Carers Groups Co-facilitator – Online Parent Carers Group

Carers Support West Sussex

Register your Interest

You will support the Well-being Worker at an online Parent Carers group where carers can meet with their peers and are enabled to share their experiences, meet with other carers and learn more about our services. Your role will be to co-facilitate, host and provide tech support at the online meetings alongside the Well-being Worker. The Co-Facilitator would also be responsible for alerting the Well-being Worker to any Safeguarding related concerns or disclosures.


Skills

  •  Good IT skills and able to use online systems including zoom
  •  Active listening, and excellent & effective communication
  •  Confident to engage with others within an online group setting
  •  An insight into issues carers face on a daily basis
  •  An understanding of the parent carer experience would be beneficial
  •  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

  •  Out of pocket expenses are paid that includes travel and parking.
  •   Access to Employee Assistance Programme to support well-being.

Practical Considerations

  • This role is available to anyone over the age of 18yrs.
  • Acess 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: every 3rd Tuesday of the month from 10.30-12.30 and some times to attend meetings and 1-1s with your volunteer mentor. A commiment of 12 months.
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Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
    • Out of pocket expenses are paid that includes travel and parking
  • 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)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training