Peer Mentor

Catch 22 Published: July 16, 2018
Location
Opportunity Type
Category
Posted By
EPNAVCO
Benefits
Community
Skill
Social
Activities
Mentoring
Suitable for under 18s
No

Description

To provide one to one support and encouragement to children/young people who are receiving support from Catch 22's services in Cheshire and it is felt that they would benefit from the support of a Peer Mentor.

We are also recruiting for 'Family Mentors' to offer a broader range of family support with specific outcomes. Please email helen.denny@catch-22.org.uk for more information

To attend an initial meeting with the Child/Young person and the Family Practitioner/Key Worker to be introduced, discuss the plan going forward and define the focus of the relationship.

To meet the young person for approximately 2-4 Hours a week in a one to one situation for a sustained period of time to be agreed with Volunteer Coordinator. (Minimum of 6 months).

To deliver with a Solution Focussed Approach for which brief training will be provided.

To create a positive relationship with the child/young person and provide them with a suitable role model.

To advise/assist/support and motivate the child/young person into developing skills which will assist them in achieving and maintaining their goals.

To maintain regular contact with the allocated Family Practitioner/Key Worker and Volunteer Coordinator.

To provide written information on work undertaken by filling in contact sheets as required.

To attend training as required.

Attend regular support and supervision sessions.

Non-judgemental approach

Commitment to confidentiality and communication

Patience and understanding

Willingness to attend training

A DBS Check will be required

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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