Peer Support Worker – Band 3

Recruiter
Location
Dundee, Dundee City (GB)
Salary
£17,760- £20,727 per annum
Posted
02 Aug 2017
Ref
D/LR/74/17
Contract Type
Fixed term
Hours
Full Time

Veterans' First Point (V1P) Tayside Based in City Quay, Dundee and sites across Tayside Peer Support Worker – Band 3 Fixed term/*secondment for 1 year initially* Salary Scale:  £17,760- £20,727 per annum *with the possibility of extension

An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within a “one-stop-shop” service for veterans and their families across Tayside. Veterans First Point (V1P) services are developed by veterans, for veterans and have veterans on their staff teams. Funded by the Scottish Government and Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership, V1P Tayside will provide information and signposting to other useful services; understanding and listening; support and social networking and access to health and well-being services - including a comprehensive mental health service delivered by a multi-professional team on-site.

Peer Support Workers are the first point of contact for veterans and family members who come to the service. As former military personnel, they bring a shared understanding of the transition from military to civilian life and seek to support each veteran and their family to meet their particular needs.

You will be required to achieve the mandatory Induction standards for Healthcare Support Workers in Scotland and to comply with the Code of Conduct throughout your employment.  

V1P Tayside has 1 full time Peer Support Worker post available and job share opportunities will be considered.

Hours of work are:  37.5 Hours (Part time hours will be considered)

Closing date for receipt of completed application forms – Friday 25 August 2017

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Please quote reference number - D/LR/74/17