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Support Group Facilitator (Aware NI)

Coleraine

We are looking for volunteers who have an interest in, experienced or cared for someone with Depression 

Purpose of Role: To assist in the provision of information to people affected by or at risk of being affected by depression at Primary Care and Community Level 

Your activities may include: 

  • Identifying and targeting a range of suitable local outlets for information about depression Aware Defeat Depression e.g. GP's, Practice Nurses, Practice Managers, Pharmacies, Libraries, Advice and Day Centres, Social Security Offices etc. 
  • Ensuring the supply of up-to-date and relevant information to such outlets and services 
  • Liaising with health professionals and other staff at the outlets with regard to the service you provide and the needs of the outlet. 
  • Representing and promoting the organisation e.g. at exhibitions, information days and health fairs
  • Raising awareness of the needs of people affected by depression 
  • Delivering standard presentations to local community groups ( this will not be required of all volunteers) 

 Responsibilities: 

  • To keep accurate records of work and provide copies to your supervisor along with a personal expenses claim form. 
  • Commitment to keep up-to-date with resources and services provided by Aware Defeat Depression 
  • To attend support & supervision sessions and training events as requested

Days/times required Tuesdays 7.00-9.30 

Age:  18+

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