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Carer Wellbeing Information Volunteer

We now have Carer Wellbeing Workers based in all the acute hospitals in West Sussex. The team also cover the various community hospitals throughout the county. The aim of this NEW role is to increase the profile and presence of CSWS and the team based within the Hospital, by engaging directly with the general public and health professionals. See www.carerssupport.org.uk. The volunteer would help oversee a CSWS Information stand where they would:

  • Actively converse with people visiting or attending the hospital.
  • Inform and enable family and friend carers to access support from CSWS either within the hospital setting or on-going support post-discharge.
  • Signpost carers to our countywide Response Line for registration, further support, and onward referral.
  • Engage and provide Information about CSWS to health professionals.

The volunteer would be asked to record details of engagement and actions.

Skills

  • A commitment and passion for engaging with the general public and helping family and friend Carers to access support.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • An insight into issues carers face on a daily basis.
  • An empathetic caring approach when engaging with others.
  • To be non-judgemental and able to maintain personal boundaries.
  • Encourage and promote Carer health and wellbeing.
Register your interest

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Posted for

Carers Support West Sussex

Posted by

Community Works

Register your interest

You will be redirected to the Community Works website

Interests

  • Disability
  • Emergency Response
  • Families and Parenting
  • Health and Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • Older People
  • Substance Misuses and Addiction

Activities

  • Advice and Information
  • Marketing and Media
  • Supporting Charities

Details

  • Age/Gender Restrictions
    Over 18 yrs
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Support on Offer
  • Training

When can I volunteer?

Between these dates: 01/06/2018 - 30/06/2019

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Location:

Worthing Hospital
Lyndhurst Road
Worthing
West Sussex
BN11 2DH

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