Volunteer Peer Facilitator (South and West Essex)
Rethink
Albert Embankment, London and West Essex, GB
2d ago

Volunteer Peer Facilitator (South and West Essex)

Location : South and West Essex

Hours per week : 4 Hours

Closing Date : Tuesday 30 June 2020 at 23 : 59pm

Informal Interviews : To be confirmed

This is an unpaid role. Reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses

Volunteer Peer Support Group Facilitator for South and West Essex

Brentwood, Basildon, Harlow, Epping, Saffron -Waldon and surrounding areas)

Rethink Mental Illness deliver All Age Advocacy Services across Essex, We are looking to recruit people residing in the area of North / Mid Essex

Our advocates and advocacy groups work to defend people’s rights and interests and support their wishes to be heard; for them to be treated with dignity and have their views respected.

You will be part of the whole Advocacy team, and in your role, you will be helping individuals in a group environment, to gain confidence and be empowered to make their voice heard on issues concerning their overall wellbeing.

As a Group Coordinator you would be involved in setting up and coordinating peer support groups for individuals across the community.

We will give :

  • Full training & access to e-learning materials
  • Support & supervision
  • Opportunity to develop positive relationships with individuals and organisations across the community.
  • Reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses
  • About You :

  • Excellent communication & listening skills
  • Experience and understanding of facilitating group work
  • Able to relate to people from all backgrounds
  • Understand the importance of confidentiality
  • Ability to remain non-judgemental
  • Good organisations skills
  • Good knowledge of IT (Microsoft Word and using email)
  • This role requires from you 4 hours per week, mainly week’s days
  • This post requires references and Enhanced DBS checks adults

    How to contact us : By phone on 0300 790 0559 or email at essexadvocacy rethink.org

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