Changes Recruitment

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Would you like a rewarding role where you can make a difference to peoples lives?

Changes Health and Wellbeing are currently looking for a motivated and skilled individual to work alongside North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust. Working as part of the Liaison and Diversion service, it will be your role to support the mental wellbeing and act as a mentor for those within the criminal justice system. This service aims to add value, purpose, and direction in people’s lives.

Peer Worker
£18,546

The Peer Workers need to have personal experience of the criminal justice system (at a minimum arrested) and personal experience within mental health, learning disabilities, substance misuse or another vulnerability.

The Peer Worker must also be abstinent from all illicit substances, in active recovery for a minimum of 6 months and not to have been involved in offending for at least 12 months.

This is an excellent opportunity to put your unique personal experiences to use and enrich the lives of others with your knowledge. The role may lead to future opportunities within the service (subject to funding and availability of roles).

The Peer Worker will be based at the Hope Centre, Hanley. Localised travel throughout Stoke-on-Trent and surrounds will be an essential element of this role.

This is a two-year position and is for 37 hours per week.

For an application pack, please email recruitment@changes.org.uk

The deadline for all applications is 12 noon Friday 3rd December 2021

Appointment is subject to a satisfactory Enhanced DBS

Interviews will take place Week Commencing 6th December 2021