Senior Peer Support Facilitator

  • Part time
  • £26,831 pro-rata
  • Scottish Borders
  • Closing 7th December 2020

  • Advertised from 17th November 2020
  • 30 hours per week, 12 Months (Fixed to 31 December 2021)


This is an exciting opportunity to become part of our growing Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Team within the Scottish Borders.

Funded by the Scottish Borders Council this post will work to develop, promote and deliver a robust and dynamic mental health Peer Support Service within the Scottish Borders.

As the Senior Peer Support Facilitator, you will work alongside the Community Mental Health and Wellbeing Manager to develop a new mental health peer support service across the Scottish Borders.

You will support and deliver a number of Peer Support Groups and oversee a small team of Peer Support Facilitators and Volunteers.

You will maintain positive and effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders, key partners and relevant professionals. Substantial experience of successfully designing, developing and delivering individual and group support services is desired.

If you have experience of supporting people to improve their mental health and wellbeing, or personal experience of self-managing your own mental health, we’d love to hear from you!

All staff are presently working from home, with access to the office available for essential work. Under normal working conditions, travel is required: typically, by public transport orby vehicle where public transport is unavailable or infrequent.

Flexibility in working hours will also be expected in order to meet the needs of people we work with.

Application notes

An application pack is available on our website: If you have difficulties accessing the pack please contact Annmarie Mitchell, HR Administrator on 0131 225 8508 or email

For further information contact Rachael Honeyman on 07760753009 or email

Closing date: 7 December 2020 (9am)

Interview date: 17 December

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