Volunteer Peer Support Group Facilitator for South and West Essex

(Brentwood, Basildon, Harlow, Epping, Saffron -Waldon and surrounding areas)

Rethink Mental Illness deliver All Age Advocacy Services across Essex, We are looking to recruit people residing in the area of North / Mid Essex

Our advocates and advocacy groups work to defend people’s rights and interests and support their wishes to be heard; for them to be treated with dignity and have their views respected.

You will be part of the whole Advocacy team, and in your role, you will be helping individuals in a group environment, to gain confidence and be empowered to make their voice heard on issues concerning their overall wellbeing.

As a Group Coordinator you would be involved in setting up and coordinating peer support groups for individuals across the community.

We will give:

Full training & access to e-learning materials
Support & supervision
Opportunity to develop positive relationships with individuals and organisations across the community.
Reimbursement of reasonable travel expenses

About You:

Excellent communication & listening skills
Experience and understanding of facilitating group work
Able to relate to people from all backgrounds
Understand the importance of confidentiality
Ability to remain non-judgemental
Good organisations skills
Good knowledge of IT (Microsoft Word and using email)
This role requires from you 4 hours per week, mainly week’s days

This post requires references and Enhanced DBS checks adults

How to contact us: By phone on 0300 790 0559 or email at