Carers champions

Carers champions

Organisation role · Flexible hours
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Gloucestershire Carers Hub
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Careers champions at work– We are looking for carers champions in all organisations around Gloucestershire.

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Careers champions at work– We are looking for carers champions in all organisations around Gloucestershire. We are looking volunteers who could coordinate activities with carers in their work place, such as a coffee break together and other activities. As well as champion careers at work we would love to hear ways you could volunteer to champion carers.

  • The ideal person for this role:  
  • Passionate about issues unpaid carers face
  • Clear spoken communication skills 
  • Excellent manner and people skills 
  • Confidence in communicating in person 
  • Pleasant and welcoming manner 
  • Be comfortable volunteering within a group or by yourself 
  • Being able to use your own initiative but be able to ask for help when you need it 
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • Good timekeeping skills 
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality 

Please get in touch with us to find out more about this role and others. We are always looking for new ideas for volunteers which will help improve the health and wellbeing of unpaid carers. Our roles are flexible you will have training and the full support of a kind and passionate team.



What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Gloucestershire Carers Hub

We pride ourselves on providing a person centred approach to any Carer who registers or is referred to us. Our experienced and friendly local team are here for you to ensure you have the support, information and time to think about you.

If you register with the Carers Hub you will have access to free information, guidance, support, to empower you in your caring role. This could help you to meet other carers and to interact with others in a safe space.

The Carers Hub is an easily accessed service where you can gain support, feel valued and offload your worries or concerns.

What help can I get from Gloucestershire Carers Hub?

Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG), from our supportive Triage team
Wellbeing support
Signposting to other services
Contingency Planning Support
Benefits and financial advice
Full carers assessments, support planning and reviews
Access to groups
Training, social gatherings and activities
Access to the Carer Aware Discount Scheme
Professional counselling service
Buddy Up
Employment support
We offer a safe space to talk about you and your caring role, we will work with you to identify how we can support you.