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Reference: CPNSep19
Location: Southampton
Hours: 13-16 Hours Per Week (days/hours negotiable)
Salary Range: £18,549 – £19,975 Pro Rata Per Annum
Application Closing Date: Mon 23 Sep 2019 (Before 9.00am) 
Interview Date: W/C Mon 30 Sep 2019
Application Pack: COMMUNITY PEER NAVIGATOR – Sep 19

PLEASE NOTE: there is no application form included in the application pack.  To apply for this vacancy please scroll down to the bottom of this page and click on the link to download an application form.

Solent Mind is the leading ­mental health charity across Hampshire providing a range of high quality services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs our support. Our services operate in various locations throughout the Hampshire area.

Our peer-led community navigation service helps adults with mental health issues access the support and services they need. Solent Mind is working in partnership with other local organisations on the So:Linked programme, to support people across Southampton to identify and access opportunities and services that could help their mental wellbeing.

As a Community Peer Navigator, 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. You will also recruit and supervise volunteers, lead drop-in sessions and work closely with project partners, referrers and other services.

You will need to have personal, lived experience of a mental health issue, as well as experience of working with people with mental health needs, excellent communication skills and a strong understanding of the key difficulties and challenges faced by people on their recovery journey.

For more information on this role please email:
Clare Grant (Head Of Peer Support & Young People) cgrant@solentmind.org.uk

 


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

Application forms can be returned by:

Email: recruitment@solentmind.org.uk
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.

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