Peer Support Volunteer
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The volunteer will offer 12 engagements with clients who are adults in Tameside experiencing mental health issues such as anxiety and / or depression.
The peer support volunteer will support clients for up to 12 weeks and will require 2-3 hours of your time per week per client. It is important that you are able to commit to this time.
The role will involve weekly engagement with a client e.g. attending an appointment, attending a community activity, a doorstep engagement, a telephone support call, support to complete forms, support to access education, healthcare, employment, training/volunteering, access to resources to support wellbeing.
The role may have an element of lone working which will be monitored by staff of the project.
The role will be based on coaching and mentoring models – full training will be provided.
The role will be covid safe.
All reasonable expenses will be reimbursed to volunteers.
Full training will be given around the role.
Volunteers will need to be able to use zoom and attend mandatory trainings and supervision.
Training will be provided but having an understanding of mental health issues is beneficial