My Social PrescriptionTM Volunteer
Do you want to get involved in your local community? Are you good at chatting to people? Would you like to improve the health and wellbeing of others?
Community 360 are looking for friendly and approachable people to work alongside the MSP team in doctor’s surgeries.
You will need to be a good communicator and will be based in different surgeries in the Colchester area. Your role will involve supporting the MSP team to take referrals from people who are looking for support and information to help them improve their daily lives and/or health conditions.
The hours will be flexible and dependent upon the surgery.
All training will be provided and regular support will be offered, as well as social meetings and activities.
Self-motivating, enthusiastic and confident
Caring and non-judgmental
Able to communicate effectively with a wide range of people
Be confident and comfortable in discussing personal matters with service users
Be able to locate information for service users/visitors from the range of information available
- Data Protection policy
- DBS check required
- Equal opportunities policy
- Expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
- Not suitable for under 18s
When can I volunteer?
Wimpole Road Surgery, Shrub End Surgery, Parsons Heath Medical Practice and Castle Gardens Medical Centre
Please kindly register your interest on www.volunteeressex.org