Peer Support Worker
To apply, please submit your CV and a supporting statement as to why you are suitable for the role.
Clearly state your address, e-mail address, telephone number and whether you have a driving license and whether you own a vehicle.
Our Peer Support Service started 10 years ago, with 2 Wellbeing Centres offering this new service.
Since then, we have seen this service grow and develop in ways we could not have imagined.
This service is one of the services most requested by people and we now offer Peer Support across all 7 of our Wellbeing Centres across Hertfordshire.
Over the last year, 1039 people have been able to receive this valuable support and we are looking to recruit further Peer Support Workers to this amazing team.
The Peer Support Workers (PSW) are an integral part of the team and play a key role in delivering a range of peer support core services across the organisation.
Hertfordshire Mind Network provide a range of training opportunities, including our PS Academy Level 3 training.
Purpose of Post
To work with the team to offer 1-1 peer support to anyone accessing HMN.
The Peer Support service provide tailored support for individuals to support their needs.
This includes using different tools and techniques to help an individual improve areas of their life they may be struggling with.
This approach includes empathy, warmth, acceptance, authenticity, compassion and humanity.
Peer Support is based on the recognition that there is no better person to support the path towards recovery, than someone who has walked the same path as that person and can share experience.
Peer Support Workers will also provide support within our Peer Support Groups and Peer Support Learning Sets.
? To establish a supportive and respectful relationship with clients and/or carers
? To consider each person as an individual
? To work with and empower clients and carers
? To provide peer support and practical assistance to clients in
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