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Opportunity Description

Support people to play a more active role in their community by connecting them to local activities, appointments and volunteering opportunities.

 

Accompany individuals to activities, appointments, courses and volunteering opportunities until they feel comfortable.

Meeting the participant at an agreed venue and walk them to a group/activity.

 

Support individuals to build their confidence, self-esteem and extend their social networks by encouraging a connection

Attend up to 6 sessions with the participant until they are comfortable and confident to access independently.

 

Develop a good up to date knowledge of local activities, services and opportunities within their local area.

 

Identify gaps in provision and feed this back to the Community Participation Team.

Requirements

Within the Wellington area. An interest in the health and wellbeing of others Good at talking and listening (communication) Able to empower and motivate others Ability to talk to people of different back grounds and ages Have a good understanding of emotional wellbeing issues that can affect others Confidence to start conversations Creative thinking Confidentiality awareness (not discussing individuals with others) Ability to demonstrate empathy Enthusiastic

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Increased confidence and self esteem

Access to training

Progress to new opportunities

Getting involved with your local community and making a difference

Develop new skills and make new friends

Improve own emotional and physical health

30 minutes or up to 3 hours as and when needed

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  • Addenbroke House
    Telford
    Shropshire
    TF3 4NT

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