Peer Support Lead, Lancashire and South Cumbria

Peer Support Lead: £26,500

Area: Lancashire and South Cumbria

3 year fixed term contract (with possible extension)

40 hrs. Per week, 25 days annual leave

Do you have experience of working within drug services and with volunteers? Have you been affected by hepatitis C or have you supported anyone who has hepatitis C? We are looking for a passionate and skilled peer lead who has excellent communication and organisational skills. Creativity and innovation welcome! Higher education/NVQ3 and ability to travel essential.

You will provide one to one support to a bank of peers delivering key hepatitis C messages within substance misuse and hostel services across the Lancashire and South Cumbria area. Your work will involve maintaining and monitoring the Lancashire & S.Cumbria hepatitis C peer project, sourcing venues for peer education sessions, providing support to peers and ensuring that the peers link patients directly into treatment clinics.

Please download the documents below for the application form and more information about the project.