Volunteers play an important role within FIRST. From helping out with groupwork to taking clients out for a coffee or walk in the park you could make a difference. FIRST offer all volunteers relevant training and support within the service.
The role of the volunteer
Engage with and support identified clients of FIRST on a one to one basis or via groupwork in accordance with the agreed care plan.
Provide feedback to the relevant Rehabilitation Worker of FIRST in relation to the progress of the client.
Highlight client needs and issues as they arise with client and inform the relevant Rehabilitation Worker whose responsibility it is to take the action forward.
Carry out volunteering duties and work within philosophy, policies and procedures of the Service i.e. Health and Safety, Confidentiality, etc.
Attend training and supervision sessions as deemed appropriate by the Service Manager.
If you feel volunteering with FIRST is for you, please contact us on 01592 585960 for further information.
A volunteer application form can be downloaded here.