Responsible to: Team Lead for Peer Mentoring and Groups
Responsible for: Playing a key part in the development and delivery of our groups as well as providing regular line management to a team of Group Facilitators.
Working hours: 37.5 hours per week (Full time).
Rate of pay: £24,000 – £25,000 FTE per annum incl. Outer London Weighting (OLW).
Contract length: One Year.
Closing date: Closing date for applications will be Friday 6th October 2023, though may close sooner due to demand in applications.
Interview date: Interview date and venue to be confirmed.
Are you calm, non-judgemental and able to work effectively with people experiencing distress? Can you demonstrate our values;
Hope – We believe in potential, possibility and opportunity. We embrace a culture of curiosity and sustainability. We believe in choice, freedom, change and a better future for every person experiencing mental ill health.
Courage – We are determined, bold and unstoppable. We welcome transformation and innovation, advocate for improvement and influence change in Hertfordshire’s mental health system. We are resilient and speak loudly in the face of adversity and inequality, and we fight tirelessly for mental health.
Together – Coproduction is at the heart of our organisation. Together we share learning, build relationships and connect with others. We work in partnership with individuals, voluntary sector and statutory services, local organisations and companies, to generate new ideas and promote inclusion and diversity and a better understanding of mental health across our community.
Responsive – We are open and transparent. We take time to listen, to learn, to share and to act. We adjust to change, make timely decisions and are both respectful and inclusive.
Do you want to be part of our mission to create opportunities for individuals to make choices, find their own solutions, build resilience and manage their whole life and wellbeing? If the answer to all of these is yes, we want to hear from you.
Hertfordshire Mind Network’s (HMN) Complex Needs and Community Services are rapidly expanding. The services portfolio includes, The Community Support Services, The Domestic Abuse Service, Bounce Back, Complex Needs Housing Service, Flourish (for refugees and asylum seekers), Primary Care Network Service, Peer Support and Wellbeing Services. The services provide one to one outreach and community-based support for people across Hertfordshire as an alternative to statutory pathways.
We welcome applications from all suitably-qualified candidates, irrespective of gender, disability, marital or parental status, racial, ethnic or social origin, colour, religion, belief, or sexual orientation. In addition, during the various stages of recruitment, specific measures can be taken to ensure equal opportunities for candidates with disabilities or special needs.
To apply, please submit your CV and a supporting statement as to why you are suitable for the role. Clearly state your address, e-mail address, telephone number and whether you have a driving license and access to a vehicle.
Please return applications to Karon Gordon, (Services Manager – Peer Support, Wellbeing and Volunteering) by email to [email protected]