Wanted! My Social Presciption tm Volunteers

Wanted! My Social Presciption tm Volunteers
4th November 2019 c360admin

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



  • Accessibility
  • 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?

Mon Tue Wed Thu   Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes No No
Afternoon Yes Yes Yes Yes   Yes No No
Evening No No No No   No No No


Availability Details

Weekly, flexible


Wimpole Road Surgery, Shrub End Surgery, Parsons Heath Medical Practice and Castle Gardens Medical Centre


Please kindly register your interest on www.volunteeressex.org