What does the role involve?

  • Supporting individuals through face-to-face sessions
  • Participating in all training required and organised by Bipolar UK
  • Ensuring all records are produced on time and in good descriptive quality
  • Liaising with Bipolar UK to ensure any cancellations or changes to appointment sessions are communicated as soon as possible
  • Compliance with Bipolar UK policies and procedures, including guidelines on safeguarding and confidentiality
  • Communicating regularly with the Bipolar UK Group Development team and participating in regular one-to-one supervision
  • Administrative tasks associated with the resource centre.

Benefits of volunteering:

  • 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
  • Increasing your knowledge of living with and managing bipolar
  • Developing organisational and facilitation skills

We are looking for volunteers who have:

  • Personal experience of bipolar (e.g. a diagnosis of bipolar or a family member or friend).
  • Empathy and understanding of the needs of others.
  • Good active listening, interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Awareness of their own wellbeing, and are able to seek support when needed.
  • The ability to volunteer within a team.
  • Commitment to the principles and values of Bipolar UK

Next steps:

  1. Find out more and download the role description.
  2. Download and complete our application form for volunteering.
  3. Send your completed application form to [email protected].

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