Service User Expert By Experience Group

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) Service User Involvement job
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) provides inpatient and community-based mental health care for people living in Bath and North East Somerset (B&NES), Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon and Wiltshire. We also provide specialist services extending throughout the south west.

Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Trust is looking to recruit 10 Service User Expert By Experience  to the newly forming Trustwide Service User Expert By Experience Group.

“Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) aspires to achieve a culture where the voice of our Service Users, their Carers and Families, is at the heart of all that we do.

We believe that service users should be influential partners in driving, delivering and supporting positive change, and providing us with constructive challenge. Actively listening to the expertise and lived experience of our service users, their Carers and Families will enable us to deliver high quality and safe care.

We are launching our Trustwide Service User Expert By Experience (ExbyEx) Group this October 2019 where Service User ExbyEx representatives will work alongside services, Service Users, and Staff, influencing and shaping the quality agenda both strategically across the Trust and locally.

We are recruiting Experts by Experience (ExByEx) Service User from

·       Adults service (Adults of all ages) who use Secondary Care Services (see supporting information document for more information)

·       Specialized Services

·       Secure Services

Please see the attached documents which contain full information about the role and application form

Please note: Closing date for applications is August 7th