Red box with Crisis written in white and to the right it says Together we will end homelessness.

Availability Details

Mondays once every 4 months 9.30am-4pm.
Please note: We understand that you may not always be able to commit to every health and wellbeing day, and will ask you in advance for your availability.

Venue Address

Crisis
City House, 3 City Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
NE1 2AF
United Kingdom

54.971600443852, -1.6059392336151

Areas covered
Policies in place

Adult and Children Safeguarding Policy in place

Yes

Equal Opportunities Policy

Yes

Health and Safety Policy

Yes

DBS check required

Yes
Support and Training

Expenses Reimbursed

Yes
Other information

Age restrictions apply

Yes

Details

A basic disclosure check is required.
Volunteers must be 18+

We are looking for a practicing massage therapist including Shiatsu, Reflexology, Indian Head massage, and/or Aromatherapy, who can help us support the homeless at our health and wellbeing days.

Skills needed

To be successful in this role we are looking for someone who:

- Has PLI and relevant qualifications.
- Is passionate about working towards an inclusive health system for people experiencing homelessness.
- Is empathetic and compassionate to the needs of those experiencing homelessness.
- Is able to communicate well with individuals from a wide range of backgrounds including those who have a range of needs (for example mental health and substance misuse) and who may have English as a second language.
- Is a good listener and patient.
- Understands the importance of keeping an individual’s personal information secure and private and working within the boundaries of the role to keep everyone safe.
- Is passionate about standing with Crisis and our members to end homelessness.
- Willingness to learn by sharing and receiving feedback.

Benefits for the Volunteer

There is no feeling like knowing you have played a part in helping someone to end their homelessness and in this role, you will be helping individuals to access vital healthcare. 

You will be making a difference by helping them to feel better in their wellbeing, but also in building their confidence in accessing health services by providing a positive experience. 

You will be part of a team committed to ending homelessness and ensuring that not only do our members end their homelessness, but they have the skills to sustain it. 

You will also have the satisfaction of putting your

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