Portsmouth
No financial remuneration as a voluntary role although legitimate travel expenses may be claimed
Voluntary
Job description

Do you want to work for an established and respected local mental health charity?

Solent Mind is the leading ­mental health charity across Hampshire providing a range of high quality services to improve people’s mental wellbeing and to promote choice and rights to everyone who needs our support. Our services operate in various locations throughout the Hampshire area. We are currently recruiting for:

Reference:                               VSWAFeb20

Title:                                         Volunteer - Student Wellbeing Ambassador                                            

Location:                                  Solent Recovery College, Portsmouth               

Commitment Required:          Minimum requirement:

                                                  4-6 Hours per week between 9.00am - 4.00pm

                                                  (Extra 2.5 hours once per term for Quality Assurance Group Meeting and Volunteer Supervision)

Role Description:                    The Student Wellbeing Ambassador will work closely with the Adult Mental Health (AMH) and Casual Peer Trainers. Meeting and greeting new and anxious students to the college.  Attending SRC courses and supporting students with individual needs and to help limit distractions during class.

As a Student Wellbeing Ambassador, you will be using your own lived experience of mental health conditions and what attending Solent Recovery College has been like to support, encourage and inspire other people experiencing mental health difficulties.

Date:                                       Starting from Tuesday 25 February 2020 - 6 months

                                                (with review after 3 months and chance of extension)

                          

There is no financial remuneration being a voluntary position, although legitimate travel expenses may be claimed.

An exciting new opportunity has arisen from Solent Recovery College in the form of a Student Wellbeing Ambassador (SWA). The SWA will be meeting and greeting new and anxious students at The Solent Recovery College Hub in Cambridge Road. Sharing with them their experiences of being a student. The SWAs will also attend SRC courses to support the Adult Mental Health (AMH), Peer Trainers and any students with individual needs to help limit distractions during class. Full training will be given.

As a Student Wellbeing Ambassador, you will be using your own lived experience of mental health conditions and what being a student at Solent Recovery College has been like to support, encourage and inspire other people.

FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO APPLY FOR THIS ROLE,

PLEASE SEE OUR ‘GET INVOLVED' PAGE ON THE SOLENT MIND WEBSITE

CV’s will not be accepted nor do we accept applications from recruitment agencies

Posts may be subject to a relevant DBS check

Solent Mind welcomes applications from all the communities in which we work.

Appointments are made on merit.

Charity registered number 1081116

Registered with Limited Liability in England and Wales No: 4004500

Posted on: 28 February 2020
Closed date: 31 March 2020
Job ref: VSWAFeb20
Tags: Social Care/Development, Care Management

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