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Peer Support Worker x 2

Post: Peer Support Worker – Community outreach (2 posts available)

Hours of work: 22.5 hour per week, working from 9-5 Monday to Friday

Salary: £19,108 FTE per annum pro rata

Contract: Fixed term contract for 6 months. Available as a secondment

Location: Based at either Bradford Teaching Hospital (BRI) x 1 post or Airedale General Hospital (AGH) x 1 post

Responsible to: Manager in host organisation with supervision on-site in hospital

Annual Leave: 25 days per year plus bank holidays, pro rata

Pension: We operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto-enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme).

Informal Enquiries: Christina Collins (Service Director) 01274 730815

Application to: [email protected]

Closing Date: 10am on 11th November 2019

Interview Date: 14th November 2019

In partnership with Airedale General Hospital and Bradford Teaching Hospitals this winter, we are building on our Safe Space work to deliver additional peer support for people who frequently use A&E due to emotional distress. This will help to ensure that people can get the right support at the right time, as well as helping to raise awareness of alternatives to A&E.

We are looking for two passionate and committed part-time Peer Support Workers to deliver this ground-breaking work within the community and as part of our Multi-Agency Support Team (MAST) working alongside support navigators, alcohol workers, social workers and social prescribers as well as the wider urgent care team. You will have experience of delivering peer support, be flexible, be passionate about mental health and committed to partnership working. This is a short-term contract so we need individuals to start as quickly as possible.

The ideal candidate will have experience of delivering peer support, be flexible and be passionate about mental health and committed to partnership working. This is a short-term contract so we need individuals to start as quickly as possible.

The role will appeal to those who have:

  • A positive attitude to people with mental health issues
  • A passion to help improve people’s lives
  • A commitment to excellence

Making an Application

  • CVs will not be accepted.
  • Please email your completed application form in word format (as an attachment) to [email protected]
  • Please note it is not possible for us to give feedback to non-shortlisted applicants
  • Mind in Bradford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and all successful applicants will be asked to apply (through Mind in Bradford) for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a right to work in the UK check.

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Recovery Worker (12 hours)
Salary scale: £11.75 per hour

Hours: 12 hours  per week (to include weekends and evenings)

Base: Kenburgh House, 28 Manor Row, Bradford, BD1 4QU

Responsible to: Service Manager

Annual Leave: 25 days pro-rata

Pension: We operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme).

Probationary period: 6 months

Closing Date: 10am on 25th October 2019

Interview Date: 5th November 2019

Mind in Bradford is looking for a passionate and committed person to work within the evening on our Sanctuary Crisis Support Service. The Sanctuary service is an evening offer as part of the district’s Safe Spaces initiative.  Clients are referred by the First Response crisis support line as an alternative to A&E. You will work as part of a team of committed mental health practitioners who offer mostly one-to-one crisis support to clients attending pre-booked appointments at our city centre head office. This is a 365-day-a-year service which is offered from 5pm-1am.

The role will appeal to those who have:
A positive attitude to people with mental health issues
A passion to help improve people’s lives
Energy and resilience to lead and enable change 
A commitment to excellence
Making an Application 
CVs will not be accepted. 
Please email your completed application form in word format (as an attachment) to [email protected] 
Please note it is not possible for us to give feedback to non-shortlisted applicants
Mind in Bradford is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults and all successful applicants will be asked to apply (through Mind in Bradford) for an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and a right to work in the UK check.
In the first instance any enquiries to be emailed to April-Joy Serrant at [email protected] 
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