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EM018 – Peer Mentor Trainer and Coordinator

Newcastle upon Tyne

£16,135.13 pro rota (£19,900 per annum)

30 hours per week – 1 year contract

Closing Date – 29th March 2020              Interview Date – TBC

About you

Do you hold an NVQ Level 3, IAG Level 3 or PTTLS level 3-3 or equivalent?

Do you have excellent Interpersonal skills that enable you to work with people at all levels, motivate others and change people attitudes when necessary?

Do you have experience of creating, developing and delivering training to unemployed people and providing 1:1 support and using action planning methods to enable individuals to achieve their goals?

Do you have the ability to deliver informal / adult learning and education and to facilitate groups of diverse stakeholders?

Do you have experience of working to a budget and keeping relevant financial records?

Do you have the ability to work remotely and autonomously with ‘arms length’ supervision, operating within delegated level of responsibility.


If so, the role of Peer Mentor Trainer and Coordinator may be the role for you.



About us


Changing Lives is a national charity that supports over 17,000 people each year. We are a well-respected, growing organisation dedicated to supporting the most vulnerable people across the UK.

We began as a soup run supporting people who were homeless in the North East over 45 years ago, and are proud to still have our main base and central office in the North East. Since 1970, our services have grown and developed to support people experiencing a wide range of personal challenges, including addiction and recovery programmes, employment guidance, help for people in prison or on probation, and support for people experiencing sexual exploitation or domestic abuse.

We’re looking for committed and compassionate professionals who share our enthusiasm for changing lives.



About the job

As a Peer Mentor Trainer & Coordinator you will support the development, and possible accreditation, of an Employment Specialist Peer Mentoring training course.  You will also promote the offer to community groups across Newcastle and recruit learners for the training.


You will deliver the course to a minimum of 8 candidates and provide 1 to 1 and group support to the Employment Specialist Peer mentors  for a minimum of  6 months after completion  of the training to support them in their delivery of employment support to at least 1 other person in their community.


As a Peer Mentor Trainer & coordinator you will have experience of developing and delivering training. With excellent interpersonal skills, you will help candidates become more confident and motivated to enable them to achieve their goals, ensuring a consistent and high quality service. As the majority of delivery will be delivered via outreach within the community, access to transport will be essential and the Peer Mentor Trainer & coordinator may need to work outside of normal hours when required to respond to candidates needs.


Apply for the job


Want to know more about this extremely exciting and rewarding opportunity? Download the full job description and application form from https://www.changing-lives.org.uk/careers/vacancies/



We are passionate about creating a diverse workforce and positively encourage applications from under-represented communities. 


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