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Telephone Befriender

Speak with a befriendee on a planned and regular basis.
Utilise telephone or online measures of contact through the Covid-19 crisis.
Establish and maintain appropriate boundaries within the relationship
Support and encourage befriendees to access any support due
Work within Wellbeing Scotland Policies and Guidelines
Record content and dates of meetings and expenses
Attend regular support sessions
Inform the management team of any concerns re children or vulnerable adults

About Wellbeing Scotland

To support people living with mild to moderate Mental Health challenges through a free, person-centred holistic service. We also offer specialist services in supporting people that have lived through childhood trauma. Our service runs through on a 50/50 split of staff and volunteers.

Experience Required

No existing skills are required as training will be provided, although an existing PVG and good listening skills would be an advantage.

Training Details

Training provided

Flexibility & Commitment

Home-Based Volunteering;Flexible

2 hours per week

Location/Travel Details

Remote working is currently required - all equipment will be provided and training will be carried out virtually.

Expenses

complete form and expenses paid directly into bank account

Accessibility Details

  • Happy to have a conversation about volunteer’s needs
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