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Community Living Well brings together a range of clinical and wellbeing services to provide coordinated access to mental, physical care and social wellbeing support. These services are provided by a partnership between NHS and Voluntary Sector organisations.

Here, you can find job opportunities with our partner organisations.*

Job opportunities

KCW Senior Peer Support Worker for Complex Emotional Needs

Kensington & Chelsea Mind

£30,984 – £31, 895 depending on skills and experience

(37.5 hours per week)

The Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Minds Partnership is looking to appoint a Senior Peer Support Worker to deliver a new specialist peer support service for people with complex emotional needs. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced applicant to join our established peer support team.

As well as having a strong background in mental health, you will be experienced in working with people who have complex emotional needs, including people who have been given a diagnosis in relation to personality disorders.

Employed by Kensington and Chelsea Mind, you will work with NHS Integrated Mental Health Services and community organisations across Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster to build and maintain close working relationships with colleagues, individuals using services and professionals to provide a quality led, co-produced peer support service.

You will provide training, supervision and direction to our team of peer support workers to deliver community-based peer support; including 1:1 peer support, peer support groups, social peer support training and workshops, as well as having your own service activity to deliver.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of recovering and living well with your own mental health needs
  • Knowledge of the values and principles of peer support
  • One year’s knowledge, training or experience in mental health peer support work
  • A minimum of one year’s supervisory experience of managing and developing peers in a peer support setting
  • Experience of working with diverse communities
  • Knowledge and experience of working with people with complex emotional needs and people given a diagnosis of personality disorders
  • Knowledge of recovery approaches in mental health and trauma informed practice
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills
  • Ability to use experiential sharing of own lived experience
  • The ability to monitor and respond to the need for self-care
  • Proficiency and confidence in using Zoom and MS Teams to deliver support options
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • Good organisational skills

We welcome applications from all sections of our community.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment in full compliance with the Equalities Act (2010).

To apply, please complete the application form and equality and diversity form (below) and return to [email protected] (no CVs).

Closing date for applications: 6pm Monday May 23rd 2022

Interview date to be confirmed.

Due to the anticipated volume of applicants, we are not able to respond to applications individually.  If you have not been invited for interview by May 27th 2022 your application has not been successful on this occasion, and we thank you for your interest.

Job description

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Form

 

KCW Peer Support Worker for Complex Emotional Needs

Kensington & Chelsea Mind

£26,975 per annum

(37.5 hours per week)

The Kensington, Chelsea and Westminster Minds Partnership is looking to appoint 2 Peer Support Workers to deliver a new specialist peer support service for people with complex emotional needs.  This is an exciting opportunity for experienced applicants to join our established peer support team.

As well as having a strong background in mental health, you will be experienced in working with people who have complex emotional needs, including people who have been given diagnoses in relation to personality disorder.

Employed by Kensington and Chelsea Mind, you will work with NHS Integrated Mental Health Services and community organisations across Kensington and Chelsea and Westminster to build and maintain close working relationships with colleagues, service users and professionals to deliver community-based peer support; including 1:1 peer support, peer support groups, social peer support training and workshops.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Experience of recovering and living well with your own mental health needs
  • Knowledge of the values and principles of peer support
  • One year’s knowledge, training or experience in mental health peer support work
  • Experience of working with diverse communities
  • Knowledge and experience of working with people with complex emotional needs and people given diagnoses in relation to personality disorder
  • Knowledge of recovery approaches in mental health and trauma informed practice
  • Excellent communication and engagement skills
  • Ability to use experiential sharing of own lived experience
  • The ability to monitor and respond to the need for self-care
  • Proficiency and confidence in using Zoom and MS Teams to deliver support options
  • Computer literacy in Microsoft Office
  • Good organisational skills

We welcome applications from all sections of our community.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment in full compliance with the Equalities Act (2010).

To apply, please complete the application form and equality and diversity form (below) and return to [email protected] (no CVs).

Closing date for applications: 6pm Monday May 23rd 2022

Interview date to be confirmed

Due to the anticipated volume of applicants, we are not able to respond to applications individually.  If you have not been invited for interview by May 27th 2022, your application has not been successful on this occasion, and we thank you for your interest.

Job description

Application Form

Equality and Diversity Form

 

 

Young Adults Navigator

SMART (St Mary Abotts Rehabilitation and Training)

Are you…

  • looking for full time, meaningful work?
  • wanting to be part of an amazing team?
  • passionate about supporting people with experience of mental health difficulties?
  • interested in working with a diverse group of people?

Have you…

  • got lived experience of recovery from mental health challenges?
  • got paid or unpaid experience of working in a health and social care setting?
  • got an interest in developing knowledge of community services and organisations that promote recovery, change and hope?

SMART are looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to join a new Young Adult Mental Health & Wellbeing Partnership team. The ‘Young Adult Navigator’ will work on a 1:1 basis with those aged between 16-25, offering peer support, assistance with practical issues and empowerment to take an active role in their care. Through the sharing of your own lived experience you will support service users to regain control over their lives, their decisions and their own unique recovery journey.

Contact

If you feel you meet the criteria above and are interested in applying for the role, then please contact Helen for a job pack: [email protected] 

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*These job opportunities are advertised by Community Living Well on behalf of our partner organisations. Please see the relevant website links and job descriptions for more information about each organisation and role.