The role of a Support Agent the first line of contact for the organisation from those seeking support. The role will include talking to the service user and trying to guide them through your experiences and advice.If you feel that the service user could do with further advice then you will be provided with a list of contacts for organisations that would be beneficial to service users that you can “signpost” them to.
Although we do offer funded counselling and treatment, this would only after contact with our Peer Support services first and only once we have identified what the issue is. We would always recommend that anyone suffering refers themselves to their occupation health department as well as seeking help from their own GP.
Contact will be made between you and those using the service using:
What do I need to apply?
To apply for this role all you need is to have access to the data (either Wifi or Cellular) and an internet browser installed in order to access the website based C4B Intranet and check email inbox. You will also be expected to have a home or mobile phone to hand in which to receive all peer support calls during your available work period.
How much time do I have to give?
You will be asked to book at least two ‘shifts’, of no more than 3hrs, every week to be available to provide peer support services. These can be booked via our online system, around your schedule, and not simply allotted to you.
What training will I be given?
Full training will be offered via an online elearning package via our own site, c4blearning.org. Your training can be completed on any mobile, tablet or computer with a web browser. You will also be complete a DBS check, paid for by C4B, to safeguard all parties. We also ask that you provide us with evidence of your Police Experience.
Any queries in relation to the outlined job role can be made by emailing the trustees here
If you think you could do the above, we would love you to join us.