Carers Group co-Facilitator

Working alongside the Support Worker to provide a confidential space for carers to meet on a regular basis to off load, gain information and support. A number of our groups are generic carer groups, others are for specific conditions: ie mental health, dementia, parent carer, learning disabilities etc.

Hours involved: 4hrs per month on average –ie: one group (including training and regular reviews). Additional groups/hours available

KEY SKILLS & COMPETENCIES:

  • Active listening, and excellent & effective communication.

  • Confident to engage with others within a group setting

  • An insight into issues carers face on a daily basis.

  • An empathetic caring approach when engaging with others

  • Personal/Professional insight into a specific condition or disability (preferred but not essential)

  • To be non-judgemental and be able to maintain personal boundaries

  • Encourage and promote carer health and wellbeing

Location: Countywide