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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Commitment to confidentiality and communication
Patience and understanding
Willingness to attend training
A DBS Check will be required