Mind in Harrow - SWiSH Information Service, Helpline Volunteer

Closing date:
31/01/2018
Location:
Harrow
Hours:
4-8 hrs per week

About the role

Supporting residents of Harrow who are experiencing mental health difficulties and their carers

To offer emotional, practical support and signposting on Mind in Harrow’s Information Service and Support & Wellbeing Information Service Harrow (SWiSH) between opening hours 9am and 5pm Mon-Fri, excluding public holidays.

Providing listening support to callers, signposting options on the phone, via email or post to callers on local and national services relating to mental health problems, keeping relevant records of calls and helpline administration, assessing the safety of callers and alerting Senior Staff.

Volunteer benefits include: 3 days Helpline Training, Mandatory Training – Safeguarding, Service User Involvement, PREVENT, Equality and Diversity.  Helpline/mental health experience, involvement in Mind in Harrow events and fundraising.

For an application pack, write to Leah Robertson, Mind in Harrow, 1st Floor, 132-134 College Road, Harrow, HA1 1BQ
T: 0208 426 0929
e: l.robertson@mindinharrow.org.uk
w: www.mindinharrow.org.uk

Closing date: 31/01/18, 17:00 
Expected interview date: ASAP or 1-6th Feb 2018

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