Job: Peer Support Group Volunteers

Job type
Voluntary
Expiry date
30/09/2019
Salary
£0

Job details

  • Voluntary (expenses paid)
  • One session each week and supervision once every quarter.
  • Greenwich: 54-56 Ormiston Road, London SE10 0LN

Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind provides Peer Support (group activities and therapeutic groups) run by Peer Support Volunteers for individuals in the Royal Borough of Greenwich with either a mental health diagnosis or who are impacted by mental health issues.    

Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich Mind are seeking Peer Support Group Volunteers, who either have lived experience of mental health issues, or who are or have been service users in mental health services. Having specialist skills and experience for the Peer Groups listed below would be advantageous.

  • Art and Craft Group (Wednesdays 2pm – 4pm)
  • Weekly Gardening Group (Thursdays 10am – 12 noon – monthly in the winter and weekly in the summer)

The role of the Peer Support Group Volunteer is to assist with the running of an interest or therapeutic group through social interaction with clients to ensure a safe and welcoming environment, and to work with other volunteers to deliver activities which relate to the group’s interests.    

You will receive support in your role from a dedicated service manager who will offer guidance and training as needed to help you in the role.

Successful applicants will be expected to undergo an Enhanced Level Disclosure and Barring Service check.

For further details contact: Leona Patterson, Peer Support and Volunteer Manager on 020 8853 2395 or email leona.patterson@blgmind.org.uk

Closing date:

9:00am on Monday 30th September 2019

Likely Interview date:

Tuesday 15th October 2019

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