Self-management facilitator - Swindon
You'll lead a group of people with Parkinson's and their carers through our self-management programme
2.5 hours per week in spring/summer 2018
WHAT THE ROLE INVOLVES
Self-management facilitators use their first-hand, personal experience of Parkinson's to lead a group of 12 people with Parkinson's and their carers through our self-management programme.
You'll closely follow the facilitator's guide to deliver the programme, encouraging people, keeping to time, and feeding back to the self-management team about the group's progress.
WHAT YOU COULD GET OUT OF VOLUNTEERING
Facilitating self-management groups is a great way to use your existing skills, share insights and experiences, and support others.
WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR AND WHY
- experience of positively self-managing your own Parkinson's or a current role as a partner or carer for someone with Parkinson's
- experience of talking, interacting and working in similar groups with peers
- experience of handling personal, confidential information
FIND OUT MORE
If you have any questions about this role, please contact the Parkinson's UK Self-Management Team on 020 7963 3924 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
If you would like to speak with a current volunteer self-management facilitator to help you decide whether to apply please just contact the team and we'll arrange it.
You can also find out more information in our Introduction to Volunteering as a Self-Management Facilitator guide.