Lived Experience Advisor & Activist

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ORGANIZATION: Borderline Support UK CIC


We are looking for authentic and inspiring individuals to join our Lived Experience Advisory Group. There is a crucial need for insights and perspectives from people with lived experience of borderline personality disorder, and the Lived Experience Advisory Group exists to ensure those voices are heard.

There is nobody better placed to identify what does or doesn't work, and to be part of the solution, than people with lived experience.

The Role

Lived Experience Advisors will be part of a team who work on a range of projects including:

  • conducting interviews, surveys or focus groups
  • writing and reviewing articles,blog posts and media posts
  • contribute to project planning and service user engagement activities
  • supporting service users who wish to share their lived experiences
  • supporting and reviewing research into BPD
  • auditing organisations
  • reviewing organisations policies, procedures and marketing materials
  • campaigning and activism

Person Specification

  • lived experience of BPD, this may be:
    • someone diagnosed with BPD
    • living with symptoms of BPD but undiagnosed
    • a carer/loved one of someone with BPD
    • a mental health/social care professional with experience of working with people with BPD
  • Access to a computer with reliable internet
  • Computer literate to a good level (email, Teams, Office, etc)
  • Able to be flexible and adaptable to project needs
  • A 'can do' attitude!
  • A committment to our mission and values

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About Borderline Support UK CIC


Collingwood Buildings, 38 Collingwood Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear NE1 1JF, GB

Mission Statement

We believe that no person affected by BPD should have to face this illness alone. We believe that people experiencing mental distress because of their BPD can direct their own journey towards wellbeing and recovery, to live a full life with improved mental health. We want to see a world where everyone living with BPD gets the support, treatment options and respect that they deserve.


Borderline Support UK CIC is a community interest company led by individuals who have personal experience with borderline personality disorder, a complex mental health condition that affects around 2% of the population. Our organization advocates for the use of lived experiences and peer support to provide information and support to anyone impacted by BPD. Our aim is to empower you to embrace life to its fullest potential.


Health & Medicine
Health & Medicine


Sun May 19, 2024 - Sat Aug 17, 2024


This is a Virtual Opportunity with no fixed address.


  • Mental Health
  • Organization
  • People Skills
  • Problem Solving
  • Relationship Building
  • Verbal / Written Communication




  • Must be at least 18
  • 2-3 hours per month

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