Job: Peer Support Co-ordinator

Expiry date
£12,466 (pro rata of £24,604 WTE)

Job description

Location:                  Orpington or Beckenham
Hours:                       19 hours per week

Recently commissioned by the London Borough of Bromley and Bromley Clinical Commissioning Group, the service to which Bromley Third Sector Enterprise (BTSE) is recruiting provides a refreshingly new approach to supporting Bromley residents including support for, older people, adults with long term health conditions, adults with learning disabilities, adults with physical disabilities, people with mental health issues and carers and breaks down the barriers to employment and training.

Utilising the knowledge and expertise of Age UK Bromley & Greenwich, Bromley Mencap, Bromley & Lewisham Mind, Citizens Advice Bromley and Community Links Bromley via a Single Point of Access, this innovative service will deliver new options for local people to help them maintain both their physical and mental health as well as their independence and employment opportunities.

Bromley Third Sector Enterprise (BTSE) will be the holder of the contract. We are recruiting to a variety of posts across members of the partnership.

As Peer Support Co-ordinator you will manage and lead the development and delivery of a range of peer support groups for people with common mental health problems, across the borough of Bromley. The groups will look to support people experiencing stress, depression and anxiety in community venues across the borough, through mutual support & self-management techniques as well as reducing social isolation.