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Herts Family Centre Service

InspireAll Family Support Service

InspireAll Family Support Service offers support to families, with children aged 0 – 11 years, across the West of Hertfordshire. Our offer includes universal support such as family stay and play sessions and a range of public health services such as breastfeeding support and healthy eating as well as targeted 1-1 support and group work with families. We are looking for volunteers to support the Family Support service and the Midwifery team in delivering support to pregnant women.

Main Tasks could include:

· Welcoming pregnant women into the centre

· To help with the smooth running of the appointments. Following the procedures for all families entering the building i.e. getting families to sign in.

· Support the work of the Family Centre staff by informing families of services they can attend during pregnancy and once baby is born

· Encourage and support families to register with the service.

· Signpost families to the appropriate professional.

When and where:

  • South Oxhey Family Centre, Northwick Rd, South Oxhey, WD19 6NL

  • Monday and Fridays 09:00- 15:00 Time slots available throughout these times.

Skills, Experience and Qualities needed:

  • Aged 18 or over.

  • Willing to undergo an enhanced DBS check.

  • Commitment to online and face-to-face training.

  • You need to have a friendly approach.

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Maintain confidentiality at all times

  • The ability to work well in a team and unsupervised.

Support Offered:

  • Full Induction and training provided prior to starting role.

  • Ongoing support and supervision throughout role.

  • Opportunities for further training.

  • Covid-19 guidelines will be followed incl wearing masks. Reasonable travel expenses will be covered.

Other information:

  • The family centre offers a volunteer recognition programme.

  • We provide a volunteer t-shirt and a lanyard to be worn.