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Post available
Support Volunteer (Age NI)
Location Moyle area
Description

Age NI

Support Volunteer To Living Well Moyle Coordinator

The Living Well Moyle service provides support to local people with long-term health conditions. We aim to match all service users who need additional support with a volunteer as soon as possible. Due to high demand, some service users may be placed on waiting list.

The Support Volunteer will provide an interim, floating service, supporting our service users who are waiting to be matched with a longer term volunteer.

No previous knowledge or experience is required to access this role as tailored training is provided.

Role Description:

  • Reducing isolation and loneliness by maintaining contact with service users in an interim period
  • Supporting service users with any immediate needs
  • Reporting any concerns about service users
  • Supporting the Living Well Moyle Coordinator

Desirable Skills And Experience:

  • Good communication and motivational skills
  • Maturity and sensitivity
  • Excellent listening skills
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Empathetic approach
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Reliability and trustworthiness

Benefits to You:

  • Learn new skills
  • Feel good about making a positive life changing difference in your local community
  • Gain social interaction and a chance to develop friendships
  • Gain knowledge on available services and activities and how to access them locally
  • Boost your CV and increase your employability

Additional:

  • We will provide a thorough induction, on-going training and support
  • We will hold regular one-to-one support / feedback sessions with you
  • We will cover out of pocket expenses
  • Location: Ballycastle, Bushmills, Armoy and/or Cushendall
  • This role will require an enhanced Access NI disclosure certificate

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