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PEER PRACTITIONER
Solent Mind

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. We are currently recruiting for:

Reference: PPSRCDec19

PEER PRACTITIONER

Hours: 18 Hours Per Week (occasional evening/weekend hours may be required)

Salary Range: £18,549 to £19,975 Pro Rata Per Annum

Location: Portsmouth (Solent Recovery College)

Closing Date: Fri 03 Jan 2020 (Before 5.00pm)

Interview Date: TBC

Based at the University of Portsmouth, Solent Recovery College (SRC) offers a fresh way of working that draws on the experiences and skills of people who have used mental health services and the staff who work within them. SRC is a partnership with Solent Mind, Solent NHS Trust and The University of Portsmouth. The focus is on education not therapy and offers learning opportunities about recovery, coping skills and managing on-going symptoms.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Solent Recovery College in the development and delivery of the curriculum for families of serving personnel. The successful candidate will support a programme of recovery focused awareness training within the city.

The purpose of the role is to be part of the Solent Mind Portsmouth Support & Recovery Service by facilitating sessions and agreed programmes at the Solent Recovery College (SRC).

The Peer Practitioner will facilitate training sessions for the families of serving military personnel.

These programmes cover three themes:-

  • Understanding recovery
  • Developing knowledge and skills
  • Moving forward

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE,

PLEASE SEE OUR 'CURRENT JOB 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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