As volunteer Community Peer Navigators, you will be using your own experiences of mental health issues to support, encourage and inspire people experiencing a mental health issue. By providing a role model and offering both understanding and support, you will help to raise others’ confidence, self-belief and aid their long term recovery. This may be in a group, social or one to one setting.
- Help plan and run group and activity sessions in line with the needs of participants.
- To support and encourage participants to identify their own strengths and life goals and how to take steps to achieve them.
- Support participants to develop coping strategies and mechanisms that they will be able to apply in their everyday lives.
- To promote recovery through the supporter’s own personal experience and life journey, inspiring others to believe that they too can progress and achieve beyond the issues they are facing.
- Providing participants with tools and coping strategies to play a more active role within their communities, through participation in groups and activities.
- Acting as a role model to participants.
- Participate in service evaluation and reflection, and support participants to take part.
Volunteers must have their own, lived experience of a mental health issue.
For further information about the role please contact Dee Brown, Senior Community Peer Navigator - Telephone: 023 8020 8923; Email: email@example.com