Key Accountabilities:
  • Training and supervising volunteer befrienders
  • Monitoring the befriending emails
  • Reviewing the project
  • Also supporting young people through 1:1 sessions
Rose has a degree in BA (Hons) Creative Expressive Therapies. She has been interested in mental health and especially eating disorders since her mid teens, primarily due to the struggle with an eating disorder herself. Rose was introduced to First Steps as a service user in 2011 during a relapse of her eating disorder. After taking a break and well into recovery, Rose volunteered for a year by facilitating a weekly Art Group at First Steps and later became a staff member. Rose loves cats, painting, going for walks in the country and playing with her little boy.