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Skilled guitar player with access to own guitar.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Good organisational skills.
Manage the resources of the group as agreed by the Supervisor.
Knowledge of health and safety.
Interest in supporting those affected by severe mental illness.
Previous experience of facilitating groups.
Previous experience within the Voluntary sector, or previous knowledge of those affected by severe mental illness.
MindWise volunteers are encouraged to live the MindWise values when they are
carrying out a volunteer role, in all interactions with staff, service-users and other
volunteers. The MindWise values are;
All appropriate and agreed expenses will be covered as per MindWise expenses policy.
Enhanced Access NI checks will be carried out on all regulated positions and successfully returned prior to placement. To assist in the role volunteers will be expected to attend and fully engage in guidance and support meetings with an allocated volunteer supervisor and will have access to regular training.
Volunteer applicants must be over 18 and will be invited to attend an informal interview with the volunteer manager and service manager and will be inducted via the Active 8 volunteer programme.
You can apply for this role online by clicking here for our Volunteer Application Form