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Following an amazing response to our volunteering opportunities in the last six months, recruitment for the majority of volunteer roles is currently on hold.

Thank you to everyone who has applied to date.

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 New opportunities in Oxfordshire – 20 places available on our Peer Support Worker Training programme

Do you have lived experience of mental health difficulties?

Would you like to use your experiences to support others?

Here at Oxford Health we are looking to recruit people with first-hand experience of mental health problems to work as Peer Support Workers (PSWs).

From April 2020 we will be advertising 20 PSW vacancies across various Oxfordshire adult mental health services. In order to apply for these band three paid positions applicants must have successfully completed our 11-week PSW training programme which begins on January 29, 2020.

Applications for the training programme are now open, the deadline to submit your application is 9am on Friday, November 8, 2019. Interviews are scheduled to take place on November 21 and 22..

Before applying please read the Peer Support Trainee profile, this explains more about the programme. To apply please complete this application form and return via email to peersupport@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk

Before starting the PSW training programme we ask that all trainees complete two half-day courses with the Oxfordshire Recovery College: Introduction to Recovery and Understanding Mental Health (please follow the links to find out more and enrol).

If you have any questions about this opportunity please get in touch either by emailing peersupport@oxfordhealth.nhs.uk or by calling 01865 902817 and leaving a message with your name and contact information.

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