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Opportunity Description

Community Connector befrienders offer social support for residents in Telford and Wrekin who
are isolated,feel lonely and want this to change.

Provide medium/long term befriending support with a clear focus on connecting individuals with their community.
Visit the client regularly at an agreed time, date and location.
Build a reliable, trusting, honest and enabling relationship.
Support individuals to build their confidence, self-esteem and extend their social networks by attending community activities together.

Approx 1 hour per visit.

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 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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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

Approx 1 hour per visit.

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  • Addenbroke House
    Telford
    Shropshire
    TF3 4NT

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