Hillcrest Homes

HH21/130, Peer Support Worker

Job ref: HH21/130
Job ref:
HH21/130
Post:
Peer Support Worker
Hours per week:
Various hours
Rate of pay:
£9.50 per hour + Company Benefits + £500 Retention Payment
Contract terms:
Permanent
Closing Date:
04 Aug 2021 23:59

£500 Retention Payment!!

You will receive £500 if you are successfully appointed with Hillcrest Futures

£250 on successful completion of your 6 month probation period

£250 on successful completion of 12 months service

 

The Service

Hillcrest Futures are looking to recruit a Peer Support Worker to the Angus Mental Health Peer Support Service. This post will work with individuals in Angus and will support young individuals aged 11-16.

Peer Support Workers are expected to support young individuals by sharing their own lived experience of mental health challenges as well as supporting them to access a range of community activities that will benefit their mental health and wellbeing.

 

The Role

The role of Peer Support Worker will include:

  • Supporting young people with less complex mental health challenges on a one-to-one basis;
  • Providing a brief intervention as well as support to young people in order to link with others supports and activities in their local community.

 

You Will

  • Have personal lived experience of mental health challenges as a young person or be able to relate your own experiences to young people;
  • Have experience of supporting people and knowledge of mental health in the Angus area;
  • Be self-motivated and able to work under your own initiative.

 

Company Benefits

  • Free access to a comprehensive Health and Well-being Package, including wellness assistance with programs for on-line fitness
  • Free access to on-line discounts for well-known retailers
  • Recognition and Reward Scheme
  • Flexible Working Patterns
  • Generous Holiday Entitlement
  • Free core training provided
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Savings Scheme
  • Pension Scheme
  • PVG Costs Paid

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