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Carers 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 well-being.


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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
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Support on Offer
  • Training

When can I volunteer?

On these days:

Mon-Fri Day Eve
Weekend Day Eve

Location:

Ropetackle Arts Centre
High Street
Shoreham
West Sussex
BN43 5EG

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