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MAIN PURPOSE OF ROLE
To assist adults with mental health issues to learn or maintain basic computer skills on a one to one or group basis.
ABILITIES AND EXPERIENCE
Experience in a range of computer packages
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Good organisational skills
Interest in supporting those affected by mental health difficulties
Trained to ECDL level
Previous experience delivering IT classes
Previous experience within the voluntary sector
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 will be inducted via the Active 8 volunteer programme. They will be interviewed by the Volunteer Manager and the Service Manager.