Living Well Peer Support Development Co-ordinator

Full-time post which will influence the strategic development of peer support in Manchester.

Peer Support has the power to transform lives. Involving people with lived experience in the planning, design and delivery of services can transform services. Come and join us to make a difference by helping scope out a sustainable peer support service and network across Manchester – as part of community mental health transformation – offering a way of providing better access to mental health support. Working within Manchester Mind and across Manchester you will deliver work aligned with our values of:

Openness  | Belonging  | Strength  | Collaboration

We are recruiting a Living Well Peer Support Development Co-ordinator to lead on scoping and starting to develop a sustainable peer support system in a way which will influence the strategic development of peer support in Manchester.

Position: Living Well Peer Support Development Co-ordinator

Salary: £27,852 (initially 12 month contract)

Hours: 35 hours per week

Holidays: 28 days (excluding bank holidays)

The skills and knowledge that are important to us are:

  • Able to build relationships where people feel able to contribute
  • Able to start with collaboration to share skills, talents and resources
  • Ability to work in a strengths-based way that recognises the potential for people to develop and enable resilience.
  • Experience of working with people in the design and development of projects/services

You can download all application documents here:

Job Description & Person Specification

Application Form

Guidance Notes

Applications must be received by 10am, Monday 22 August 2022. Interviews for successful applicants will take place early in September.

Manchester Mind is striving to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. Manchester Mind sees it as a positive advantage if you have experience of mental health issues and/or have used mental health services, or had experience of volunteering.

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