Hackney, Greater London
Job description

Islington Bereavement Service offers emotional, social and practical support to bereaved adults living in Islington.

We need volunteers to befriend bereaved people. You don’t need any previous experience, just good communication and listening skills, empathy and flexibility.

  • Offer companionship, emotional support & a listening ear

  • Accompany people to appointments or on local outings

  • Direct people to important services

What commitment will I need to give?

  • You must be able to offer 5–6 hours of your time per month

  • You will need to attend a 2 day induction training

  • We ask for a minimum commitment of 6 months.

  • Learn new skills and gain experience

  • Receive peer support and attend group supervision

  • We provide travel expenses and reference after 6 months

More about St Josephs Hospice Hackney
St Josephs Hospice Hackney

St Joseph’s Hospice cares for people aged over 18 years who have a life-limiting condition which cannot be cured, or who have a terminal ... Read more

Posted on: 04 September 2019
Closed date: 03 December 2019
Tags: Social Care/Development, Social Work

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