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Become a peer support worker

If you have lived experience and would like to become a peer support worker call the Recovery College to find out more about the Accredited Peer Support Worker course run in partnership with the Institute of Mental Health.

Tel: 0151 330 4140

Email: recovery.college@merseycare.nhs.uk

(link to prospectus & enrolment form)

link to Institute of Mental Health Peer Support DVD whose production team includes Mersey Care staff and peer students  

Peer Support Worker Video Link

Peer Support Worker Job Description

ImROC Briefing 5: Peer Support Workers: Theory & Practice

ImROC Briefing 7: A practical guide to implementation

Trachtenberg, M., Parsonage, M., Shepherd, G. & Boardman, J. (2013) Peer support in mental health care: is it good value for money? London: Centre for Mental Health.