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Wellbeing Volunteer

Onside Advocacy

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Location

Worcestershire

Time Commitment

Contact Details

Flexible Hours

Bridget Nisbet

01905 27525

About the Role

As a Wellbeing Volunteer you will be joining a team in Worcestershire that works in partnership with Primary Care Networks (PCN’S)*, delivering a range of wellbeing services which work with people for a set number of sessions to improve their health & wellbeing.

(*Primary Care Networks: Primary Care Networks (PCN’s) are a group of GP Surgeries which work in the same or surrounding geographical area which come together to focus on local patient care).

Wellbeing volunteers would support adults in a person-centred way, tailoring to the needs of the individual. This may be through practical, social and/or emotional support. Volunteers work one to one or support staff with delivering groups to individuals who may be experiencing a lack of confidence, social isolation, anxiety and/or lifestyle issues such as challenges maintaining their weight.

We have opportunities in:

  • Social Prescribing

  • Lifestyle Advisor

  • Wellbeing Coaching

Skills and Qualifications

Who we are looking for:


First and foremost, to be compassionate, kind, caring, empathetic and have great listening skills. It is also helpful if you understand and can empathise with people who are struggling to make positive and helpful decisions about things which are impacting on their quality of life.

You will enjoy getting out and about in your local community, helping people to grow in confidence and supporting them to make plans and access appropriate services and community activities. Overall, a willingness and desire to want to make a difference and support people in your local community to enable positive changes.

You will also need to use appropriate systems for data capture and reporting so being comfortable in using email and Microsoft Office applications is useful. Full training will be provided on specific systems.

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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