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Carers in Touch Volunteer – Care for the Carers

About the organisation

Charity helping unpaid carers. They offer free practical and emotional advice, run support groups and training across the country.

About this opportunity

Join a team of volunteers providing our ‘Carers in Touch’ service, a telephone listening service for unpaid carers who have been identified as at risk of being socially isolated. The service provides an informal, friendly chat with carers to help them keep connected, remind them they are not alone, support their wellbeing and check they have suitable support systems in place.

The Role will involve:

  • Making telephone calls to unpaid carers of up to 30 minutes in length
  • Providing a ‘listening ear’ and friendly voice
  • Signposting carers to the Care for the Carers Hub if extra support is needed
  • Inputting the call information onto Care for the Carers database

Deliver at least one 2hour shift per week Monday to Thursday 10am to 4.30pm

Apply here

If you would like more information about being a volunteer for Care for the Carers, please call the Uckfield Volunteer Centre on 01825760019 or email us at office@uckfieldvolunteer.org.uk

Please complete our online form here