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Peer Support Group Worker

Horsforth - Leeds Mind
Part-Time

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Job Description:

Purpose of the post

 

  • To deliver skills courses and workshops and/or support groups at venues across the city and work closely with Team Leader to ensure the successful delivery of a citywide service.
  • To mentor and supervise trainee facilitators, thus ensuring the development of a sustainable peer-led service.

 

Key duties and responsibilities

 

Group work

  1. Delivery of skills based courses, workshops and/or support groups at locations across the city.
  2. Collection of evaluation and monitoring information from the groups.
  3. Liaison with the Volunteer Coordinator around opportunities for volunteers to co-facilitate groups.
  4. Mentoring and support of trainee volunteers who are co-facilitating groups, including debriefing and regular supervision.
  5. Identifying opportunities for development and/or partnership working.

 

Admin/record keeping

 

  1. Maintaining appropriate and accurate monitoring records.
  2. Monitoring and evaluating outcomes through 1:1 sessions, questionnaires, case studies and periodic direct contact with group members.
  3. Collecting, collating and returning monitoring data in a timely manner.
  4. Producing reports including output and outcome data, analysis and evaluation of the impact of your work, as required. 

 

Training & Development

 

  1. Participate in performance management and development, including Leeds Mind compulsory training programme
  2. Undertake any staff development and training which is required, to enable the job to be performed in the best possible way.

 

Service and Organisation

 

  1. Working closely with the Team Leader and Information and Administration Officer to ensure the successful delivery of all Peer Support services.
  2. Attending and actively participating in monthly line management meetings, team meetings and other meetings as required.
  3. Maintaining good communication with colleagues, partner organisations and signposting agencies.
  4. Working within the framework of Leeds Mind’s policies and procedures.
  5. Promoting the values, ethos and philosophy of Leeds Mind.
  6. Promoting possibilities for empowerment where possible.
  7. Ensuring information is dealt with in accordance with policies around Confidentiality, Communications, Internet, Email and Telecommunications and steps are taken to ensure that confidential information is secure.
  8. Any other duties commensurate to the effective running of the service.

 

It is Leeds Mind’s policy to make reasonable adjustments to enable workers with disabilities to undertake the above.

 

June 2018

 

Salary: £20,000 - £25,000

 

Job Category: Mental Health

Job Type: Part-Time

Job Location: Horsforth

Keywords: Facilitator, Mental Health, Mentor, Peer Support

Job Expires:

How to Apply:

For more information and to download an application form please visit http://www.leedsmind.org.uk/get-involved/vacancies

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