support worker has been developed specifically for people with experiences of living with a mental health condition or being a carer of someone with a mental health condition.

As an integral and highly valued member of the Compass Recovery College team, the Peer Support Worker (PSW) will provide formalised support and practical assistance to service users in order for them to regain control over their lives and their own unique recovery process.

The PSW will act as a recovery champion within the team and an ambassador of recovery for the Public Health and Wellbeing Team, Recovery College, RBC with external partner organisations.

Peer Support Worker positions are paid roles, with the hours worked to be agreed on an individual basis, and may vary from time to time, including on health grounds.


Our offer

We offer a supportive environment to grow and develop your career with the opportunity to put your ideas across.

 

If you would like to know more about this role, please contact Lara Stavrinou on 07870486005, lara.stavrinou@reading.gov.uk

 

Reading Borough Council is a Disability Confident Employer and is committed to the recruitment and continued employment of people with disabilities.

 

Closing date: 24th October 2021

Interview date: 28th October 2021

 

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  • Employer: Reading Borough Council
  • Reference: DAC0168
  • Published: Tue 12/10/2021, 11:00 AM
  • Closing on: Sun 24/10/2021, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Part Time
  • Hours: 10 hours per week
  • Salary: £10.01 - £10.41 per hour
  • DBS Check: Enhanced
  • Location: Reading, Berkshire

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