Job last updated on 7 November 2022

Peer Support Worker

Community Links (Northern) Ltd



£10.90 per hour




Only on site

We’re looking for a Peer Support Worker to join our friendly and dedicated team! An integral part of you supporting our clients will be your own lived experience of navigating the criminal justice system; this could include involvement with probation services, housing support, or overcoming substance misuse.

So, do you have:

Experience in supporting and advising people on your caseload
Great communication skills, verbally and written down
An understanding of professional boundaries
Experience of working with people towards better outcomes
Hold a full UK driving licence have access to a car

So, what is our offer to you?

Working as part of Community Links, you’ll contribute to improving the quality of peoples’ lives.

You will benefit from:

Commitment to flexible working
Hybrid working
25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, rising to 30 days
Many learning and career development opportunities, with paid and tailored training
Free Employee Assistance Programme 24/7 including access to counselling and GP services
Employer contributory pension scheme
Good maternity, paternity, and adoption benefits
Care workers discounts
Incremental pay progression
Access to our Employee Networks including BAME and LGBT+
Health and wellbeing opportunities
Cycle to Work Scheme
Access to Corporate Health Plan

We aim for our workforce to reflect the diverse and exciting region we serve. We believe people can only be at their best and thrive when they can be their authentic self!

We encourage you to apply early as your application will be reviewed as soon as it is received and we reserve the right to close this job advert sooner subject to finding a suitable candidate.

If you would like to find out more about this role, please contact: 07552326908 or 07787399931.

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