Peer Mentor

08 Apr 2021
06 May 2021
Engineering, Defence
Contract Type
Full Time

Peer Mentor
Salary: National Minimum Wage
Hours: 37 hours per week - Fixed Term (up to December 2021)
Location: County Durham

About the employer
Our client aims to be the UK's leading regeneration charity, working through partnership to create communities in which people are proud to live and work.

This post is part funded through ESF and the Youth Employment Initiative, under the 2 European Structural and Investment Funds Growth Programme - 1.3 Sustainable Integration of Young People into the Labour Market; this post will spend 100% of time on DurhamWorks and the funding will cease on 31st December 2021.

About the role
The charity is seeking Mentors who can offer guidance, support, and form a positive one-to-one relationship with mentees. The mentor's role is to provide support to the mentee to enable them to take responsibility for areas of professional development. The mentor is there to help improve the knowledge and required skills of the mentee by creating a supportive, challenging and a reflective learning environment.

Peer Mentors will share life experiences with participants and will be able to demonstrate stability, whilst drawing on their own life experience in offering support. The young people will be supported on a journey towards positive activity and work enabling a new sense of self and creating social networks that will allow them to develop and sustain their journey.

A bit about you
They are looking for an enthusiastic individual with personal experience or knowledge of the challengers faced by young people. You will have experience in establishing and developing face to face relationships with young people as well as having a professional, tactful and patient approach.

You'll thrive working in a busy and friendly environment and will be able to work effectively as a member of a team within a complex, changing and challenging environment

Closing date: Midnight on Wednesday 21st April 2021


Please click the apply button. You will be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer's website where you can complete your application for this position.

Make yourself at home:

This charity wants you to be yourself and they value everything that makes you unique. They recognise and celebrate your difference and together they make the organisation a special and great place to work.

This charity is committed to safeguarding and protecting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

No agencies please.