Peer Volunteer – Community Hub

  • Title: Peer Volunteer – Community Hub
  • Location: Renfrewshire
  • Closing date: March 18, 2020

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RAMH work in Partnership to provide a range of holistic group and individual supports to enable people on their recovery journey. RAMH provide a range of specialist and practical support services including employability, community-based groups and individual support. We are recruiting peer volunteers who will support our ongoing work, empowering individuals to be more involved in the self- management of their own mental health.  We are looking to recruit enthusiastic individuals with a lived experience of mental health issues who can identify and demonstrate the personal skills and attributes gained from their own personal journey of recovery. We are looking for ‘Experts by Experience’.  As a self-management community hub peer volunteer, you would be using your lived experience of self-managing mental health to promote the development of knowledge and skills throughout the local community. This role will require the peer volunteer to provide drop in support to people visiting the local job centre who would benefit from emotional support, developing coping strategies and signposting to appropriate wellbeing resources.

This role would be for a period of 12 months

Training:  Appropriate training including induction will be given as well as “on the job” training, individual development training, feedback and supervision.

For further information or an informal discussion contact:Lisa Jane McGuiness or Lee Millar on: 0141 881 8811.  Application packs can be obtained by telephoning the RAMH Recruitment line on:   0141 847 8910 and quoting the ref no: 615 or can be downloaded from this page        Closing date is: Wednesday 18th March 2020 at 12 noon.

RAMH is an Equal Opportunities employer- Successful candidates will be subject to PVG/CRBS Disclosure check