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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, ...

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Veteran/ Ex armed forces Carers cafe

Organisation role · 1–3 hrs/month
Flexible location
WellbeingHealthCommunity & family
I want to build my skills for work
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Gloucestershire Carers Hub
#58485
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Summary

Are you Ex-Armed Forces/ veteran we are aiming to start up Carers cafes for veterans who are Carers.

Detailed description

Gloucestershire Carers hub are aiming to set up and Armed Forces and Veteran Carers cafe in different localities throughout Gloucestershire. We know that getting together over a brew having a good chat with lots of banter with other Armed Forces and Veteran Carers can help with health and wellbeing. The ideal volunteer will have a good experience/understanding of working in/with the Armed Forces and veteran community. (However we would love to hear from any volunteer who can help as we have lots of different Carers Cafes) We are looking for Volunteers who can be there at the meets to great members, welcome new members, keep a record of who comes and feedback to the volunteer coordinator which Carers attended and any support that the Gloucestershire Carers Hub can give them. The volunteer coordinator will be there to support you all the way. We provide training, DSB checks and also lots of opportunities for you to attend CPD courses.

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.