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Peer Mentor – Gambling

  • Part time
  • £26,281 pro-rata
  • Hybrid: Glasgow / Edinburgh
  • Closing 19th June 2024


  • Advertised from 11th June 2024
  • Hours 18.5 per week 24-month contract (with the possibility of extension) Hybrid with occasional weekend working. We are flexible in discussing work schedules.

Role

This is an exciting new role to be part of a team that will drive forward innovative practices for women experiencing or affected by gambling harm. If you are passionate about utilising your own experiences to connect with women and offer support this role is for you. Within this exciting new role, you will be supporting women at risk of or experiencing homelessness and gambling harm by delivering holistic care and support in a group environment. This role will involve working directly with women to provide access to trauma-informed care and support by creating psychologically safe spaces and fostering connection. This Peer Mentor role will connect and support women throughout Scotland who are experiencing or affected by gambling harm and normalise the harms associated with gambling. We welcome women who have experienced gambling harm themselves or have been affected by someone else's gambling to apply. Job Purpose Within a team of skilled practitioners, this role will:

  • Create psychologically safe spaces where women feel comfortable to connect and share their stories.
  • Provide a progressive model of support and care that goes beyond traditional approaches, reimagining what services for women can offer.
  • Support a culture which encourages leadership through empowerment and dynamic risk-informed decision-making.
  • Work using a human-rights-based approach to ensure women have their rights upheld. Support women to activate their rights, access advocacy services and pathways and address systemic barriers.

A Job Description and Person Specification is available for download below.

Application notes

To apply please complete the application form and email a CV to hello@thrivintogether.org.uk

Closing Date Wednesday 19th June 2024 12 noonInterview Date Thursday 27th June 2024


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