Host Organisation: Healthwatch Cheshire
Influence Health and Social care within Cheshire
Opportunity Interests: Advice and Guidance Services, Children and Young People, Ex-Offenders and Prisoners, Families, Health and Wellbeing services, Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender people, Men, Older People (60+), People who are unemployed, People with Disabilities, People with Learning Disabilities, People with Mental Health Issues, Refugees, people seeking Asylum, immigrants, Women, Youth Clubs / Services
Type of Activity: Administration, Befriending, Providing Advice, Research / Policy, Support / Care Work
Location: Cheshire East
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Anytime
Take part in reviews of policies and workshops based around Health and Social Care within Cheshire carried out on line/zoom/team calls and occasional face to face meetings when possible.
Have a real impact by gaining opinions, reviewing policies and being involved by ensuring we receive the best services possible.
Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: No
Skills and Qualifications Required:
No specific skills or qualifications just a desire 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?:
Should there be meetings/events or training that the volunteer would like to engage with then expenses are available to cover costs
What support is available for the volunteer?:
Throughout there will be support available from the volunteer coordinator
What training is available for the volunteer?:
For this involvement no training is required however should the volunteer want to engage further with Healthwatch Cheshire then numerous training opportunities are available, such as
Mental health Training, Safeguarding, Equality and many other