Mind in Brighton and Hove is recruiting: Peer Support & Volunteer Co-ordinator – Lighthouse Recovery Support

Maternity Cover- fixed term to end of September 2019

28 hours per week

Salary £23,400 per annum pro rata 

Mind in Brighton and Hove empowers and supports people who have experience of mental health issues in Brighton and Hove and West Sussex.

Lighthouse Recovery Support at the Allen Centre is a day service for people living in Brighton and Hove with a diagnosis of personality disorder. The service opens 7 days a week providing daily groups and learning and social activities for its members.

We are seeking a creative and enthusiastic worker to take forward the recruitment, training and supervising of volunteers to support the activities of the service. You will also work with the clinical and community programme teams on the lead and development of peer support and supporting members to participate in how the centre is run. You must have a track record of successfully engaging and working with people with complex needs and experience of managing volunteers. The role will involve some weekend and occasional evening working.

All successful applicants are subject to DBS clearance

Closing date:  Sunday 30th September 2018

Interview Date:  Monday 8th October 2018

For more information and to download an application pack, please go to our website

The service is a partnership with Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Sussex Oakleaf and Mind  in Brighton and Hove

Mind in Brighton and Hove is committed to equal opportunities and values diversity in its workforce. We are committed to recruiting the best possible people to each position in our organisation and aim to recruit a workforce that reflects the communities we serve.  Mind encourages applications from everyone, irrespective of age, disability (including experience of living with mental health issues), gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage and civil partnership and pregnancy and maternity.

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