Discussion leader meeting groups informal care

Humanitas • job opening nr. 13852

Interesting about this job

You will work in a friendly and enthusiastic team of volunteers and professionals. Together with an experienced colleague-volunteer you will create a safe environment where informal caretakers can tell their story and are both recognised and acknowledged.
You can attend training courses and workshops and will receive support and guidance from a project coordinator. In addition, we regularly organise meetings with other counsellors to share experiences.

Job tasks and duties

You will supervise a regular meeting group of loved ones caring for someone with dementia, or Acquired Brain Injury (ABI). You create a  environment for discussion where people feel safe to share experiences and feelings. The informal cartakers support each other, can exchange practical tips and share experiences without having to explain much (recognition and acknowledgement). As a facilitator, you  support them from an equal role.

Job skills and qualities

You are good at listening and connecting.
You have an affinity with informal caretakering in the area of dementia, or Acquired Brain Injury (ABI).
You are patient and supportive. 

Extra information

Curious about how often the groups meet or if you are looking for more information about the different groups? Read more about them on our website or call Helene Smit, coördinator at Humanitas Mantelzorg Steunpunt: 06 51353764

Job information

Job type Volunteer Work
Services WA insurance, training, expense allowance, Certificate of Good Conduct is required
Duration indefinite
Hours per week at least 4 hours, max 4 hours
Work hours of your own choosing? No
Location Humanitas Akerkhof ZZ nr. 22

Organisation address and information

Akerkhof ZZ 22
9711 JB Groningen