Recovery Education Facilitators, South East Community Health Care
Specified Purpose Contract – 24 Months Part time (15 hours per week) at Grade III, Point 3, €26,615 Pro Rata. 2 positions available
Please quote reference number 2023-001 when applying for this position.
South East Community Health Care (Carlow Kilkenny South Tipperary Waterford and Wexford)
Adult Mental Health Services, is a service that serves both an urban and rural communities. The services are working towards developing a strong recovery oriented practice approach to service delivery and service user engagement. The service is largely comprised of Community Mental Health Teams (CMHT) that aim to offer support to people and their supporters in their own home and approved centers that provide inpatient services. South East Community Health Care is working towards implementing the principles outlined in the HSE National Framework for Recovery Mental Health (2018-2020). This is also in line with Mental Health Ireland’s strategy– Mental Health for All – Hope, Strength & Action (2022- 2024) Priority Area 1, Objective 1.
South East Community Health Care Adult Mental Health services is partnering with Mental Health Ireland to continue to develop and deliver recovery education in within in mental health service. Recovery education is where those with first hand experiences of using mental health services, become partners in the development and delivery of recovery focused education, alongside family supporters and staff that provide the services.
This initiative aims to promote an educational approach to recovery in mental health. It will do this through the development and delivery of coproduced content within mental health services and in community settings, with a clear emphasis on attending to narrative, building relationships and harnessing high quality adult learning.
Applicants will have a strong and demonstrable commitment to recovery informed by lived or family member mental health experience and experience of co-production and facilitation of recovery education programmes. the successful candidate must demonstrate:
· Experience of active involvement in mental health recovery education.
· Commitment to recovery informed by relevant having, either their own lived experience of mental health challenges or family member mental health experience.
· Strong and demonstrable experience of group facilitation or similar engagement processes with service users and family members as relevant to this role.
This position is a 24 month fixed term contract, the post is based in South East Community Health care (Post 1: Clonmel x 2)
How to apply:
In order to apply, applicants should send their CV & Cover letter highlighting how they meet the above criteria to the following e-mail: email@example.com
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Closing date for applications is 4pm Wednesday 1st February 2023. Applications received outside this time with not be considered. Shortlisting will apply.
Interviews will be held on week commencing 8th February 2023.