Current vacancies at PSS

We are currently looking to expand our team

Post: Peer Support Coordinator

Hours: 30 hours a week

Salary: Starting rate of £19,500pa pro rata

Contract: The successful applicant will have a 3-6 month probationary period and offered an initial one year contract

Qualifications: Ideally educated to foundation degree level in a suitable field (a healthcare qualification is not essential as training will be given)

Responsible for: Overseeing the peer support service, matching volunteers with service users, and monitoring relationships using the follow-up protocol whilst being the safeguarding lead

Location: PSS HQ, 19G Normandy Way, Bodmin, PL31 1RB. NB. This role may be offered as a remote position for the right candidate

Working alongside the support team, the Peer Support Coordinator will be the main point of contact for people seeking support from the charity’s volunteer peer network. It is the role of the Peer Support Coordinator to manage requests for support, using the information provided from service users to find a suitable volunteer peer supporter match for ongoing support.

The Peer Support Coordinator will be instrumental in recruiting, supervising, and providing ongoing support to volunteers who wish to offer peer support and recruiting more experienced volunteers into a peer mentoring role. They will match new volunteers with peer mentors, collect feedback, conduct audits on their work, and review the performance of the volunteer body. This diverse role will include hosting online volunteer meetings and developing and delivering training programs.

There is also room for role and service development, and you will gain experience in various areas of third sector management.

The role requires autonomous and independent working, a high level of professionalism, and excellent time management skills.

If you have any questions about this position please contact the Chief Operations Officer at 

The application deadline is Sunday 19th September 2021 at 11.59pm. 

Please click here for the full job description and person specification.


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