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Recruitment: Veterans First Point Tayside – Peer Support Worker

Veterans First Point Tayside, Dundee and throughout Tayside
Peer Support Worker, Band 3
Fixed term until March 2020 *
Salary Scale: £19,945 – £21,947 per annum
* With the possibility of extension

Please quote reference number – LR/409/18
Closing date for receipt of completed application forms – 29 April 2019

Are you a military veteran with a passion for helping other veterans and their family
An exciting opportunity has arisen to work within a “one-stop-shop” service for veterans and their families across Tayside. Veterans First Point (V1P) services are developed by veterans, for veterans and have veterans on their staff teams. Funded by the Scottish Government and Dundee Health and Social Care Partnership, V1P Tayside will provide information and signposting to other useful services; understanding and listening; support and social networking and access to health and well-being services – including a mental health and psychological therapy service on site.
Peer Support Workers are the first point of contact for veterans and family members who come to the service. As former military personnel, they bring a shared understanding of the transition from military to civilian life and seek to support each veteran and their family to meet their particular needs.
Hours of work are: 37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday 9am-5pm. Job share opportunities will be considered..
Informal enquiries to: Dr Michelle Ramage (Clinical Lead Psychotherapist) or Ms Jody Payne (Mental Health Practitioner/Adult Psychotherapist) on 01382 424029.
Internal Applicants: Written approval must be sought from your line manager prior to applying for this as a secondment. You will be required to bring this if shortlisted for interview.
NHS Tayside is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community.
Please download the full application pack from or click on the following link
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Internal applicants: please download the application pack from Staffnet. Please read the Important Job Application Information in the Information for Applicants section.
Completed applications should be returned to (quoting the job reference number in the subject box) or to HR & OD Directorate, NHS Tayside, Level 9, Ninewells Hospital, Dundee DD1 9SY
Short-listed applicants will be contacted by email. Please check your emails regularly, including your junk/spam folder.