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Peer Support Worker

  • Part time
  • £17,550 pro-rata
  • Redhall Walled Garden, Edinburgh
  • Closing 13th June 2019


  • Advertised from 30th May 2019
  • 12 hours per week
  • N736

Role

Around since 1923, SAMH is Scotland’s national mental health charity. Today, SAMH operates 60 services in communities across Scotland providing mental health social care support, homelessness, addictions and employment services among others. These services, together with our national programme work in See Me, respectme, suicide prevention and active living; inform our policy and campaign work to influence positive social change.

Redhall is a mental health service based in an award winning walled garden/six acre estate in Edinburgh. In a beautiful outdoor setting we promote recovery from mental ill health through therapeutic horticulture including organic gardening, conservation and team working. We also offer training in IT.

We are looking for a dedicated peer worker to run group sessions at Redhall and out-with to facilitate sessions such as WRAP (Wellness Recovery Action Planning) And Tools for Living etc.

You will be required to work flexibly to suit the needs of the service including some evening and weekend working.

Application notes

Applications are welcome from people who have experienced mental health difficulties. A PVG check is required for this post, along with a Right to Work in the UK check. Candidates will also be required to provide proof of qualifications declared on the application form

Closing date for all applications is 12.00 noon, Thursday 13th June 2019.

Interviews will take place on Wednesday 26th June 2019.

Application forms, job descriptions and guidelines are available to download from our website samh.org.uk. Please note that your application should be completed electronically and emailed back to jobs@samh.org.uk, no other form of application will be accepted.