Advocacy Peer Educator Psychosis

  • VO84155


Description

The role involves sharing your experiences of living with psychosis with groups of participants to help facilitate creative training workshops aimed at raising awareness of the diversity of perspectives of psychosis. You will need good communication skills, lived experience of living with psychosis and willingness to share your experience with people from different backgrounds. A sense of commitment and willingness to travel locally are important.

Organisation aims and objectives

CAPS is an independent advocacy organisation for people who use or have used mental health services. We are completely independent from the people who fund us and those who provide other services to the people we work with. We provide individual and collective advocacy in East Lothian and Midlothian. We also host several experience-led projects across Lothian.

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Variable - One day workshops take place every 8 weeks, to suit volunteers availability. Volunteers are also required to attend planning and debrief meetings .

Restrictions

Experience required: You will need good communication skills, lived experience of living with Psychosis, & be willing to share experiences with people from different backgrounds. A sense of commitment & willingness to travel locally are important.
Travel details: EH3 9DR and various locations across the Lothians
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out of pocket expenses reimbursed (travel)
Training details: CAPS have a dedicated volunteer coordinator to provide training & mentoring for volunteers.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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