Peer Support Worker - LGBT*

PEER SUPPORT WORKER- LGBT*
Fixed Term for 12 months
£23,398 – £24,964 pro rata
20 hours
Quote ref PSW 04/17/05

This role requires that the worker openly identifies as LGB&T*

RISE has secured funding for two exciting new accommodation based services funded by the Department of Communities and Local Government (DCLG), which are developed and delivered with local and national partners.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a ground breaking LGB &T initiative which builds on an earlier pilot project by RISE in Brighton, working in partnership with specialist DV, LGB&T and Housing providers in London and Manchester to increase safe housing and housing related support for LGB&T individuals.

We are looking for 1x 37 hour per week specialist LGB&T domestic violence case worker to provide residential and floating support and 1x 20 hours LGB&T domestic violence Peer support worker to develop and provide 1-1, Group and Peer support to clients.

CLOSING DATE: 23 May 2017

RISE is committed to following Equality and Diversity and safer recruitment practices.
On appointment eligible staff will be expected to complete an enhanced DBS disclosure and supply us with references.

We positively encourage applications from the Black and minority ethnic communities as they are currently under-represented in our organisation.

To Apply:

Please download and read the Application Pack and the Application Form, then complete the Application Form and upload it using the form below.

For any queries please email us using the form on the Contact Us page, quoting the reference number and job title on your email.

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