Senior (Peer) Support Worker

Closing date 5 July 2020
Organisation The Cellar Trust
Location Shipley / Homeworking
Hours Part time
22.5 hours per week (3 days) OR 30 hours per week (4 days). Working on a rota basis, including weekends and bank holidays to cover a 365-day service. Core hours from 9am-6pm.
Salary £21,635 - £23,635 FTE per annum
Telephone 01274 586 474
Email stephen.whiting@thecellartrust.org
Website www.thecellartrust.org/about-the-cellar-trust/working-for-us/senior-peer-support-worker/
Description

We are recruiting a Senior (Peer) Support Worker to deliver our innovative crisis service for the people of Bradford District and Airedale, Wharfedale and Craven. Haven is a partnership between The Cellar Trust, Bradford District Foundation Care Trust and Bradford Metropolitan District Council. It supports individuals in mental distress, as an alternative place to A&E. The aim is to build individual and community resilience, and work with individuals to develop plans to help to keep them safe and well.   

We are looking for an experienced (Peer) Support Worker to work as a senior member of our award winning Haven team with a good understanding of mental health, and a passion for empowering and supporting individuals. You will be highly motivated, proactive, resourceful and have a positive attitude with a flexible approach and excellent interpersonal and team working skills.   

The Senior (Peer) Support Workers are a key part of the Haven service. The purpose is to deliver high quality care and support for individuals in mental distress, including helping them to develop plans to build their resilience, and stay well and safe in the community. A key part of this role will also be to lead the shift and supervise other Peer Support Workers, including liaising with clinical staff to ensure the smooth running of the service and managing rotas for a 365 day service. In addition, you will manage the Peer Support Staff/Volunteers.  


For more information, visit: https://www.thecellartrust.org/about-the-cellar-trust/working-for-us/senior-peer-support-worker/https://www.thecellartrust.org/about-the-cellar-trust/working-for-us/senior-peer-support-worker/

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