Purpose of role
We are seeking Peer Mentors to provide one-to-one support to carers within the community who are caring for someone with dementia and receiving support as part of The Hertswise Service.
Hertswise is an innovative countywide service designed to support people living with dementia, low level memory loss or mild cognitive impairment as well as their loved ones and carers. The service is delivered by a partnership of community and voluntary groups, including Age UK Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire Independent Living Service, Herts Mind Network, and Carers in Hertfordshire.
Peer Mentors will work with clients to achieve goals established jointly by the client and the Peer Mentor. Support is offered via a 30-minute telephone call for up to 12 sessions.
Minimum 2 hours per week.
Countywide across Hertfordshire – home-based, with option of travel.