Peer Mentor Coordinator

  • Job Reference: 00001662-1
  • Date Posted: 4 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Fusion Housing Kirklees Ltd
  • Location: Huddersfield - with travel throughout Kirklees
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £31,895 to £33,486
  • Role: Service Manager/Coordinator jobs
  • Job type: Temporary
  • Duration: To 31 March 2024
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

FUSION HOUSING works across the Kirklees, Calderdale and Wakefield districts of West Yorkshire, providing help for our communities to find and maintain housing through legal advice, employment support, learning opportunities, supported accommodation and local food bank provision

We have a vacancy for a PEER MENTOR COORDINATOR - KBOP (Kirklees Better Outcomes Partnership).  Fixed Term until end of March 2024

We’re looking for a motivated, skilled and enthusiastic Coordinator to design, deliver and manage a Peer Mentor Programme across Kirklees. Based with Fusion but also working with other KBOP providers, you’ll have the skills needed to support individuals to take the next steps into volunteering and beyond, providing a meaningful opportunity to really make a difference.

Benefits include:

  • Generous holiday entitlement: 30 days annual leave, plus 2 floating days, plus bank holidays
  • Employer’s pension contribution is 5% of salary
  • A focus on staff wellbeing with a daily 30-minute paid break and access to free counselling sessions
  • Hybrid working subject to business needs 

    Applicants must have knowledge and experience of:

  • Supporting people in housing, substance misuse, mental health or related fields
  • Supervising staff and/or volunteers
  • Designing and delivering training

 Further information, e.g. job description and employee specification, are available to download from the Fusion Housing website www.fusionhousing.org.uk or can be requested by emailing HR@fusionhousing.org.uk

To apply for this position:

Complete our online application form via the Fusion Housing website www.fusionhousing.org.uk

Or submit a CV which MUST have a covering letter to HR@fusionhousing.org.uk explaining why you are applying for the post and your suitability, addressing all criteria in the employee specification. CVs without a covering letter will not be considered.

The closing date is 12 noon Wednesday 31st August 2022

Interviews will take place on Thursday 15th September in Huddersfield

Fusion Housing has a commitment to safeguarding children and adults at risk and will ensure that all its policies reflect this.  This recruitment is taking place under our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Policy and Procedures.

An enhanced DBS check will be required.