Group Programme and Peer Mentor Coordinator - The ...
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Group Programme and Peer Mentor Coordinator - The Camden Recovery Service The Camden Recovery Service Camden No. of Vacancies: 1 Permanent 37.5 hours per week Starting at GBP26,304.07 rising incrementally to GBP28,805.86 per annum Closing Date: 18/09/2017 Ref No: SHP494 Do you believe everyone should have a place to call home and the chance to lead a fulfilling life? SHP is a London-wide charity working to prevent homelessness and help vulnerable and socially excluded people to transform their lives. Each day our staff work with individuals to tackle the underlying causes of homelessness, such as poor mental health or drug and alcohol dependency. From supporting people in crisis to helping them take the final steps towards independence and employment, we make a difference to 7,000 lives every year. A brilliant opportunity has arisen to work within a specialist team working within an established Recovery Service and across the wider organisation. This unique opportunity would involve supporting a highly successful Peer Mentoring Programme which is recognised for changing its participant's lives plus enabling the roll out of an organisational Peer Mentor and Group Programme. Your specialist knowledge of the issues facing those in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction and those with complex needs will enable you to provide high quality support and development opportunities to Peer Mentor volunteers. Coupled with your experience of designing and delivering training, this will allow you to support the development of an organisational wide Structured Group Programme. This is a new and diverse role that requires enthusiasm, commitment and a solution focused approach. It is a fantastic opportunity to further develop your supervisory skills, work closely and effectively with partners, stakeholders and internal contacts and work creatively in response to the needs of the organisation. Due to the short turn around for this recruitment applicants must be available to interview on the date specified below. Closing date for applications: Monday, 18th September 2017 by 12:00pm (midday) Interviews to be held on: Wednesday, 27th September 2017 To apply, please click the Apply on Website button. SHP is IIP accredited and an equal opportunities employer. SHP's attractive benefits package includes: Highly competitive starting salaries which are amongst the best in the sector A 37.5 hour working week including flexible working hours (core hours are 10am - 4pm) in some services 25 days annual leave, rising to 28 days (plus eight paid Bank Holidays) Paid carers' leave and compassionate leave Sick leave, up to three months full pay then three months half pay A contributory pension scheme to which SHP will pay in the equivalent 5% of your annual salary Generous maternity leave (16 weeks full pay and up to 24 weeks half pay) and four weeks paid paternity leave, depending on length of service Interest free public transport season ticket loan (after six months) Tax exemption for 'cycle to work' scheme, childcare vouchers and payroll giving Comprehensive and integrated training programme designed specifically to develop the skills and knowledge involved in our work Employee Assistance Programme (EAP), available to all staff