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Communication Skills Development Programme Volunteer (Stage 2)
Location Causeway area
Description The Stroke Association strives for a world where there are fewer strokes and all those touched by stroke get the help they need. A Stroke Association Communication Skills Development Group Volunteer would spend time with, and support members during meetings. The role entails helping group members undertake activities and social events as directed by the Speech & Language Therapy Assistant, spending time listening to and supporting group members and facilitating the communication skills of people living with aphasia as a consequence of stroke by following advice and using the materials and training provided. Volunteers will be required to attend brief meetings with the SLTA about new group members and attend regular follow up meetings to discuss progress and to update the work programme. The role would ideally suit someone who has good communication skills, a patient and flexible approach, a friendly and socialable manner and the ability to work without direct supervision. Out of pocket expenses will be reimbursed. Please note that Enhanced Access NI clearance is required for this role, along with two satisfactory references.
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