Women with lived experience of mental health problems and/or multiple disadvantage are being invited to be part of the Evaluation Advisory Group for the Women’s Mental Health Peer Support Programme.
The McPin Foundation, in partnership with St George’s, University of London (SGUL), who are evaluating the project, are looking for four women to join its Evaluation Advisory Group .
The Women’s Mental Health Peer Support Programme, run by Mind and Agenda, will provide grants to 85 community organisations across England and Wales. The aim of these grants is to support women experiencing, or at risk of, mental health problems. The programme will include peer support with women who experience multiple disadvantage (including homelessness, trauma, substance misuse, domestic abuse, contact with the criminal justice system and mental ill health). The McPin Foundation, in partnership with St George’s, University of London (SGUL), have been commissioned by Mind and Agenda to evaluate the Programme.
The McPin Foundation are looking for women to join an advisory group that will guide the evaluation of the Women’s Peer Support Programme. The role of the advisory group is to help the research team by providing expert input based on lived experience.
Group members will need to:
- Have personal experience of mental health problems and/or multiple disadvantage
- Be able to attend four meetings a year at McPin offices in London (between November 2018 and early spring 2020)
- Respond to occasional correspondence via email between meetings of the group (reasonable adjustments can be discussed)
Payment of £50 per meeting will be offered and all reasonable travel expenses will be reimbursed.
How to apply
To apply please complete the application form and return it by Friday October 19th 2018 to Andreja Mesaric (firstname.lastname@example.org; phone 0207 922 7872). If you have any problems at all filling out the application form please do get in touch to discuss alternatives.