Lived Experience Coordinator – Probation Services

    Forward Trust
    Applications closing date: 10/02/2023
    Location
    South London, United Kingdom
    Job Type
    Category
    Closing Date
    2023/02/10
    Job Salary
    £26,995
    Region
    Greater London

    Description

    You will be working as part of a flexible, multi-disciplinary team, covering boroughs across London as a Lived Experience Co-Ordinator in the Dependency and Recovery Services as part of the CRS probation system.

    You will contact new POP, providing an information pack, promote the benefits of working with us and introduce them to our Lived Experience Peers (LEPs). You will establish a referral pathway and continually promote our service in London via locally tailored marketing/publicity, e.g., roadshows/events, workshops, surgeries, local media, leveraging material from our ongoing “More Than My Past” campaign, giving voice to people with lived experience, and reinforcing the message that recovery is possible.

    Our aim is to reduce re-offending through a comprehensive, holistic and person centred package of support. Our service is tailored to meet individual needs by delivering a range of programmes within the Dependency and Recovery framework.

    This role is primarily responsible for the development and management of the LEP’s Mentor service You will be required to recruit, train and supervise day to day management of volunteers and LEP’s.

    You will also co-ordinate team meetings, update training and provide supervision for LEP’s and Volunteers and where applicable support with Level 2 peer mentoring qualification.

    You will be required to manage a diverse case load with a range of complexities and risk levels . You will be responsible for completing comprehensive assessments, creating a collaborative action plan, maintaining accurate record keeping throughout.

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