Telephone Befriending Service

Recruiting Organisation: Carers Support West Sussex

Working hours: flexible to suit from a minimum of 1 hour per week/fortnight/month up to 3 hours depending upon how many check in and chat calls to receive.
Location: Anywhere in West Sussex

Carers Support are looking for a Volunteer Telephone Befriender to join their team. The check in and chat volunteer will provide a carer with an opportunity of a regular social conversation to help reduce feelings of being alone and to open the discussion with the carer about the services available to them in their community and where appropriate online. You will be matched with a carer who is socially isolated and would benefit from a regular check in and chat call.

This role can we undertaken from anywhere in West Sussex and you will be supported virtually in your role.

Timings can be flexible to suit from a minimum of 1 hour per week/fortnight/month up to 3 hours depending upon how many check in and chat calls you will be making.  Minimum commitment of 12 months.

This role is available to anyone over the age of 18yrs.

You will require 2 References and a basic DBS check.

Read more here – Role Description – Check in and Chat

Further information about our Volunteer Program can be found on the website – http://www.carerssupport.org.uk/get-involved/volunteering

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