Structured Intervention Support Volunteer

What You'll Do: 

You will be assisting service users who experience mental distress in one-to-one settings:
-help to resettle in the community on discharge from hospital
-help to develop strategies to improve their quality of life and reduce their dependence on statutory services
-provide personalised key work support to enable people with complex mental health needs progress and maintain independent living.

 

Activities such as:

-Escorting people to appointments/outings/activities or events
-Organisational and administrative tasks – help with budgeting; understanding/applying for welfare benefits; letter writing and form filling; arranging activities/appointments; planning the use of other services such as shopping.
-Supporting people to maintain their homes – reporting/organising repairs; organising a move; signposting and referring to services and activities.
-Ad-hoc support

Why You'll Love It: 

Benefits include volunteers receiving 3 days of training and a fortnightly group supervision.

 

What you will gain from this role:

-On the job training and supervision
-Support with professional development
-Work references provided after completion of one year volunteering
-Travel expenses reimbursed (within London)

Summary
Volunteering
Volunteer
Mental Health
London
United Kingdom
52 Weeks Minimum
7 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Organisation
Written Communication
Communication
Empathy
Mindfulness
Requirements: 
Over 21 years old
These documents must be completed: 

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