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Sessional Peer Support Worker

JOB DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Sessional Peer Support Worker (part time)

Reports to: B3 Service Manager

Responsible for: B3/BSAFE Service

Grade /Salary: £22,000 pro rata (including London Weighting)

Hours: up to 11 hours per week

Role Purpose:

To provide wide ranging administrative support to the Service Manager.

To manage the day-to-day administration for the project in relation to Health & Safety.

Work professionally, flexibly and creatively, promoting a culture of positive change and

outcomes.

Understand issues of social exclusion, diversity, offending and substance use.

Work collaboratively with colleagues and partner services.

Adhere to policies relating to safeguarding and governance.

To communicate B3’s vision and help deliver its mission.

Co-facilitation of B3 services.

To improve access to appropriate services for clients with substance misuse issues.

To assist in the delivery of an integrated service through the provision of training and

supervision.

Benefits Information

We have offered some flexibility in your contract hours as many applicants are claimants of

benefits. We have given you the most up to-date information, however, the responsibility is

yours to work out what best suits your situation.

If you work less than 16 hours a week, you may be able to claim Income Support or

Jobseeker's Allowance. However, if you have a partner who lives with you and works 24

hours a week or more, you will not be able to claim these benefits. Your partner may be able

to claim Working Tax Credit instead. For more info https://www.turn2us.org.uk/Benefitguides/Working-hours-benefits-rules/Which-benefits-are-affected-by-hours-worked

If you are getting Employment and Support Allowance and other benefits because of an

illness or disability you may be able to do some types of work within certain limits. This is

called 'permitted work'.

The idea of permitted work is that it allows you to test your own capacity for doing some

work and perhaps gain new skills. To help make this possible earnings under permitted work

are ignored in the benefit calculation, up to a limit of £115.50. For more info https://

www.entitledto.co.uk/help/Permitted-Work-Rules

Applications close end of business on Friday 1

st July 2022

Interviews will be held during the week commencing Monday 11

th July 2022

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

1 To co-ordinate the BSAFE weekend service.

2 To co-facilitate Recovery Champion’s training.

3 To supervise volunteers.

4 To undertake administrative duties, as required by the Service Manager, e.g., minute

taking, office diary co-ordination, dealing with routine correspondence associated

with the running of the B3 service.

5 To develop and maintain record keeping systems, as required by Service Manager,

for the B3/BSAFE service.

6 In absence of Service Manager, to ensure that basic general correspondence and

telephone calls are dealt with in an appropriate manner.

7 To support the Service Manager/Team Leader in their day-to-day responsibility for

operation of financial systems, petty cash expenditure and payment of invoices.

8 To be responsible for the collation of all information relating to services and service

users to enable the provision of regular data activity and outcome reports to the

management and the Board of Trustees as required showing service standards are

achieved.

9 To be responsible for the collation of all health & safety and staffing information.

10 To develop your own knowledge and practice, attend supervision and team meetings

so as to fulfil your role as an effective member of the team.

11 Ensure good working relationships are established and maintained with within the

service and with colleagues, and externally with other service providers and

commissioners and other interested parties.

12 Carry out any reasonable and lawful duties and responsibilities as required by the

Manager.

INFORMATION AND GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Confidentiality:

Ensure confidentiality at all times, only releasing confidential information obtained

during the course of employment to those acting in an official capacity.

Data Protection Act:

- To comply with the requirements of the Data Protection Act.

Conflict of Duties:

- All applicants to any post within B3 are required to declare any involvement either

directly or indirectly with any firm, company or organisation that has a contract with

B3. Failure to do so may result in an application being rejected or dismissal after

appointment.

Equal Opportunities and Diversity:

- To ensure that all service users, their partners, colleagues both in B3 and other

partner organisations are treated as individuals within B3’s Diversity and Equality

framework

Health and Safety:

- You are required to comply at all times with the requirements of the Health and

Safety regulations and B3’s Health and Safety Policy and Procedures.

- You are responsible for taking reasonable care with regard to yourself as well as any

colleague, client or visitor who might be affected by an act or failure to act by

yourself.

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