Age NI is the
leading charity for older people in Northern Ireland.
is facing a significant shortage in nursing staff across the five Health and
Social Care Trusts. This is presenting real challenges for nurse retention,
especially in the care of older people. Project Retain aims to support nurse recruitment
and retention in care of older people by embedding a culture of ‘open andtransparent
communication across all bands and disciplines of staff’.
Age NI is now
recruiting volunteer facilitators to participate in Project Retain.
As an Age NI Peer Facilitator your role will be to assist
with the facilitation of focus groups involving a range of bands and disciplines
of nursing staff across the five Health Trusts. Supported by Age NI, you will
talk about what really matters to older people who are receiving health and
social care services.
If you have a keen interest in
older people’s issues, then we would love to hear from you.
Empathy and understanding, good
listening and communication skills, and the ability to facilitate conversations
from an impartial position.
What’s in it for me?
The opportunity to make a real
difference in shaping the future of nursing in the care of older people
Bespoke training in listening and
facilitation skills provided by Age NI
A chance to meet and engage with
Flexible participation - we work
with what suits you!