Communication Partner Location: National
About Chest Heart and Stroke Scotland

Chest, Heart and Stroke Scotland (CHSS) aims to improve the quality of life for people affected by chest, heart and stroke illness in Scotland. The organisation funds medical research and provides a range of support services for people in the community. We rely on a team of over 1000 volunteers across Scotland to help deliver services to people who have suffered these illnesses and help to raise the funds needed to do this.

About Opportunity

The volunteer will be trained in the strategies and techniques of comunication support in order to ensure that our service users are supported effectively by their communication partner and ensure inclusion, with the appropriate level of support for both group and one to one conversations.

Skills and Experience

Caring and considerate attitude, patience, good organiser, good observational skills, genuine desire to support people, reliable.

Travel Details

The level of involvement is arranged to suit; this opportunity is available across most of the country

Minimum Age 16
Maximum Age Not Supplied
Wheelchair Access Yes
Disabled Toilets Yes
Selection Procedures

No selection methods have been provided

Morning Afternoon Evening

Available During School Holidays Yes
Available During Termtime Yes
Frequency & Commitment Sorry no information about the frequency and commitment has been provided for this opportunity
Training Details

CHSS has robust induction, training and support mechanisms in place and has the liv award

Other Information
Saltire Compatible Yes
Reference Code340
Work Type Care/Support worker
Client Group Health/Hospitals/Hospices
Childcare No
Expenses Paid Yes
Expenses Details

yes at 0.40 pence per mile by cheque, cash or BACS payment

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