Do you think that you have what it takes to be a peer mentor? Do you feel that your past experiences can be used to encourage others to move forward in their journey of recovery?
Sometimes service users find it easier to relate to someone who has had similar experiences to them. Because of your shared experience, peer mentors can have added insight into what the service user is going through. The aim of this service is to increase the service user’s sense of confidence and wellbeing, to support them to become more independent and increase recovery.
What do I need to become a peer mentor?
To be a peer mentor you will need to have achieved some stability in your life after overcoming difficulties in two of the areas listed below:
All peer mentors will be given accredited induction training and have access to ongoing accredited training at level 2. Peer mentors will be given one to one and group supervision while carrying out their mentoring. Peer mentors will be given training and support to move into their chosen employment, education or training.
Peer mentoring can be a stepping stone into employment, education or training.
You must be over 18. This is a voluntary role.
This position is subject to an application process followed by a face to face informal interview.
Apply online, email: email@example.com or call us.