Recovery Practitioner (Peer) – Peers 4 HOPE

Job Summary

To assist people who use the service to establish and maintain a meaningful and fulfilling life in the community. Playing a central role in the planning and provision of quality, recovery focused support.


Establish an effective relationship with people who use the service in accordance with Penumbra’s policies and procedures.

Develop outcome-based personal recovery plans for each service user, which promotes self –management and social inclusion.

Co-ordinate delivery of recovery focused support.

Deliver community-based well-being workshops that promote positive mental health.

Provide practical support and supervision to Recovery Workers and/or Peer Workers as required.

Develop effective relationships with other groups and agencies in your area and take opportunities to promote mental health awareness in the wider community.

Be responsible for maintaining the relevant systems of documentation.

Provide accurate information and reports as required.

Provide formal input to Care Management reviews as required.

Be flexible and responsive to meet the changing needs of the service users and the organisation, within the agreed criteria.

Work effectively with other members of the team, and liaise effectively with families, agencies, colleagues and other stakeholders.

Participate in training activities and meetings as required.

Uphold Penumbra’s Code of Practice.

This Job Description is not exhaustive; the post-holder may be required to perform other duties, deemed appropriate to this grade, as and when required.


Location: Ayrshire Services

Contract Type: Full Time – Fixed Term

Closing Date: 14th March 2021

Salary: £19,814 – £20,881 (equivalent of £10.16 – £10.71 per hour)

Specific Hours: 37.5 hours per week


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