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Opportunity Description

The Community Connector scheme provides medium/long term befriending support to people who are socially isolated, feeling lonely and want this to change.  Community Connectors have a clear focus on connecting individuals with their community.

They will;

- Visit the client regularly at an agreed time, date and location

- Build a reliable, trusting and enabling relationship

- Through befriending, build confidence and self-esteem to access the local community

Each visit lasts for approximately 1 hour.

Requirements

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 backgrounds 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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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

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  • Addenbrooke House
    Telford
    Shropshire
    TF3 4NT

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