Social Activities Peer Support Worker/Coach (Fixed Term Contract for 9 months)

June 2022

We have an exciting opportunity for a Peer Support Worker/Coach to join our Social Activities team to plan and deliver physical activity groups in Littlehampton - Walking Football, Table tennis and Walking or Walking to run groups.

Salary: £20,611.50 (full-time equivalent) £10.57 per hour

Hours per week: 18hrs per week / Fixed Term for 9 months

Location: Maltravers Drive, Littlehampton, BN17 5EY

West Sussex Mind is a local mental health charity committed to promoting mental well-being in local communities and supporting the recovery and independence of individuals we help.

Successful applicants will play a vital role in setting up groups, coaching service users and volunteers and establishing ways to support and motivate people to join up and encouraging ongoing participation. The successful candidate will also carry out support planning with service users to set goals and review progress made against them.

As well as having some experience of working with people with mental health problems, post-holders will need to have experience in coaching others in sports or physical activities and demonstrate that they can plan groups within organisational policies - particularly around health and safety. They will also show that they value lived experience and reflect this in the ethos of the groups and use their own experience of Mental Health appropriately to inspire and motivate others.

For an informal discussion about the role email Abbie Wraige on abbie.wraige@westsussexmind.org

Please find below an application form, guidance notes, competency framework, job description and equal opportunity monitoring form.

Please email completed applications to: recruitment@westsussexmind.org

Closing date: 12pm Midday, Monday 11th July 2022

Interview date: Week commencing 18th July 2022

Please note we are unable to provide sponsorship for this post, you must therefore be able to demonstrate your eligibility to work in the UK.

This post is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

We reserve the right to close this vacancy at any time once we receive sufficient applications and encourage all interested applicants to apply at their earliest convenience to avoid disappointment.


Job Description and Person Specification

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Application Form

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Guidance Notes

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Final Competency Framework

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Equal Opportunity & Monitoring Form

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