NHS 24: Youth Forum

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NHS 24 Youth Forum Member

Ongoing opportunity (ages 16 - 26)

 

Click Here to Volunteer!

 

What is the role?

Who are they?

What can I gain?

Where?

When can I volunteer?

Any requirements?

 

ROLE DESCRIPTION

The aim of NHS 24 Youth Forum is to engage with a diverse range of young people from across Scotland between the age of 16 and 26, listen to their views and find out how they would like to get involved with NHS 24.  To have their voice heard and help the development of services that matter to them by improving awareness and access to NHS 24 services such as mental health.

There are various ways to get involved with the Youth Forum, from participating in regular Youth Forum and Public Partnership Forum meetings, engaging in user research sessions or usability testing and in-house service feedback, to involvement in campaigns and NHS events, all the way to board representation and strategy input. 

 

Twitter @NHS24 #NHS24YouthForum

 

ABOUT THIS ORGANISATION

NHS 24 111 service provides urgent care and advice when your GP, pharmacy or dental practice is closed.

 

NHS 24 has many services available including:

  • Mental Health Hub
  • NHS inform including latest and up to date Coronavirus information (in various languages)
  • Breathing Space
  • Self Help Guides
  • MSK Helpline (Musculoskeletal)
  • Quit your way
  • Care Information Scotland
  • Living Life

https://www.nhs24.scot/our-services/

 

WHAT COULD YOU GAIN?

  • As a member of NHS 24 Youth Forum, a young person can expect:
  • To meet friendly, supportive and welcoming staff
  • Accessible venues or MS Teams meetings and advance notice of meeting dates
  • Encouragement to express your views on particular projects
  • Recognition and appreciation of your view
  • Support and guidance
  • To be treated as a colleague who actively contributes to NHS 24’s goals through volunteering
  • To be provided with references for employment
  • To have reasonable travel expenses reimbursed
  • To receive Young Saltire points for volunteering

 

WHERE?

Across Scotland

WHEN CAN I VOLUNTEER?

Ongoing

Day Morning Afternoon Evening
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Saturday X X X
Sunday X X X

 

SKILLS/EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

An interest and enthusiasm to make a difference to NHS 24 Services

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR STARTING THE ROLE

We will take you through the recruitment process which will include the opportunity for a one to one catch up on MS Teams

 

Click Here to Volunteer!

The Students' Union
Storie Street, Paisley, PA1 2HB
0141 849 4151
uwsunion@uws.ac.uk

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