Host Organisation: Healthwatch Cheshire

Ensure people receive the best care possible by checking services and standards are the best

Opportunity Interests: Advice and Guidance Services, Advocacy Services, Carers, Community Development, Community Transport Services, Ex-Offenders and Prisoners, Faith / Religion, Families, Health and Wellbeing services, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender people, Men, Older People (60+), People who are unemployed, People with Disabilities, People with Drug & Alcohol Issues, People with Learning Disabilities, People with Mental Health Issues, Refugees, people seeking Asylum, immigrants, Social and Community Care, Voluntary and Community Sector Support, Women
Type of Activity: Administration, Providing Advice, Support / Care Work
Location: Cheshire East
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Anytime

In company with other volunteers visit Hospital Wards and Care Homes and GP Practices.
Speak with staff/patients and families to gain their views on the care provided
Make things better by helping to create a positive rapport

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes
Skills and Qualifications Required:

No qualifications required just a willingness to help others.

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?:
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: Yes
If yes, for what and at what rate?:

45p per mile for driving mileage
Bus fare paid as long as receipt/ticket is retained
£5 food allowance on certain events

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Fully supported by volunteer coordinator

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Certificated training to be a Health Champion in Enter and View
Disability Awareness
Mental Health
many others throughout the year all provided free