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Would you like to become a Self-Management Volunteer Tutor?

Self-management tutors are vital to the success of the Self-management Programme. Self-management tutors make a real difference to people living with a long-term health condition. Volunteering can be very rewarding and a great confidence booster. 

Essential criteria for becoming a Self-management Tutor are:

1. To be living with a long term health condition

2. To have completed a Self-management Living Well course

If the above criteria are met, then a Volunteer Tutor Application Form must be completed. 

Questions to consider if you are thinking about applying to become a Self-management Tutor:

1. What is my motivation?

2. Am I a good listener?

3. Can I commit to delivering at least 2 courses a year?

4. How much experience do I have in self-managing my own condition?

5. Am I able to role model good self-management?

6. Can I work with a small group of people and build a rapport with them?

7. Have I already explored / dealt with my own feelings about having a chronic condition?

8. Will I be able to accept and build on feedback from others?

9. Am I ready to learn new ways of approaching long-term health conditions?

10. Can I facilitate rather than dominate?

11. Do I feel I am an effective communicator?

12. Am I able to deliver from a scripted manual?

13. Do I have the time available to attend 4 days of training?

14. Am I adaptable to working with different people?

15. Am I able and willing to complete routine administration and basic financial records after each course?

16. If you think you may have what it takes to be a Volunteer Self-Management Tutor then please apply now.