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NHS Tayside - Dept of Spiritual Care (Angus)

Volunteer Community Listener

Role Title: NHS Community Listener

Opportunity Description:

“The Community Listening Service (CLS) helps people (re)discover hope and inner strength in times of illness, change and loss”. Can you be a good listener? Could you help someone explore what they are going through? Listening to people’s concerns can help them feel less isolated and anxious while helping them feel more hopeful and valued. Volunteers can play a vital role supporting the work of the Department of Spiritual Care/CLS.

Location: GP practices in NHS Tayside and/or over the phone.

Experience required: People need to be good listeners, work confidentially, be open and non-judgemental and have some experience of providing emotional support to others.

Minimum age (if any): 21

Travel expenses if paid (Details): Travel expenses are available

Frequency of travel expenses: Ad Hoc

Travel Details (details of buses etc)

Support options for Volunteer: (Named Contact for Volunteer, Wheelchair Access, Disabled Access Toilet,) Wheelchair Access, Disabled Access Toilet

Organisation Contact Details:

Contact Name: Listening Service Support Officer

Contact Number: 01382 423116

Contact Email Address: tay.listening@nhs.scot

Organisation Website: www.nhstayside.scot.nhs.uk

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Befriending / Mentoring/Counselling