Recovery Practitioner (Peer) – Full Time – Distress Brief Intervention (DBI) Ayrshire and Arran

Job Summary

DBI is a two-tiered response; a Level 1 response from frontline partnership agencies and Level 2 supportive interventions delivered by Penumbra. DBI responds to a referral made on behalf of a person experiencing distress within 24 hours, with the provision of time limited support. The Service then delivers community-based problem-solving support, wellness and distress management planning, supported connections and signposting for a period of up to 14 days.

The role of the Recovery Practitioner (Peer) is to assist people who use the service to establish and maintain a meaningful and fulfilling life in the community; with a focus on distress management planning. Working collaboratively with the national DBI Programme and with the local DBI partnership, you will form part of the comprehensive DBI delivery and implementation to deliver compassionate, connected support to the people of Ayrshire.

Location: Ayrshire Services

Contract Type: Full Time – Permanent

Closing Date: 11th  April 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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