Digital Health Volunteers sought

You will be supporting our Health+ Project. We work with people aged 50 and over and with your practical help and support we can help to improve their digital skills so that they can access health services. You will help them to improve their independence, wellbeing and ability to find health support. You will also help health services to reach more people across LLR.

Skills

How can your skills help? (role dependent) -Use your digital skills to help people to use their devices to access health apps and health information online. -Support Health and Wellbeing services to bring their sessions onto Zoom. -Your communication skills will be needed to provide information about health literacy to patients and practitioners. - Helping patients to use Zoom and access health services online Qualities and skills (role dependent) -You will need to be comfortable using devices and apps and be patient and clear when explaining how to use them. -You must be willing to learn new things. - You will also need to be a good communicator, reliable -and patient. -Experience in a health setting or an interest in health. -A desire to make a difference. Support provided for you (role dependent) -Induction to Reaching People -Health literacy training -Training on Zoom and Cyber Security -Safeguarding training -Reimbursement of out-of-pocket expenses. -Regular supervision and support We hope that by becoming a volunteer you: -Increase your own self confidence -Meet new and interesting people -Learn new skills that could be helpful for future employment opportunities or further learning -Help your community during a difficult time accessing Health Care and Services

Details

  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 26/02/2022

End Date: 02/12/2022

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Availability Details

Expected Commitment: 2 hours per week or more


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