WER775 Peer Worker

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Penumbra are currently recruiting for a full time permanent Peer Worker for their East Renfrewshire Service.


Job Summary


To assist people who use the service to establish and maintain a meaningful and fulfilling life in the community. Peer Workers play a central role in the planning and provision of quality, recovery focused support to people who use the service.


Main Duties and Responsibilities


  • 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 use own lived experience to inspire hope in people who use the service.
  • 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 be responsible for maintaining the relevant systems of paper-based and electronic documentation.
  • Work effectively with other members of the team, and liaise effectively with families, agencies, colleagues and other stakeholders.
  • Uphold Penumbra’s Code of Practice.
  • Register with the SSSC as appropriate and maintain post-registration training and learning log to meet ongoing registration requirements.
  • Other duties, deemed appropriate to this grade, as and when required.




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Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expiration date: 06/11/2020
  • Location: East Renfrewshire
  • Job Title: WER775 Peer Worker
  • Hours: 37.5h / week
  • Rate: £18,207 - 18,805 / hour

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