WELLBEING NAVIGATORS PROGRAMME
Wellbeing Navigators are local people who are there to listen, offer friendly support, and connect their neighbours with health services and fun local activities
What is a ‘Wellbeing Navigator’?
Volunteers who commit 2 hours a week to helping residents who have been isolated during lockdown by listening and making referrals to community services.
Their training includes:
- motivational interviewing
- domestic violence awareness
- mental health awareness
- safeguarding for children and adults
The aims of the programme are to:
- Reach new groups of people.
- Increase uptake and reduce barriers to accessing health & community resources.
- Improve residents sense of wellbeing.
- Building community.
Who can we help?
- People who want to find out what help is already available.
- People who need additional handholding & confidence building.
Volunteer with Thames Ward Community Project and Barking & Dagenham Council by becoming a Wellbeing Navigator. You can get free training, career support, professional experience and job references to enter a career in health and social care.
What we offer?
- Signposting and referrals to community groups and activities,
- Patient activation through motivational interviewing to explore wellbeing support options
- Hand holding and signposting to services which support health and the wider determinants of health.
Complete the form below for more information.
How To Get Involved
If you would like more information about the free Wellbeing Navigators Programme, please complete the form below.