|Name:||Therapies Gym and Hydrotherapy Volunteer|
|Organisation:||Dorothy House Hospice Care - Somerset|
|Location:||Dorothy House Hospice Care, Winsley, Bradford On Avon, Wiltshire, BA15 2LE|
There are 2 positions, ideally each for 1 morning per week. We need to cover Wednesday am and Friday am. We also would like for you to be available to, on occasion, assist with Hydrotherapy; which takes place once a month in Frome.
Are you looking to have new experiences, learn new things, and meet new people? Whether you’re looking to donate your spare time to a good cause or get back in to the workplace, this could be the post for you!
Volunteers are at the heart of everything we do here are Dorothy House. This is a great opportunity to join an established and welcoming team, working closely with our patients. We are looking for 2 volunteers to work one morning per week in the newly refurbished Gym, supporting our Physiotherapists as required, in our main building at Winsley.
We also would like for you to be available to, on occasion, assist with Hydrotherapy; which takes place once a month in Frome.
Experience not required as full training will be provided.
We provide compassionate care and support for people in our community with a life-limiting illness. Dorothy House focuses on quality of life, so patients can live well and die well.
We give care and support to patients and their families in Bath and north east Somerset and parts of Wiltshire and Somerset, whenever they need it; at home, in the hospice, or at one of our outreach centres. We respect the uniqueness of each patient and their family, and empower them to choose the type of care they receive.
• Good communication skills
• Empathy & understanding
• Friendly and approachable
• Ability to work in a team
• Computer literacy
• Awareness of own needs in relation to support
-Developing new/existing skills
-Working in a friendly and welcoming team
-Boosting your CV
-Supporting the work of Dorothy House
-Develop a record of your skills and competencies
|Expenses:||Travel expenses paid|
|Induction:||Induction and ongoing support provided by supervisor|
|Insurance Cover:||Covered by insurance|
|Training:||Full training provided|
Application form, Informal discussion, References, DBS Check