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Peer Mentor - Unpaid Carers & Self-Directed Support - EAY09271

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Vacancy information
Reference EAY09271
Closing date 11/12/2023
Service East Ayrshire Council
Based at The Johnnie Walker Bond 15 Strand Street Kilmarnock
Salary £31,759.00 to £34,362.00
Hours hours per week
Contract type Permanent
Work from home No

Job Description

Contribute to the design, planning and delivery of bespoke multi-agency peer mentor support and practice improvement activity that contributes to delivering service improvements set out in the East Ayrshire Health & Social Care Partnership Strategic Plan; In order to assist with the promotion, delivery and integration of the key objectives in relation to those identified within the Health and Social Care Partnership Plan, the Community Plan and specifically in relation to the Unpaid Carers and Self-Directed Support Agenda.



The duties of the post involve Regulated Work with children and/or protected adults, as specified in the Protection of Vulnerable Groups (Scotland) Act 2007.  Successful applicants for such posts will be required to become a Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) Scheme member in respect of Regulated Work with either or both of these groups as appropriate, or if they are already a Scheme member, be subject to a PVG Scheme Record Update, before any formal offer of employment can be made by East Ayrshire Council.

Please note:- PVG members' records are constantly updated with any new vetting information that arises.  Any information that is disclosed on a PVG Scheme Record or Scheme Record Update, if relevant to the post being applied for, will be discussed with the applicant prior to any formal offer of employment being made.


Employment References

We follow the national guidance in relation to pre-employment checks namely “Safer Recruitment Through Better Recruitment”.  With regards to requests for references and in line with this guidance, during your application process you should provide details of a minimum of two appropriate and relevant references, one of which should be from your current or most recent employer.  It is also a requirement that the reference from your current or most recent employer is from an appropriate senior manager and it is not a reference from a former peer operating at the same level.


Additional Information

This is a full time permanent post based within Planning & Performance, Thinking Differently.

Work Pattern - Mon-Thu 9am-5pm, Fri- 9am-4pm.

Annual Salary - £31,759 - £34,362

The workstyle for this post is ‘Mobile’ - 20-49% of your time in an office or other work location.

You will work at your administrative base or another agreed office location between 1 to 2.5 days per week and the remainder of the week at home or other work locations as required.

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