Volunteer support worker and community researcher

  • Job Reference: 00002656-1
  • Date Posted: 19 September 2023
  • Recruiter: Nacro
  • Website: https://www.nacro.org.uk/
  • Location: Derby City, Nottingham City and the Shires.
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: On Application
  • Role: Volunteer jobs
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Work hours: Full Time

Job Description

Who are we looking for?

We would like to see applications from people who genuinely want to support individuals to make positive changes in their life, you do not necessarily need to have relevant experience as training will be given. We are keen to develop a diverse voluntary group and welcome applicants with lived experience We want volunteers who are non-judgemental, passionate, and resourceful We would like you to commit to a minimum of six months.

  • Excellent listening skills
  • Awareness of boundaries and confidentiality
  • Resourcefulness

  • Confidence in liaising with stakeholders
  • The ability to build rapport with service users Communication skills

Your responsibilities may include: Supporting a service user to attend appointments in the community. Delivering information, advice, and guidance around practical issues; motivating and encouraging service users to adopt a positive attitude; supporting service users build resilience and confidence to achieve resettlement goals. Providing holistic mentoring support to service users completing and following action plans, accurate record keeping and administrative tasks.