Carers Groups Co-facilitator – Arun

Carers Support West Sussex

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You will support the Carer Wellbeing Worker at two local venues (Littlehampton & Bognor) to host a Carers Group, where carers can meet with their peers, are enabled to share their experiences, and learn more about our support offer.

These groups bring family & friend Carers together, where they can talk or just listen to others. Your role will be to co-facilitate these face-to-face groups alongside the Carer Wellbeing Worker. As part of the role, you would also be responsible for alerting the Carer Wellbeing Worker to any Safeguarding related concerns or disclosures.


Skills

Skills and attributes required:

  •  Good IT skills and able to use online systems including zoom
  •  Active listening, and excellent & effective communication
  •  Confident to engage with others within a face-to-face group setting
  •  An insight into issues carers face on a daily basis
  •  An empathetic caring approach when engaging with others
  •  To be non-judgemental and be able to maintain personal boundaries
  •  Encourage and promote carer health and well-being.

Benefits

You will be helping us to change the lives of carers by making sure they are heard and supported when they most need it and are looking for help. You will be making a difference by helping to facilitate the carer support groups alongside the Carer Wellbeing Working ensuring that carers feel supported, listened to and heard.

Practical Considerations

Other information

·       Out of pocket expenses are paid that includes travel and parking.

·       This role is available to anyone over the age of 18yrs.

·       Access to Employee Assistance Programme to support well-being.

·       We will require 2 References and a basic DBS check.

When do I need to be available?

Details Timings and commitment: timings can be flexible to suit from a minimum of 3-4 hours per month including attending training and meetings. Groups are monthly and timings vary but could be evening as well as daytime. Minimum commitment of 12 months
Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

Creative Hearts Cafe
42 Beach Road
Littlehampton
BN17 5HT

Bonito Lounges
1 London Road
Bognor Regis
PO21 1PQ

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
    Out of pocket expenses paid
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
    Over 18's only
  • Support on Offer
    A designated mentor will support you in your role from the locality team you will be part of and provide you with 1-1 reviews on the role
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training
    There is the following mandatory training required: • CSWS Induction Training • Basic Adult Safeguarding • LGBTQ+ Carer Awareness • Co-facilitator specific training from the Arun Locality team • GDPR (online)