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Awareness Ambassador (Aware NI)
Location Coleraine
Description Purpose of Role: To assist in the provision of information to people affected by or at risk of being affected by depression at Primary Care and Community Level Your activities may include • Identifying and targeting a range of suitable local outlets for information about depression Aware Defeat Depression e.g. GP’s, Practice Nurses, Practice Managers, Pharmacies, Libraries, Advice and Day Centres, Social Security Offices etc. • Ensuring the supply of up-to-date and relevant information to such outlets and services • Liaising with health professionals and other staff at the outlets with regard to the service you provide and the needs of the outlet. • Representing and promoting the organisation e.g. at exhibitions, information days and health fairs • Raising awareness of the needs of people affected by depression • Delivering standard presentations to local community groups ( this will not be required of all volunteers) Responsibilities • To keep accurate records of work and provide copies to your supervisor along with a personal expenses claim form. • Commitment to keep up-to-date with resources and services provided by Aware Defeat Depression • To attend support & supervision sessions and training events as requested Days/times required Ad Hoc- Flexible Are there any specific requirements eg min/max age 18+
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