Peer Support Mentor (Let’s Talk Project)
Salary Rate: £10.33 per hour
Hours: Total of 4 hours per week (2 hours session work, additional 2 hours for planning and preparation)
Contract: Fixed Term Contract (12 months subject to review)
People in Action have an exciting opportunity for an individual with a lived experience of mental health difficulties to facilitate a pilot peer support group for our members to enable men and women with learning disabilities and autism to talk about mental health issues.
The successful candidate will be able to achieve a stable rate of attendees to the programme and support and motivate members to have a secure open forum to discuss mental health and wellbeing issues and making positive changes to their lives.
The peer support mentor will facilitate the sessions whilst keeping members safe, information confidential and ability to empower members to participate during the group session. You will be highly organised, a strong understanding of mental health difficulties and have the ability to work unsupervised during group sessions.
Closing date: Sunday 7 April 2019
One to One Support Support – Count Me In Service
Salary Rate: £8.01 per hour
Location: Various locations in and around Leeds
To provide one to one support that is tailored to meet the individual needs of the Member and fulfill their personal goals.
To support Members who have mild, moderate to complex needs and/or challenging behaviour, with learning disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Asperger’s and mental health difficulties.
The Support Worker will support the Members to access services or activities of their choice.
This will require a flexible and imaginative approach to fulfilling the choices requiring building up of knowledge and contacts within local services.