Carers Peer Support Volunteer

Carers Peer Support Volunteer

Long term role · 1–4 hrs/Week
Flexible location
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Hertfordshire Mind Network
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Offering 1-1 peer support for Carers living in Hertfordshire via telephone, online or face to face.

Detailed description


This role can be carried out remotely via telephone or an online platform. This role can be carried out in one of our Wellbeing Centres across Hertfordshire if preferred.

Main tasks

  • Updating HMN database
  • Trained to carry out Telephone Assessments
  • Flag any concerns regarding the carers to Coordinator
  • 1 to 1 Carers support via telephone, online and face to face
  • Support Carers events
  • Other identified tasks as role develops

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Hertfordshire Mind Network

We deliver essential mental health support in Hertfordshire, providing a diverse range of services from our seven Wellbeing Centres and other venues across all ten districts of the county. Funded locally, our services are available to all residents in Hertfordshire over the age of 18 and we offer dedicated services for 5-18 year olds.

We create opportunities for individuals experiencing mental ill health to make choices, find their solutions, build resilience and manage their wellbeing. Our services are based on the principle of self-help with a strong emphasis on prevention, personal development, self-management and improving health and wellbeing.

We provide opportunities for individuals to access support to enable them to recover from or live with mental ill health.

Our services are grouped in the following areas:

Crisis services
Complex needs and community support
Employment support services and training
Health and wellbeing
Peer support

We provide support to approximately 5,000 people experiencing mental ill health each year, through:

1:1 practical and emotional support
Wellbeing courses
Crisis support
Community support
Peer support
Housing advice
Employment advice and support
Leisure and education groups
Services for older people
Information and advice

We are a local Mind, affiliated to national Mind, the leading mental health charity in England and Wales. This means that we are an independent charity responsible for raising our own funds through contracts, grants and fundraising.