N64/19 – Recovery Practitioner (Peer Work) – 1st Response Moray

Job description

The role of Recovery Practitioner (Peer) has been developed specifically for people who have lived experience of mental health problems. Through sharing learning from their own experience, peer workers will inspire hope and belief that recovery is possible. Within a relationship of mutuality and information sharing, Practitioners will promote self-management and opportunities for improved health and wellbeing.

1st Response Moray is a new and innovative service, delivering a time-limited and supportive problem-solving contact with a person in distress. Driven by the need to respond to distress with a coordinated and connected approach, 1st Response Moray is underpinned by the core value of responding with compassion.

Comprising of a two level model, the service receives referrals from Level 1 frontline partners working across primary and secondary care and the emergency services. Level 2 responses involve making contact within 24 hours of referral to provide wellness and distress management planning and community-based supported connections and signposting for a period of up to 14 days.

Job reference number N64/19
Download job description (PDF) N64 Recovery Practitioner (Peer)
Location Mental Health & Wellness Centre, Elgin, Moray
Closing date Monday 27th May at midday
Hours 16 hours per week; working as part of operational rota to include early mornings, evenings and weekends
Salary £18,777 – £19,788 per annum pro rata (£9.96 – £10.50/hr equivalent)
A day in the life Recovery Practitioner

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Penumbra – FAO Recruitment
Norton Park
57 Albion Road

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