Mindful Mums Volunteer Facilitator

Children and young people | Families | Health and social care | Mental health | People and communities | Women

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Location: Bromley Lewisham & Greenwich Mind, Across Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich boroughs, Orpington - Head Office location, BR6ORZ (see map)

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Start date: 30/10/2019 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • We are seeking volunteers to facilitate support groups to help mums stay emotionally well, develop confidence and social connections during pregnancy, birth or first year post -birth periods (this is often called the perinatal period).
  • Topics covered include identity, body image, relationships, connecting with others, managing stress, tiredness and worry and mindfulness.
  • As a Mindful Mums facilitator you will work alongside another volunteer to deliver 5 weekly sessions to pregnant women and new mums in Children and Family Centres based in the Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich boroughs.
Mindful Mums Group at a Children & Family Centre

Mindful Mums Group at a Children & Family Centre

What impact will this have?

  • Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind works alongside people with mental health needs and dementia, to improve their quality of life.
  • Our vision is that everyone with mental health problems and dementia gets the support and respect they deserve.
  • Bromley, Lewisham & Greenwich Mind is committed to achieving high quality in the provision of services and in all its operations. Our Quality and Performance Committee ensure that quality of service delivery is maintained and continually enhanced through a programme of monitoring and detailed scrutiny.

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • All of our courses run during school term time, during the day in Children & Family Centres across the Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich boroughs.

Expenses

  • Reasonable travel expenses are paid.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Charity
  • Interpersonal
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Leadership
  • Practical
  • Professional
What skills can I gain?
  • Charity
  • Interpersonal
  • Advice and support
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Team working
  • Professional

Training

  • Training will be given in facilitating groups and perinatal mental health. A full volunteer induction will also be provided and other relevant training is offered on a regular basis.

Location

Bromley Lewisham & Greenwich Mind, Across Bromley, Lewisham and Greenwich boroughs, Orpington - Head Office location, BR6ORZ

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