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Specialist Volunteer Befriender
- MHA Live at Home Community Support ProjectallView all jobs

Specialist Volunteer Befrienders will visit and work with older people who may be recovering from a period of ill health, a hospital stay or have experienced a breakdown in their social networks. Providing short term support, the Befrienders will help them rebuild their confidence to go out and reconnect with their community.

• Just one or two hours of your time each week
• Short term support for up to 10 weeks 
• Make a real positive difference to combat and prevent loneliness
• Become a valuable link in connecting people back to their community
• Help reduce the risk of re-admission to hospital.

Hours: Part time, 1 - 2 hours per weekhrs

Contract: Permanent

Closing date for applications: Thursday, 31 December 2020

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