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Volunteer Peer Support Group Leader

Contract type Volunteer
Location Sanford House, Swindon
Salary N/A - Unpaid Volunteering
Hours Variable
Hourly rate N/A - Unpaid Volunteering
Closing Date Monday 31st December 2018
  • Unpaid Volunteer role
  • Variable hours
  • Swindon

Role Overview:

Volunteer required to organise and lead the Direct Payment Peer Support group.  Providing a forum for Direct Payment (DP) clients to share their experiences and knowledge with others.

Take an active role in the ongoing quality improvements of the DP support service. 

What you will be doing:

Operational

  • Organising monthly Peer Support group meetings

  • Promote the Peer Support group to DP clients

  • Promote the Peer Support group to those considering taking up a Direct Payment

  • Lead the Peer Support group meetings, ensuring attendees are clear about the role of the Direct Payment Support Service.

  • Collate all feedback to feed into the Swindon Direct Payment Support Service team meetings.

For more information please see our Role Description and Person Specification.

Enham Trust

We have been making a difference to the lives of disabled people for over 90 years. We explore opportunities with people so they can live the lives they choose by overcoming limitations and expanding possibilities. Through personal development, housing options, and employment, we support people to exercise individual choice and control in their lives.

Requirements

Successful applicants will be required to;

  • Undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check

  • Provide proof of their right to volunteer in the UK

  • Provide two references

Applying

If you are looking for your next challenge in a role that changes lives, then please click APPLY and attach a completed application form in the ‘CV’ field or email the application form to volunteering@enhamtrust.org.uk

Other Information

  • Enham is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its staff and customers. We expect all our staff to be aware of their responsibilities to protect staff and customers from abuse or harm. Successful applicants will be required to undertake a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and to provide proof of their right to work in the UK. Enhanced DBS criminal record checks will be carried out as part of our selection process.

  • Enham Trust is an Equal Opportunities Employer and positively encourages applications from all eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status or pregnancy or maternity. We operate under the Disability Confident accredited scheme so please make this clear in your application. Enham Trust is committed to securing genuine equality in all of its activities as an employer and takes part in the Disability Confident Scheme. Enham Trust has now been accredited as a Disability Confident Leader. As part of our commitment to being a Disability Confident Leader, all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for a job vacancy will be interviewed. To be considered under the Guaranteed Interview Scheme, applicants will need to declare that they have a disability. When submitting your application please indicate that you consider yourself to have a disability, impairment or long-term health condition.

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