Lancashire Wellbeing Service are looking for volunteers


Lancashire Wellbeing Service are now recruiting Volunteers to enhance the support provided to service users throughout the Lancashire area. Volunteering provides an opportunity for personal fulfilment and to gain invaluable experience for people looking to further their career. The Lancashire Wellbeing Service launched on 1st September 2015, delivered by a consortium of charities made up of n|compass, Age Concern Central Lancashire and Richmond Fellowship. The service helps adults to deal with the underlying cause affecting their ability to manage their health and wellbeing. We want people to lead happy, healthy and informed lives; feel included in their communities; live more independently and to enjoy a good quality of life. Lancashire Wellbeing Service Volunteers will support service users who are living with long term health condition e.g. heart disease, diabetes, anxiety, struggling to cope or socially isolated, to work towards set goals. Minimum commitment of three hours per week required. Volunteers for this role are required to be 18 years of age and over. Volunteer support is required Monday to Friday for a minimum of three sessions per week, a typical session could equate to anywhere between thirty minutes to an hour and a half or occasionally above. Induction and local training to be discussed at initial informal interview. Two references will be required. The volunteer role is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service check (DBS) for which there will be no cost to the volunteer for checks undertaken. If you are interested please contact Claire Hewitson, Volunteer Coordinator via email clairehewitson@lancswellbeing.co.uk or via telephone (01772) 270721 / 07990 816733 for more information.

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