Our workforce is made up of staff and volunteers carrying out a variety of roles, all of which add true value and contribution to the work we do, as well as providing plenty of scope for personal development and rewards which come in many forms. Mind BLMK is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community, we hold a commitment to Disability Confident and Mindful Employer charters.
If there is not a job for you, our volunteering opportunities may be an alternative. These positions give valuable experience and around 40% of roles within Mind BLMK are held by people who have previously volunteered with us.
Peer Support Worker (Liaison and Diversion), Luton
We are pleased to announce an exciting new role at Mind BLMK in partnership with ELFT for a Liaison and Diversion Peer Support Worker. This role will be line managed and supported by Mind BLMK but will be embedded within the Liaison and Diversion team in Luton.
The Liaison and Diversion team offer a screening and triage service to vulnerable adults who are going through the criminal justice process. Vulnerabilities may include mental health, personality disorder, acquired brain injury, learning disability, autism spectrum disorder, co-morbid presentation with alcohol and substance use. Their purpose is to support health and social equity in the criminal justice system and outcomes can include liaison with and referrals to other agencies and diversion away from the criminal justice system, e.g. under the Mental Health Act.
As a Peer Support Worker, you will bring your lived experience to support and enhance this teams work within the criminal justice system. This is a unique role that will require someone to be a self-starter, confident to lone work, able to assimilate within both Mind BLMK and ELFTs Liaison and Diversion team and have a passion for delivering high quality work within a challenging environment.
If you feel you have the energy, commitment and skill set to take on this role we would love to hear from you.
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