Our Mission Enabling and supporting people to live full and independent lives

Ref: 19/37 – Peer Support Group Worker


Location: Merseyside Merseyside & Lancashire

Salary: £9,619.00

Hours: 18.75 hours per week

Job Reference: 19/37

Closing Date: On-going

Job Type: Work Role

Imagine Independence is a charity with a positive approach to mental health which works to promote opportunities for people to live a full and independent life. We are proud to have the support of up to 150 volunteers and over 200 staff members to help those who need us.


Based in Knowsley          

To provide support to a range of groups within the Knowsley Social Inclusion Service. To support the development of self-managed peer-led groups. To help identify people who are ready to move to other strands of the service and support their referral to other strands.

  • To empower service user groups to develop and lead peer sessions in the community.
  • To work in a way that encourages and enables service users to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Support service delivery when necessary and encourage service users to have active control in both planning and direction.
  • To record group activity and keep service database up to date as required for non-mainstream Service Users.
  • Assist in Identifying individuals who may wish to access social inclusive activities and refer them to other areas of the service such as the Bridge Building Service.
  • To support volunteers in their day to day duties.
  • To provide a range of options to assist group’s independence e.g. managing a budget, electing committees, choosing training and organising fund raising events.


Completed application forms are to be returned by email to ldanson@imagineindependence.org.uk

Please note that we shortlist from received application forms only, we do not accept CVs.

Closing date for applications: ongoing (This vacancy will close when sufficient applications have been received)


Imagine Independence aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community