Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Program

TOG Mind are looking for people who have good communication skills to assist with the delivery o our Oldham 'Improving Access to Psychological Therapies' (IAPT)
Duration: Ongoing
When can volunteers volunteer? Weekly
Availability:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this organisation. E.G Monday morning.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
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Evening
Tasks the volunteer will be required to do:

Working on a one to one basis with our client referrals you will be responsible for carrying our assessments, helping our clients to develop understanding and coping strategies to help with their mental health wellbeing and or signposting to more appropriate services.

Requirements: Relevant qualification or training
Skill and Qualifications Required:

Have experience of working 1:1 with vulnerable people
Have an interest in mental health support

Areas of Interest: Mental Health
Opportunity suitable for: Long term commitment, Older people, University students
What activities will the volunteer do? Providing advice
Skills gained in this role: Listening, Talking to others
Home based opportunity? No
DBS Check Required: Yes
Opportunity Accessibility: Step free access clearly signposted into the building

About the host organisation

Hosted by: Tameside Oldham and Glossop Mind
Organisation Profile: Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind is an innovative and dynamic organisation that provides helpful services promoting the well-being and improvement of the mental health of our clients. We have been around for over 30 years and our mission in life is to simply offer a service that’s best-in-class. We do this by providing a regularly refreshed and diverse range of activities and services that promote psychological and physical well-being, stimulating recovery and leading to people returning to a positive and active life in society and generally feeling much better. 1 in 4 of us will need help and support with our mental health at some point in our lives, so if you feel like you might be one of them, or know someone who’s struggling, you’ve come to the right place.