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Empower Champion Volunteer

Job Reference: 810-CH2634

City Health Care Partnership CIC
Calvert Centre, 110a Calvert Lane Hull
Not Applicable

City Health Care Partnership CIC (CHCP CIC) is an independent, co-owned “for better profit” and co-owned Community Interest Company responsible for providing local health and care services. Our vision is “To lead and inspire through excellence, compassion and expertise in all that we do.”

Our services help minimise the need for acute care in hospital through early interventions, community-based treatment and promotion of healthy lifestyles. We deliver over 80 diverse services in a community setting and employ approximately 2400 people.

We pride ourselves on providing high quality patient care and have a number of core values that support us in achieving this. These are service and excellence, equality and diversity, creativity and innovation and cooperation and partnership. We have created a culture where these values are embedded along with the nationally recognised seven Cs (care, compassion, competence, communication, courage, commitment and candour) and strive to provide the best patient experience we can.

Working together across Humber, Coast and Vale



Empower Programme Champion

Role title

Empower Champion



Calvert Centre, 110a Calvert Lane Hull, HU4 6BH*

*Will also be supporting the Empower course across the Hull and East Riding area


About the building

  • Wheelchair access

  • Disabled parking

  • Disabled toilet



Time commitment

  • Up to 4 hours a week when courses are running (2-4 hours per month when courses are not running)




The objectives are

  • To improve patient experience when attending the Empower Programme

  • To support other volunteers in the delivery of the Empower programme

  • To provide valuable admin experience for volunteers


Empower is a 6 week self-management programme for people with a long-term health condition. This course, developed by Stanford University, is an educational, empowering programme for members of the community to attend and learn what their role is in managing their health condition in order to better understand how to take control of their physical and mental health. This course is uniquely delivered only by volunteers who have a long-term condition themselves, who continue to teach the community how to better manage their condition based on national research.


We are looking for further volunteers to help with the running of the programme and ensure that our participants have the best experience possible. This unique opportunity is open to applicants who have an understanding of long-term conditions, has a long term condition or cares for someone who does.




The volunteer will help with

  • Setting up the programme materials before a course

  • Meet and greet attendees

  • Give out materials during the course

  • Setting up and running the monthly SMASH (self-management and self-help) coffee mornings for the programme

  • Attend events to promote the programme

  • Administrate tasks including: taking feedback from participants over the telephone, via email or face to face

CHCP CIC is positive about receiving applications from people with personal experience of mental illness and has mechanisms in place to support and guide potential job applicants”. Please see ‘Positive Assets’ link below for more information.

Our organisation is positive about employing people with disabilities. If you require your application in a different format please contact Human Resources Team as soon as possible.

If this role requires the successful candidate to complete a Disclosure and Barring Service Check. This check will form part of the recruitment process, and the cost of the check will be recovered from the successful candidate upon commencement of the employment / new role. Please note that this check will be charged to you in four monthly instalments when you commence employment/start your new role with City Health Care Partnership CIC.

Employees of CHCP CIC have access to an excellent range of benefits, for further information, please click on the ‘staff benefits’ link.

Please note if you are not successfully shortlisted the status of your application will be updated to un-successful on this site.

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