A Peer /Service User Co- Facilitator for Tree of Life Workshops on Adult Acute Wards

Band 3

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Band 3
Fixed Term - 12 months
Part Time 15 hours per week
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£20,521 - £24,052 p.a pro rata inc.
19/01/2018 23:59

We are looking for 2 post holders who will each co-facilitate Tree of Life groups with an experienced practitioner across 2 sites each (Maudsley and Bethlem; Lewisham and Lambeth).

 The main purpose of the role is to work within the spirit of co-production and co-delivery of Tree of Life workshops with qualified psychologists across the acute inpatient wards and Psychiatric Intensive Care Units PICUs in the boroughs of Croydon (Bethlem Royal Hospital), Lewisham (Ladywell Unit), Lambeth (Lambeth Hospital) and Southwark (Maudsley Hospital).

The Tree of Life is a recovery focused approach, based on narrative therapy that focuses on strengths, culture, heritage and spirituality and can be used by staff and service users. 

Do you have personal experience of mental health issues?

Are you willing to share your experiences in a way that makes the delivery of tree of life workshops more valuable and meaningful?

Do you have experience of training, group facilitation or presenting and are able to talk confidently to groups?

Do you want to be supported to learn group therapy skills in a mental health setting?

If you think you meet these requirements we welcome your application.


Interviews – 6th February 2018.

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Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

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Further details / informal visits contact

If you need help completing this application, please contact Angela Mitchell at SUITE (Service User Involvement in training and Education ). Angela.mitchell@slam.nhs.uk Telephone: 020 3228 3722  Mobile: 07837 984608


Julie Fraser - julie.fraser@slam.nhs.uk


 Hanne Jakobsen - hanne.jakobsen@slam.nhs.uk - 02032282178

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