Communication Project Volunteer - Wandsworth at Connect - The Communication Disability Network

To assist in the communication and facilitation of a research project with people with aphasia

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Hours per week 4 hours
Location Wandsworth
Description

Connect is organising a Steering group for people with aphasia (communication difficulties following stroke). The aim is for this group to consult and develop a communication pack to help people with aphasia communicate more equally in GP consultations; this will then be presented by the group to GPs. The volunteer role, working together with the Service Coordinator is to:
• Organise a series of meetings and create aphasia friendly agendas/information
• Research and present information/ resource ideas
• Implement actions from the meetings
• Liaise with GPs and prepare group members to present the communication pack to them.

This opportunity will assist you in gaining the following skills:

  • Interpersonal/Confidence
  • Teamwork
  • Problem solving/Creativity
  • Planning/Organising
  • Analytical/Research

Training will be provided by the organisation for this position:

Training - Develop your Communication Skills, Risk Assessment and Safeguarding Individuals.

About you

The organisation has indicated the following requirements from volunteers who want to take this opportunity.

Essential: Someone who is confident communicating with people who have a long term disability.

Desirable: Someone who has some experience in health and awareness of stroke and a willingness to learn more and be part of this project.

Interested?

Submit your info to this organisation today.

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