Home Visitor

Blind Veterans UK - South Somerset

Name: Home Visitor
Organisation: Blind Veterans UK - South Somerset
Location: 1 North Court, The Courtyard, Woodlands, Bradley Stoke, Bristol, Avon, BS32 4NQ, BS32 4NQ
Type: Full Time

Description

As a Home Visitor Volunteer you would be at the forefront of providing vital help for our members. Basic daily tasks such as shopping, preparing food or sorting mail can be extremely challenging for some of our members. Your role would be to support them in these activities whilst providing them with a friendly, sociable person to talk to. You will be providing the opportunity for social interaction by facilitating the pursuit of hobbies or shared interests. Key activities will include:
Support members to carry out daily activities (does not include personal care)
Encourage member involvement in social and recreational activities
Maintain regular contact with staff.
Time commitment is a minimum of 1-2 hours a fortnight.

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Organisation Description

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Cause / Interests

  • Social Care
  • Older people
  • Disability

Types of Activity

  • Care work

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

Expenses paid
Training
Will require a criminal record check (DBS)
Listening
Talking to others


Benefits

Enthusiastic and cheerful.
Reliable, punctual and trustworthy.
18 year plus
Good listening and interpersonal skills.
Patience and empathy.
Ability to travel.
Experience volunteering in a similar role would be beneficial.
Listening
Talking to others

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: Age/Gender Restrictions: None
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

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