Get support Telephone Mentoring service Become a Telephone Mentor Volunteer as a Telephone Mentor and use your experiences to support others affected by bipolar. We're currently looking for the following volunteers: Individuals who are a carer or family member of someone with bipolar (Newport and London) Individuals with a diagnosis of bipolar (Newport and London) What does the role involve? Mentoring an individual through one-to-one telephone mentoring sessions Participating in regular one-to-one supervision with your Team Member Participating in all training required and organised by the Mentoring team Ensuring all records are produced on time and in good descriptive quality Liasing with your Team Member to ensure any cancellations or changes are communicated as soon as possible Participating in promotional events in relation to Bipolar UK and its services Benefits of volunteering as a Telephone Mentor: Using your skills & experience to help others affected by bipolar Being part of a team Developing your confidence Developing transferable skills for employment or training We are looking for volunteers who: Have personal experience of bipolar (i.e. you must have a diagnosis of bipolar or be a family member or carers for someone with bipolar). Are empathetic and understanding of the needs of individuals with mental health issues. Have good interpersonal skills. Have good communications skills and who are confident speaking on the telephone. Are reliable, personable and friendly. Are organised. Able to reflect the values and credibility of Bipolar UK at every occasion. Find out more and download the Telephone Mentor role description. We're currently looking for the following volunteers: Individuals who are a carer or family member of someone with bipolar (Newport and London) Individuals with a diagnosis of bipolar (Newport) Download and complete the volunteering application form. When complete, send your application to us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note: if completing our application form on an Apple Mac, please do not use the in-built Apple Preview program as a known bug prevents it from completing PDFs correctly. Please download the official Adobe Reader instead.