What Ambassadors Do – Main Tasks and activities
- Representing Pain Concern in a professional manner
- Build a network with local GP surgeries, NHS health board.
- Pain Concern already attend Pain Management groups, to highlight long term support options available to graduates once their pain management programme has ended. Continuing this work will be a key part of this role.
- Making conversation with members of the public as appropriate, and answering questions about the charity’s work.
- Signpost to helpline, Pain Concern information leaflets, Airing Pain etc
- Carry out research into community groups, local events and businesses in your area, so that you can contact them to attend fayres, exhibitions etc
- Have personal experience of chronic pain (e.g., a diagnosis or experience of supporting a family member or friend).
- Attend cheque presentations and local events officially thanking donors and hosts for their support
- Adhere to Pain Concern’s policies and procedures at all times, including Safeguarding; Equality, Diversity and Inclusion; Health & Safety; Data Protection; Confidentiality;
- Attend training and volunteer meetings
- Keep your Volunteer Manager up to date on your activities, including the contacts you’ve made and talks that you’ve arranged.
Organisation aims and objectives
Pain Concern provides information and support to people with pain and those who care for them, whether family, friends or healthcare professionals.
Our primary purpose is to provide support for the people in the UK who live with chronic pain, their families, supporters, social circle, employers, and healthcare professionals, bringing them all under one umbrella – the pain community.
Travel details: In and around the local area of Dundee
Minimum age: 18
Expenses paid: Yes
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