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Offered by:
My Sight Nottinghamshire
 
Location(s): Castle
 
Address where volunteering takes place: 26-28 Heathcoat Street Nottingham NG1 3AA  

How many places are on offer?

1

Purpose of Role:

After much feedback from local visually impaired people, My Sight Nottinghamshire has developed a new Peer support group, each group consists of 6 sessions held on a weekly basis.


Role Description:

After much feedback from local visually impaired people, My Sight Nottinghamshire has developed a new Peer Support group, each group consists of 6 sessions held on a weekly basis. We will be running the sessions throughout the year with 4 weeks gap between each group.

The group has a maximum of 10 people and is facilitated by a qualified, visually-impaired counsellor. The group discusses issues related to sight loss and participants will work together to explore feelings and concerns.

The group, guiding people in the sessions, helping with refreshments and supporting service users if they become upset or need someone to speak to.

 
Skills and Qualifications:

We are looking for a volunteer to support this work.The position would be ideal for someone interested in counselling or group support and who would like to get some experience.

 
When required:

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Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:

18+

 
Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
 
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
 
How long before volunteer can expect a response?
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Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out?
DBS Disclosure required? No
 

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