Peer Support Worker in Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 2022 at Leeds,England,UnitedKingdom

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<!--> Main duties of the job Recovering from a significant mental illness in the perinatal period can be a challenging experience and one that is enhanced by having the support of somebody who has lived that journey. As an integral and highly valued member of the multi-disciplinary team, you will provide formalised peer support and practical assistance to service users in order for them to regain control over their lives and their own unique recovery process. Within a relationship of mutuality and information sharing, you will promote choice, self-determination and opportunities for the fulfilment of socially valued roles and connection to local communities. To be successful you will have an understanding of how to engage and work with diverse communities and what barriers can prevent people from accessing support. Experience of working in a volunteer capacity in this, or a similar setting would be a distinct advantage. You will need to be able to work within an extended team of professionals, as well as independently and demonstrate good time management. You should have the ability to work sensitively with mothers and their families and an awareness of safeguarding principles. Please also note that the role may include some occasional weekend and evening working to facilitate events and community engagement. Applications are welcomed from candidates who wish to apply for a position on the basis of a smarter (Hybrid) or flexible working arrangement – please contact the Recruitment Team if you have any queries regarding this in terms of your initial application. Where candidates are successful at interview, flexible working arrangement requests will be taken into consideration and may be accommodated where the needs of the service allow. Please note that from 1st July 2018, all new employees are required to subscribe to the DBS Update Service, DBS checks for volunteers remain free of charge. LYPFT is committed to upholding its’ statutory responsibilities in relation to safeguarding adults and children. Please refer to job description for further information. LYPFT is a member of the Disability Confident scheme and is committed to providing a fully inclusive and accessible recruitment process. We welcome applicants with lived experience of providing unpaid care and/or support to a family member or friend with a disability, health condition, frailty, mental health problem, addiction or other health needs. Please note that the Trust reserves the right to close the vacancy before the closing date if a sufficient number of applications are received. It is in the candidates best interest to apply as soon as possible. In view of Home Office Immigration Regulations all applicants must state their current immigration status, including expiry dates. In submitting an application form, you authorise Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust to confirm any previous NHS service details via the ESR IAT process should you be appointed to the post. In submitting an application for a role please ensure that you only declare qualifications that are relevant to the role itself. We reserve the right to check all declared qualifications on an application form, whether they are directly relevant to the role or not. If you have not received any further communication from us within four weeks you are asked to assume that your application has been unsuccessful. If you should have any queries regarding progress with your application form please contact us. Please note: The Trust does not offer reimbursement of interview expenses. Applicant requirements This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.-->
Company: Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Leeds,England,UnitedKingdom
Application Deadline: N/A

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