Community Peer Support Coordinator (MAST)

In partnership with Airedale General Hospital and Bradford Teaching Hospitals, we are building on our Safer Spaces work to deliver additional peer support in the acute hospital based in A&E as well as supporting discharge into the community. This will help to ensure that people can get the right support at the right time, as well as helping to raise awareness of alternatives to A&E.

We are looking for a part-time Peer Support Workers to deliver this ground-breaking work and work as part of our Multi-Agency Support Team (MAST) – alongside Psychiatric Liaison Nurses, personal support navigators, alcohol workers, social workers and the wider urgent care team. You will support individuals who have attended A&E in emotional distress, providing one-to-one peer support within the hospital.

You will coordinate additional support by working closely with the discharge teams within the hospital for those patients who may require some short-term support within the community for their mental health, substance use or frailty, aligning them to the correct workers within the MAST team. The job will also include outreach work to clients, working with the community-based team to provide person-centred support within their own environment.

Still interested? Of course you are! You can find all of the finer details below…

Job Title: Community Peer Support Coordinator
Location: Airedale General Hospital & Community
Responsible to: Manager in host organisation with supervision on-site in hospital
Hours of work: 28 hours a week to be worked on a rota basis covering 365 days a year. Shifts between 8am – 10pm on a rota basis
Salary: £17,073 – £20,868 per annum pro rata
Contract: Fixed term contract until 31st March 2021. Available as a secondment
Holiday allowance: 25 days per year plus bank holidays, pro rata
Informal enquiries: David Grant-Roberts (Crisis and Specialist Support Lead) 01274 586474 or
Applications to: Stephen Whiting:
Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 10th August 2020
Interview Date: Thursday 13th August 2020


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Community Peer Support Coordinator (MAST) Job Description and Person Specification

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