Carer Group Co-Facilitator - UPPER BEEDING

Carers Support West Sussex

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Role Details: Within a group setting carers are enabled to share their feelings about their caring role to reduce stress and feelings of loneliness and isolation. This is achieved by actively listening, providing relevant information, responding to issues and concerns raised by the carer. Practical tasks may be required at some groups: i.e. setting up of the room and tea & coffee making duties.

As a volunteer, you will feed back to the Wellbeing Worker for further action to be taken on a 1:1 basis, or by signposting the carer to call our Carer Response Line. You will also be responsible for alerting the Wellbeing Worker to any Safeguarding related concerns or disclosures.


Skills

Skills and attributes required:

• Active listening, and excellent & effective communication

• Confident to engage with others within a face to face group setting

• An insight into issues carers face on a daily basis

• An empathetic caring approach when engaging with others

• To be non-judgemental and be able to maintain personal boundaries

• Encourage and promote carer health and wellbeing


Benefits

  • Out of pocket expenses are paid that includes travel and parking
  • Full Training Provided
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programme to support wellbeing.



When do I need to be available?

Details Timings and commitment: The second Tuesday of each month. 10:30 – 12:00. To arrive 15 minute early.
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

Upper Beeding & Bamber Village Hall
High Street
Steyning
West Sussex
BN44 3WN

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  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
    Over 18's only
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training