Mentor Training

Our Aspire Peer Mentor Programme runs twice a year and is a 15 week training programme with a graduation in week 16.

Applicants work towards a variety of Certa accredited courses including level 2 in Peer Mentoring and  a Level 2 in Substance Misuse Awareness.

The programme prepares applicants on becoming a mentor and how to support clients. It helps to build confidence, knowledge and meet new people.

Once the training is completed applicants will start a period of shadowing and then be allocated to part of the service. Their role will be to support clients either on a one-to-one basis, support in groups, attend external appointments and be a listening ear.

All applicants need to be discharged from service by the end of the training programme and must be free of substances.

Click here to download the application form: Volunteering Application Form 01.18

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About Aspire

Aspire is a partnership organisation set up by Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust (RDaSH) and registered charity The Alcohol & Drug Service (ADS).

We pride ourselves on being innovative and forward thinking, and work closely with the recovery communities we serve to provide flexible, responsive services, which offer the best possible recovery outcomes for all our service users.