Job Title: Peer Support Officer (Ref: PSO 08/19)
Employer: Colab Exeter
Hours: 18.5 hours per week
Salary: £22,126 FTE
Contract: Fixed term until April 2023
Reporting to: Exeter Locality Team Leader
We are recruiting a part-time Peer Support Officer to provide opportunities for carers to build resilience and reduce social isolation in and around Exeter. This role is part of the Devon Carers Exeter Locality Team based at Colab Exeter.
We are looking for an experienced practitioner to facilitate and develop meaningful opportunities that aim to build sustainable and mutual support networks and enable carers to become more involved in community and social activities.
Candidates should be able to demonstrate effective communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to pro-actively engage with hard to reach groups, and knowledge and experience of social care and voluntary sector provision in Devon.
The role requires the ability to co-ordinate and deliver groups and work independently to develop peer support across the specified locality.
Colab Exeter promotes equality and diversity and we welcome applications from all sections of society.
Applications: Please apply with a CV and covering letter explaining how your skills, knowledge and experience meet the job description and person specification. Applications should be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org before the closing date deadline.
Closing Date: 5pm Tuesday 20th August
Interviews: Thursday 29th August at Colab Exeter