Association Visitors act as the main contact for people living with MND (this includes the person with MND, their family and their carer) on behalf of the Association.
They keep in regular contact offering confidential emotional support, and accurate information to enable people with MND to make informed choices.
On completion of your training course and registration you would be expected to take on the following:
o Make and maintain contact regularly by phone, email or face to visits with people living with motor neurone disease.
o Explain the support and services the Association can offer.
o Explain the benefits of becoming a member.
o Discuss their needs and wishes regarding support from the Association.
o Enable them to identify problems as they arise and explore how these might be managed, outlining the sorts of options available and how to access these.
o Develop and maintain relationships with your local branch or group.
o Make accurate and relevant records in accordance with the MND Associations guidelines and local protocols.
o Attend support and supervision meetings and other development events.
Application form, interview, DBS check, four days of training, (three residential), six week experiential learning period