Peer Volunteer – Time to Talk Group

  • Title: Peer Volunteer – Time to Talk Group
  • Location: East Renfrewshire
  • Closing date: February 21, 2020


RAMH East Renfrewshire Causeway Day Services work in Partnership to provide a range of holistic group and individual supports to enable people on their recovery journey. East Renfrewshire Community Support provide a range of specialist and practical support services including employability, community-based groups and individual support.  We are recruiting 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 an enthusiastic individual 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 Peer Volunteer in the Time to Talk group, you would be supporting individuals to identify and develop their own self-management skills through encouraging discussion in a peer supported environment to improve their mental health and overall wellbeing. The group takes place in Barrhead every second Monday at 11am – 1pm. This would involve providing support to facilitate or co-facilitate the group regularly.

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 on: 0141 881 8811.  Application packs can be obtained by telephoning the RAMH Recruitment line on:  0141 847 8910 and quoting the ref no: 611 or can be downloaded from this page.

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