Adult Befriending Service Facilitator

An opportunity has risen for a Befriending Service Facilitator to join our fast-growing team to develop and manage the  day to day running and coordinating of the Dorset Mind Adult Befriending Service in North and West rural Dorset.

What the role entails…

The post holder will report to our Service Delivery Manager and key responsibilities will include:

  • Supervising and supporting Volunteer Befrienders
  • Processing referrals to ensure they meet Dorset Mind’s Befriending Service eligibility criteria
  • Developing and improving the efficiency of the befriending service
  • Administering the befriending service which includes: active communication with volunteers, referrers and stakeholders

Previous work within the mental health field and/or voluntary sector is desirable.

The role is between 5 and 22 hours a week depending on the applications as job shares are welcome (fixed-term contract)

Please view our job description and download the application form below.

You should return the completed form to us, marked confidential.  


Or you can post to: Dorset Mind, 3 Stratfield Saye, 20-22 Wellington Road, Bournemouth. Dorset. BH8 8JN

Adult Befriending Service Facilitator

Dorset Mind – Staff Application Form

Closing date and Interviews

Deadline for applications:
Monday 23rd April

Interview date: Wednesday 2nd May

Expected start date: ASAP.