Community Peer Navigator

Reference: CPNMay18
Start Date: TBC
Location: Southampton
Hours: 15 per week
Salary: £17,653 - Pro Rata Per Annum
Application Closing date: 09.00am Thursday, 24 May 2018
Interview Date: Tuesday 5th June

Solent Mind is piloting an exciting new peer-led community navigation service to help adults with mental health issues access the support and services they need. Led by people with lived experience, this pilot service will work in communities in Southampton, to help combat barriers to support and recovery, and identify local needs. This pilot project will initially run until 30th November 2018.

 We are currently recruiting for a: 

Community Peer Navigator (Ref: CPNmay18)

£17,662 pro rata per annum (£9.18 per hour), SM PP15

Fixed term until 30th November 2018

15 hours per week, (days/times to be negotiated)

Location: Southampton 

As a Community Peer Navigator, you will be using your own experiences of mental health issues to support, encourage and inspire people experiencing a mental health issue. You will use your skills and experience to:

  • Work directly with people with mental health issues in group and one to one settings, including identifying needs and making/receiving referrals.
  • Lead drop-in outreach sessions in communities for people to access support and advice.

  • Recruit and support volunteers.

  • Working closely with other parts of Solent Mind, community groups, services and organisations to make and receive referrals, and explore support options for the communities you will be working in. 

Closing date for completed applications: Thursday 24th May 

Interviews scheduled for: Tuesday 5th June

For more information on this post please download the Application Pack using the link at the top of this page.

Please Note: no application form is included within the application pack, so please also download an application form using the links below.

CV's will not be accepted
We do not accept applications from recruitment agencies

Job Application Forms:

Click on the link to download an application form (word 97-2003 version) - Application Form

Click on the link to download an application form (pdf version)  - Application Form

Completed application forms need to arrive before the closing date and time. Any applications received after the closing date and time will not be considered.

Application forms can be returned by:


Post: Recruitment, Solent Mind, 15-16 The Avenue, Southampton SO17 1XF

Fax: 023 8202 7811

Or of course you can deliver it by hand to the address stated above.