Ipswich, Suffolk
Job description

You will listen, support and empower families to take small steps to lead to big changes in their life. You will be matched with a family who you will visit/contact once a week for an hour for around 6-12 months.
This is a exciting and challenging role and the right candidate will have experience of parenting either as a parent themselves or in another capacity. Full training and support is given both before your start and during your time with us. We appreciate what our volunteers bring to the role and, in return, offer a complete package of support and further training opportunities. Every volunteer has a named Family Coordinator responsible for them and the family they are supporting. Initial training can be done online at your pace - either in a day or spread over days/weeks and you will be allocated a named mentor to help with any queries. The training package includes: introduction to the charity and the role, listening and communication skills and safeguarding amongst other things.
The role is subject to a valid DBS check and 2 references.

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Family First is a Christian charity who support families in Ipswich. Our volunteers visit parents and carers, to listen, suppo... Read more

Refreshed on: 22 January 2021
Closing date: 08 March 2021
Tags: Christian, Support Worker

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