OK - I solved it though half a day of playing with the JQuery UI code for vertical navs.
For anyone else wanting to do this...I have attached the code I used. It is very similar to the
1. In a content-box on any given page you need the following HTML pasted in.(Note I have also posted the function here which is wrong, but it works. You can move it out to your functions.php file to be neater
2. You need to add Css styling to the elements.
3. Lastly you need tot ensure you have the following Link called. I ended up putting this in my headerscripts and at the time of writing I am trying to make it more elegant by relocating this to the functions.php file, but it works (although according to the experts it shouldn't)