Peer Support Officer - Scotland

Scottish Peer Support Officer: £24,500

Area: Forth Valley (Central Scotland)

1 year fixed term contract (with possible extension)

40 hrs. Per week, 25 days annual leave

Do you have experience of working within drug services and with volunteers? Have you been affected by hepatitis C or have you supported anyone who has hepatitis C? We are looking for a passionate and skilled peer support officer who has excellent communication and organisational skills. Creativity and innovation welcome! Higher education/SVQ3 and ability to travel essential.

You will provide one to one support to a bank of peers delivering key hepatitis C messages within substance misuse and hostel services across central Scotland. Your work will involve maintaining and monitoring the Scottish hepatitis C peer project, sourcing venues for peer education sessions, providing support to peers and ensuring that the peers link patients directly into treatment clinics.