This role provides short term telephone support to individuals who are at risk of isolation as a consequence of self isolation
- practical support such as how to get shopping or food delivered, pet care, essential supplies and information from our online directory
- reliable and up to date information from the States of Guernsey
- someone to chat to – a regular friendly phone call
This role involves collecting shopping, medication or other essential supplies for someone who is self-isolating and delivering these supplies to their home. When not in lockdown we are able to transport people with unmet transport needs to opportunities for social connection, health and wellbeing as well as essential appointments.
Our drivers can volunteer to 3 responses. You may want to volunteer for one or more of these response categories.
Response level 1 – Involves collecting shopping or other essential supplies for someone who is self isolating, and delivering these supplies to their homes.
Response level 2. -This role involves transporting equipment, supplies. and/or medication to between services, sites and homes, it may involve pharmacies with medication deliveries.
Response level 3 -This role provides transport to frail people with unmet transport needs who are medically fit for discharge and ensuring that they are settled backing their own homes or people who want to go to an essential appointment that is not respiratory related.
Charity Shop Volunteers will liase with the Health Connections shop manager and support her to deliver the initiatives being adopted at this time.
Community Connectors signpost from our on-line Health Connections Directory and enable their friends, family, colleagues and neighbours to easily access Health, Care and Well-Being information, activities and support.
You can help build a healthy supportive community by becoming a Community Connector and will be offered training by our lead Community Connector.
This role will involve supporting the lead coordinators and the CEO remotely. Basic IT skills, knowledge of safeguarding and an ability to work professionally in a remote team is essential.
This role is similar to the Community Connector role but you won’t yet have done the training. Therefore you will be given a checklist by the lead Community Connector to guide your conversations.