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Community Support Volunteer


St Peters House Project provides a community outreach service across West Sussex for people living with HIV. We aim to promote holistic well-being, social welfare and personal development for our clients. We welcome people from all social and cultural backgrounds to join us as volunteers.

 

Role Summary

As a volunteer, you'll be helping us to deliver our Community Support service to promote holistic well-being for our clients.

You'll be working with frontline staff and other volunteers to provide emotional, social and practical support for our clients, many of whom have a high level of health and social welfare needs due to HIV.

Your role could involve a range of activities, e.g. information gathering, liaising with agencies, supporting local network group meetings and helping our clients to access suitable health/social welfare/leisure resources within the local community.

 

Locations

West Sussex including Horsham, Crawley, Worthing, Littlehampton and Chichester.

 

Travelling 

Your role will involve face to face contact with clients at their homes and community venues (within and around your home district) so travelling by own/public transport is required. 

 

Working Days & Hours

Working days and hours are flexible and negotiable depending on your availability and the needs of our clients.

 

Other Benefits

We'll provide induction, training, support, supervision, references and reimbursement of expenses.

 

Person Specification

For this role, you should be a confident team player with good listening, networking, information gathering and facilitation skills.

You should have some experience of working with vulnerable adults, along with a strong interest in community care and knowledge of personal boundaries and client confidentiality.

 

What does the application process involve?

  • Application Form
  • Interview 
  • References
  • DBS check

 

For more details please contact:

Ben Lee, Assoc CIPD, PGCE

Education, Training, Volunteering & Employment Coordinator

Mobile: 07738 764880

Email: Benjamin@stpetershouse.org.uk

www.stpetershourse.org.uk