Peer Associate

Salary

Up to £24,000 per annum

Location

Kent & Medway

Type

Permanent

Published

6 months ago...

Closing date

20 Dec 2023

Peer Associate

Would you like to work for an innovative and progressive charity?  Involve Kent aims to improve health and empower people and communities to live well. We are looking for empathetic, proactive, child-centred people to join our Peer Associates Team.

Peer Associates are Lived Experience Practitioners who provide CYP and families with practical and emotional support and connect them to community services/assets including to a peer community of support with similar lived experiences. Peer Associates improve the experience of children and young people with learning disability, Autism or both, and their families/carers, supporting them to navigate complex care and support systems.

Please note, you must be able to drive and have access to a vehicle for this role. This role also includes providing regulated activity with children/adults and employment is therefore subject to relevant checks with Disclosure and Barring service.

For more information please download the full Job description below.

We at Involve Kent pride ourselves on being an employer of choice and encourage applications from experienced candidates and those with potential, irrespective of identity, background, life experience or circumstances, It’s vital that the voluntary sector is as diverse as the society we serve. We welcome the unique contribution diverse applicants bring in terms of their culture, ethnicity, race, nationality or national origin, age, sex, gender identity or expression, religion or belief, disability status, sexual orientation, educational or social background or any other factor. This role also includes providing regulated activity with adults and employment is therefore subject to relevant checks with Disclosure and Barring service.

Peer Associate Job Description

Peer-Associate-Job-Description-updated-08.11.2023.pdf

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