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Help moderate our ‘Support Hope and Recovery Online Network’

Support volunteers needed for Berkshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Work under supervision and within boundaries set out by the SHaRON (Support Hope and Recovery Online Network) Service to provide moderation on the SHaRON online platform to include:

  • Logging onto SHaRON when volunteering.
  • Reading and responding appropriately to posts from service users.
  • Sending virtual presents to service users appropriately.
  • Attending regular supervision sessions (online)
  • Following escalation policy if posts cause concern to volunteer

Personal qualities:

  • Interest in supporting service users with mental health issues and their families and carers
  • Friendly, empathetic personality and excellent online compassionate communication skills
  • A desire to help people regain control over their mental health
  • Interest and experience of social media platforms e.g. Facebook.
  • Able to work as part of a team
  • Clear understanding of confidentiality
  • Have responsibility for health, welfare & safety of self and others – compliance with Health & Safety regulations.

What we can offer:

  • Local induction from a friendly team and full training on the use of SHaRON
  • An insight into aspects of working in mental health
  • Regular supervision
  • Opportunities to contribute to the development of SHaRON and the service.
  • Satisfaction of knowing you are trying to make a positive difference
  • A reference for future employment or education

For further information or to apply please contact:
Email: sharon@berkshire.nhs.uk

Contact person firstname
Sara , Project Manager
Contact person's position
Contact instructions?
Email

Location description
Online.
Wheelchair accessible?
Not specified
Car parking for the volunteer?
Not specified
Secure bicycle parking?
Not specified
Near public transport?
Not specified
How much time?
A few hours a week
What times and days of the week?
Mon AMMon PMMon EVETue AMTue PMTue EVEWed AMWed PMWed EVEThu AMThu PMThu EVEFri AMFri PMFri EVESat AMSat PMSat EVESun AMSun PMSun EVE
Availability required
Any of these times
Additional timing details
Any day(s), hours to suit
Task type?
Support
Will suit someone like this:
Self organised/motivatedHappy to work soloNegotiatorNetworkerPatientSupportiveCommunicator
Post suitable for supported volunteering?
Not specified
Is training given?
Yes
Is support given?
No
Are expenses paid?
No
Will I need my own transportation?
No
Will the volunteer be CRB or DBS checked?
Yes
Are references required?
Yes
Will there be an interview?
Yes
Are they properly insured?
No
Minimum age
18
Do they need a specific gender?
No
How many volunteers needed?
30
Opportunity added on
28 October 2021

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