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Peer Mentor Coordinator | Durham, Darlington, Middlesbrough

North EastFull Time / Permanent
£25,000

Ingeus is all about people, our mission is to enable better lives. We specialise in delivering employment, health, justice and youth services, creating new and improved ways to support everyone daily and drive social change.

The Peer Mentor Coordinator will be responsible for:

  • Recruitment and training Peer Mentors
  • Managing and supervising Peer Mentors
  • Support the Activity Facilitator with the delivery of mentoring related interventions
  • Working with Peer Mentors to devise new interventions and sessions at the request of the SMT
  • Attending meetings to develop new opportunities for the involvement of Peer Mentors
  • Being an integral part of the intervention team; engaging prospective Peer Mentors from current participants and the local community and encouraging Peer Mentor support.

Accountabilities; 

  • Manage and maintain systems to provide a comprehensive Peer Mentoring service
  • Develop and deliver an annual Peer Mentoring development plan;
  • Assess the suitability and risk levels of referrals to the Peer Mentor training
  • Recruit, train and supervise new Peer Mentors
  • Support Peer Mentors in the delivery of interventions
  • Work with Support Workers and Activity Facilitators to identify ways in which Peer Mentors can support other group activities
  • Manage Peer Mentors to ensure that standards of excellence are continually met and that Peer Mentors are able to cope with the demands placed upon them – this includes continually assessing their progress and levels of risk as it relates to reoffending
  • Attend Team Meetings with local stakeholders to promote the Peer Mentor service
  • Promote a strong brand and ensure that Ingeus become an integral part of the local communities and businesses
  • Develop and maintain strong internal and external relationships
  • Maintain a sound knowledge of contract requirements
  • Ensure adherence to quality processes and procedures
  • Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 each employee has a responsibility to Health and Safety and must also adhere to their responsibilities as laid out in the H & S policy

As an Ingeus employee, you will have access to a range of benefits such as 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, life insurance, private medical care, company pension, online discount shopping, additional leave for personal development and community volunteering, the opportunity to buy those extra perks such as extra annual leave, critical illness cover, dental insurance and discounted gym membership, wellbeing services and more.

At Ingeus, we value diversity and inclusion and actively encourage applications from everyone, including those that are underrepresented in our workforce. We promote equality of opportunity in all aspects of employment, including a positive working environment. We are a Disability Confident Leader, a Mindful Employer, a Stonewall Champion, and we’re committed to the Armed Forces Covenant.

For more information about Ingeus, the services we provide, a more detailed benefits overview and how you can become part of the team, please visit https://ingeus.com/uk/work-for-us.

Job no:
496076

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At Ingeus we provide services for people, business and communities in employment, skills, health and justice. We value diversity and inclusion and as a Disability Confident leader, a Stonewall Diversity Champion and an Armed Forces Covenant supporter we welcome applications from all parts of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation or background.