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Reference: PPSRCDec19
Location: Portsmouth (Solent Recovery College)
Hours: 18 Hours Per Week (occasional evening/weekend hours may be required)
Salary Range: £18,549 to £19,975 Pro Rata Per Annum
Application Closing Date: Fri 03 Jan 2020 (Before 5.00pm)
Interview Date: TBC
Application Pack: PEER PRACTITIONER – Dec 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.

Based at the University of Portsmouth, Solent Recovery College (SRC) offers a fresh way of working that draws on the experiences and skills of people who have used mental health services and the staff who work within them. SRC is a partnership with Solent Mind, Solent NHS Trust and The University of Portsmouth. The focus is on education not therapy and offers learning opportunities about recovery, coping skills and managing on-going symptoms.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for Solent Recovery College in the development and delivery of the curriculum for families of serving personnel. The successful candidate will support a programme of recovery focused awareness training within the city.

The purpose of the role is to be part of the Solent Mind Portsmouth Support & Recovery Service by facilitating sessions and agreed programmes at the Solent Recovery College (SRC).

The Peer Practitioner will facilitate training sessions for the families of serving military personnel.
These programmes cover three themes:-

  • Understanding recovery
  • Developing knowledge and skills
  • Moving forward

For more information on this role please email:
Emma Dunbar (Operational Lead) edunbar@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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