Mental Health Ireland: Recovery Education Facilitator (Part-Time) - Laois / Offaly

Mental Health Ireland & HSE

1 Recovery Education Facilitator Laois / Offaly (Part Time – 24 hours):

Please quote reference number 2021-001 when applying for this position.

CHO MLM (8) Midlands, Louth & Meath, 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 centres that provide inpatient services. CHO MLM is working towards implementing the principles outlined in the HSE National Framework for Recovery Mental Health (2018-2020). This is also in line with Living Life Well / Goal 5 of Mental Health Irelands strategy – Empowerment – from Ideas to Actions (2019 – 2021).

CHO MLM Adult Mental Health services is partnering with Mental Health Ireland to continue to develop, deliver and embed recovery education in 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 in community settings and elsewhere, with a clear emphasis on attending to narrative, building relationships and harnessing high quality adult learning.

Mental Health Ireland, in collaboration with HSE CHO MLM Adult Mental Health Services is recruiting 1 x Recovery Education Facilitator for Laois / Offaly MHS (part time -24 hours) for a 24 month fixed term.

The post holder will assist services in achieving targets set out in the HSE National Framework for Recovery Mental Health (2018-2020).

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 lived experience 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. There are several options for the base of work across the region dependant on the candidates preferences.

Please forward a CV and covering letter of application to Download the job description here:

Informal inquiries can be made to Eileen Cunningham –

Closing date for applications is Thursday 28th January at 4pm 2021. Applications received outside this time will not be considered.

Interviews will be held on 2nd week February 2021. Shortlisting will apply.

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General Info

Date Entered/Updated
8th Jan, 2021
Laois / Offaly
Expiry Date
28th Jan, 2021