E76/18 – Peer Worker – East Lothian Services

Job Summary  

To assist supported people to establish and maintain a meaningful and fulfilling life in the community, by being a role model/ facilitator using own ‘lived experience’ of recovery.


  • To establish a supportive relationship with each supported person, enabling them to maximise their own resources in order to improve their quality of life.
  • To share/teach coping and self management techniques.
  • To be flexible and responsive to meet the changing needs of supported people and the organisation, within the agreed criteria.
  • To work in cooperation with other members of the Support Team, and staff from other agencies.
  • To participate in training activities and meetings as required.
  • To uphold Penumbra’s Code of Practice.
  • To be responsible for maintaining the relevant systems of paper-based and electronic documentation.

Job reference number E76/18
Download job description (PDF) E76 Peer Worker JD
Location East Lothian Services
Hours 36.25 hours per week
Closing date 24/08/18
Salary £16,752 – £17,343 per annum
A day in the life Peer Worker

To apply for this position please complete our short online application or download and submit a paper application.


Please note that online applications cannot be saved and must be completed in one session.


Completed applications and equal opportunities forms should be returned to:

Penumbra – FAO Recruitment
Norton Park
57 Albion Road

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