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Talk and Support Men's Health Telephone Group Facilitator

Talk and Support Men's Health Telephone Group Facilitator

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Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB
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Summary

Due to the nature of the group, this opportunity is for men only.

Detailed description

Due to the nature of the group, this opportunity is for men only. The Men’s Health Telephone Group is a chance for blind and partially sighted men to come together and discuss any aspects of men’s health over the telephone once a month. This group is for men to share experiences of any aspect of men’s health including sexual health, contraception, etc. However, the group is not for the sharing of medical advice. You should be someone who is comfortable listening to conversations about men’s health that may include talk of a sexual or personal nature. You will be: Helping to ensure participants feel comfortable and to facilitate discussion. Helping the group participants feel safe to be in the group and to enable them to join in the group discussion month. Looking after participant welfare within the group and flagging any welfare or safeguarding concerns to Talk and Support for follow up. You will also ensure that no medical specific information is given in the group.


How often will I be needed?

  • 2 Hours per Month


Key requirements

  • 2 references


Home based

  • This role is home based


Who this opportunity will suit

Minimum age

  • You must be at least 18 years old to apply


What skills and experience are needed?

  • Approachable & empathetic nature
  • Comfortable talking over the telephone
  • Good verbal communication skills
  • Ability to treat information confidentially
  • You will need to be a comfortable with listening to talk about men’s health


What volunteers need

🗣️ Native language skills

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Royal National Institute of Blind People - RNIB

RNIB, the Royal National Institute of Blind People, is the UK's leading sight loss charity. We offer practical and emotional support to blind and partially sighted people, their families and carers. We raise awareness of the experiences of blind and partially sighted people and campaign for change to make our society more accessible for all. We want to change our world so there are no barriers to people with sight loss.