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Community Mental Health Volunteer

Onside Advocacy

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Location

Worcestershire

Time Commitment

Contact Details

Flexible Hours

Bridget Nisbet

01905 27525

About the Role

We have two roles in CMH:

CMH Volunteer

CMH Peer Support Volunteer

In both roles you will be joining a partnership that is transforming neighbourhood community mental health services in Worcestershire. This partnership provides a range of support designed to address the wider social and practical needs of people living with mental ill health. Community Mental Health volunteers will work directly with adults (over 18) living with a range of mental health conditions.

Skills and Qualifications

We are seeking people who have:

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to build trust and offer a holistic, solutions focused approach to individual issues

  • You will have, or be willing to learn, basic computer literacy skills in order to log your contact / work on our database system.

  • Able to network and build effective working relationships

  • Maintaining boundaries and ensuring clarity and understanding of the role

About the Organisation

ONSIDE is an independent charity promoting the rights and interests of people facing disadvantage. No matter who you are or where you’re from, ONSIDE believes that everyone is entitled to fair, equal treatment and opportunity. We are all about people; supporting and empowering them to make informed decisions and to live the very best life possible. It’s an ambitious goal, and the rewards can be lifechanging for those concerned. Our skilled staff and volunteers make a real difference to the lives of over 11,000 people a year across Worcestershire and Herefordshire.

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