PEER MENTOR CO-ORDINATOR
Job Title: Peer Mentor Co-ordinator – “Better Together” Project
Hours: 35 hours per week
Salary: NJC scales SCP 26-31, starting salary level SCP 26 - £23,398
We’re looking for an enthusiastic and experienced person to lead ”Better Together”, an exciting project funded by the National Lottery, through the Big Lottery Fund.
“Better Together” is a 5 year project which aims to increase peer mentoring support for people living with HIV across Greater Manchester. The Peer Mentor Co-ordinator will work closely with staff at sexual health and HIV clinics to ensure that everyone diagnosed with HIV has the opportunity to access peer mentoring support. They will be responsible for promoting the service, recruiting, training and developing volunteer peer mentors and facilitating matches between mentors and mentees. The project will also bring together local organisations to share best practice in peer mentoring.
“Better Together” will work in partnership with Positively UK’s Project 100 and will work within the new National Standards for HIV Peer Support.
More details about the Peer Mentor Co-ordinator role, including a job description and person specification, can be found in our candidate pack. The application form can also be downloaded here. If you would like a hard copy of the candidate pack and application form by post, please contact: Samuel Clarke on 0161 274 4499 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The closing date for this post is 12 noon on Wednesday 3rd May 2017. Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held on the 12th May and 16th May 2017 at George House Trust.
The successful job applicant will be required to undertake an enhanced criminal records check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.
George House Trust is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. We especially welcome applications from groups which reflect George House Trusts’ service user groups – HIV positive people (and other disabled people), gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people, people from black and minority ethnic groups, and people from refugee communities.
George House Trust's vision is for all people living in the North West of England to live happy and healthy lives and be free from stigma and discrimination; for all people to know their HIV status and to be HIV aware. Read our Mission and Values here.