Vacancy: Volunteer and Peer Support Coordinator – South Yorkshire Liaison and Diversion


NJC Scale SO1 (scp 29 – 31), starting at £26,470 pa

37 hours per week

South Yorkshire

Touchstone is looking for an individual who understands the power of involving peers and volunteers in delivering inspirational and recovery-focused support for people who have contact with the criminal justice system.  With experience of coproducing outcomes with external partners as well as individual service users, you will lead Touchstone’s part in a new Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service across South Yorkshire.  You will identify and develop peer support opportunities, and then motivate and support service users and the L&D service as a whole to develop.  You will take responsibility for managing a small team of paid staff, working as part of a cross-boundary multidisciplinary team, led by South West Yorkshire Partnerships Foundation Trust (SWYPFT).

CLOSING DATE:  3 March 2019

Interviews will be held on: 12 March 2019

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Touchstone is an equal opportunities organisation, a Trans Positive employer and applications are welcome from all sections of the community, particularly LGBT communities and/or people with disabilities who are under-represented within Touchstone.  Application forms and further details can be obtained by going to our website at or writing to: Touchstone, Touchstone House, 2-4 Middleton, Crescent, LEEDS, LS11 6JU (quoting the reference) or by e-mailing  Please return all completed applications to either the email or postal address.

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