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Carers Support Group - Co-Facilitator: (Learning Difficulties - Shoreham)

Working alongside the Support Worker, to provide a confidential space for carers to meet on a regular basis to off-load and get information and support. A number of our groups are generic carer groups, others are for specific conditions: i.e. mental health, dementia, parent carer, learning disabilities etc. :

  • Providing¬†active listening, response, reassurance and personalised support to enable carers to share emotions to reduce stress and feelings of loneliness and isolation.
  • Identifying carer needs.
  • Signposting carers to our countywide Response Line for further support and onward referrals to the appropriate service and/or feeding back to the specialist support worker for further action to be taken on a 1:1 basis.

Practical tasks may be required at some groups: i.e. setting up the room and tea & coffee making duties.


Skills

  • Active listening,
  • Excellent & effective communication.
  • An insight into issues carers face on a daily basis.
  • A personal or professional insight into supporting an adult with a learning difficulty (desired but not essential)
  • An empathetic caring approach when engaging with others.
  • To be non-judgemental and be able to maintain personal boundaries.
  • Encouraging and promoting carer health and wellbeing.

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    Carers Support West Sussex

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    Community Works

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    Interests

    • Children
    • Civic Responsibility and Communities
    • Disability
    • Families and Parenting
    • Health and Social Care

    Activities

    • Supporting Charities
    • Supporting People and Befriending

    Details

    • Age/Gender Restrictions
      Over 18ys
    • 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:

    Ropetackle Arts Centre
    High Street
    Shoreham
    West Sussex
    BN43 5EG

    Other Opportunities