Peer Mentor Co-Ordinator – Stronger Families
Peer Mentor Co-ordinator
The Bridge Project is looking for self-motivated individual with a passion for working with families and parents to become our Peer Mentor Coordinator. This is an exciting new opportunity to join the Stronger Families Team across Leeds and Bradford. The coordinator will be developing and leading a new scheme that will offer participants opportunity to use their life experiences to support others.
The scheme will provide added value to the overall Stronger Families programme, working closely with keyworkers to provide peer support to participants during any stage of their journey with the programme. This may include early engagement, support to appointments or listening ear. By the end of the programme Peer Mentors will leave with a skills portfolio that will support them in seeking training, education, employment opportunities.
The programme is part of Building Better Opportunities, funded by The National Lottery Community Fund and the European Social Fund. The programme is delivered in Bradford and Leeds to support families to overcome the barriers preventing access to education, training, employment and skills building.
To view the full job description and for more information about this role please click on the following link: Stronger Families Peer mentor Cooridnator Final JD
For an informal discussion about the role please call Jenny Brown 07769270861
Should you require assistance with the application process please call Vanessa Ross on 01274 723863
Please note, CVs will note be accepted.
If you are unable to apply online and require a paper application form please contact Vanessa Ross on 01274 723863. If applying with a hard copy please post to: HR Department, The Bridge Project, 35 Salem Street, Bradford, BD1 4QH quoting the job reference on the outside of the envelope.
Please note, most posts require a DBS Check at Enhanced Level, which EXTERNAL applicants will be required to pay for, unless they are subscribed to the DBS Electronic Update Service, in which case permission for Bridge to check the current status of a DBS certificate will be required. Please note that the current charge for a new DBS certificate is £44 plus an administration charge levied by our preferred provider of £9.50 + VAT. An online check Of DBS status using update service is free.