Do you have experience of finding your way around local care and NHS services?
Are you an effective communicator by telephone, email and face to face?
Do you enjoy the challenge of helping others?
Are you able to work in a confidential manner?
Can you identify potential safeguarding issues and report them in a timely manner?
Are you happy to take part in further training?
Healthwatch Torbay is looking for volunteers who wish to train as Care Navigators, helping others to improve access to health and care services in Torbay, through personal signposting and support.
You will have some existing knowledge of local services, which you are able to use to provide support to individuals unsure of options available to them. (further and ongoing training will be provided)
You will work within the boundaries of Healthwatch Torbay, and be subject to their policies, procedures and code of conduct.
For further information and an informal chat, please contact Karen or Pat on 0800520029