Family Mediator

To carry out mediation between family members, between partners and/or parents and children where a difference of opinion cannot be resolved amicably. To provide a neutral environment, give both parties the opportunity to put their side across and then look for solutions or compromises that both will find acceptable. The mediator will be impartial and non-judgmental, his/her only objective to resolve conflict, so that both parties come away with a better deal.

Skills

A kind heart and common sense are essential in this role.  Your own transport is an advantage, as some weekday availability is necessary.

An enhanced DBS and references will be required.

Training is provided.


Details

  • Accessibility
    We operate surgeries in larger organisations' premises
  • Data Protection policy
    Available on request
  • DBS check required
    We work with children and vulnerable adults.
  • Equal opportunities policy
    Available on request
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
    Available on request
  • Ongoing support
    In-house training and supervision provided
  • Suitable for under 18s
    Sensitive material frequently disclosed
  • Training provided
    In-house training and supervision provided
  • Volunteer induction
    In-house training and supervision provided
  • Volunteer policy
    Available on request
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description
    Available on request

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 20/12/2018

End Date: 20/12/2020

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Availability Details

Training will normally take place on Tuesday mornings (there is a mediation training event happening on 21st September 2019 10am-4pm), but volunteers will need to be available at other times also to go to meetings with clients, or to meet with them at one of our locality surgeries, or where appropriate at their home. Some mid-week availability will always be necessary. Each volunteer’s time commitment will vary according to his/her own availability.


Location

This opportunity is available in: Basildon Billericay and Wickford, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Maldon, Rayleigh and Rochford, Thurrock


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