Service User Influence and Involvement Volunteer - Barnsley

31 January 2019 12 Noon

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Volunteer Role Description
Role title Service User Influence and Involvement (SUII) Volunteer- Barnsley
Team reporting to Barnsley Recovery Steps
Location Barnsley
Brief description of project
Barnsley Recovery Steps offers a range of free, confidential and non-judgmental services for adults aged 18+ and their families whose lives are affected by drugs and/or alcohol. Our aim is to support people to stay safe and live happier, healthy lives, free from drugs and alcohol.
Details of Role (Tasks)
Barnsley Recovery Steps are looking for a volunteer to support SUII. The role will involve engaging service users to gather feedback, and suggestions on the service and supporting the implementation of these.
Task to include:
To facilitate SUII meetings
To set up and maintain a 'you said we did board'.
To engage with a wide range of service users from across Barnsley Recovery Steps hubs.
To be a Service User and Involvement (SUII)  representative for the project
To encourage and support service users to take part in SUII
Promote SUII amongst the staff teams
Maintaining a SUII evidence file as per policy


Personal Qualities
Excellent verbal and written skills and confidence to approach and engage with people
Confident computer skills
Non judgmental 
Ability to work to instruction and on own initiative
Honest and reliable
Commitment to attend training and supervision

This post requires a flexible approach with commitment to one day or two 1/2 days a week.

For an application email or call Andrea Staniland on 07826 872755 01226 779066



Please read the full Job Description and Person Specification prior to applying for this position.

Please note that all communication regarding your application for this post will be sent to the email address you have provided on your application form, including your invite to interview if you are shortlisted. Ensure that you check your emails after the closing date as you will not be contacted by any other means.