Peer Support Worker – Community outreach (2 post available)

Peer Support Worker – Community outreach (2 post available)

In partnership with Airedale General Hospital and Bradford Teaching Hospitals, this winter we are building on our Safe Space work to deliver additional peer support for people who frequently use A&E due to emotional distress. This will help to ensure that people can get the right support at the right time, as well as helping to raise awareness of alternatives to A&E.


Mind in Bradford is looking for two passionate and committed part time Peer Support Workers to deliver this ground breaking work within the community and as part of our Multi-Agency Support Team (MAST) working alongside support navigators, alcohol workers, social workers and social prescribers as well as the wider urgent care team. You will have experience of delivering peer support, be flexible, be passionate about mental health and committed to partnership working. This is a short-term contract so we need individuals to start as quickly as possible.


The role will appeal to those who have:


  • A positive attitude to people with mental health issues
  • A passion to help improve people’s lives
  • Energy and resilience to lead and enable change
  • A commitment to excellence

Hours of work: 22.5 hour per week, working from 9 - 5 Monday to Friday


Salary: £19,108 FTE per annum pro rata


Contract: Fixed term contract for 6 months. Available as a secondment


Location: Based at either Bradford Teaching Hospital (BRI) x 1 post or Airedale General Hospital (AGH) x 1 post


Responsible to: Manager in host organisation with supervision on-site in hospital


Annual Leave: 25 days per year plus bank holidays, pro rata


Pension: We operate a contributory pension scheme which you will be auto-enrolled into (subject to the conditions of the scheme).


Informal Enquiries: Christina Collins (Service Director) 01274 730815


Application to:


Closing Date: 10am on 11th November 2019


Interview Date: 14th November 2019


Job Description and Person Specification

Application Form

Equal Opportunities Monitoring Form


Closing date: 11th November 2019 10:00am
Hours: 22.5
Salary: £19,108 Pro-Rata
Salary Frequency: Per annum
This job is connected with: Mind in Bradford