• Pop In Check Up Service - If carer is away, pop in for 15 mins to check cared for person is okay
• Home Befriending Service - sit with cared for person whilst carer is at an appointment or on a regular basis
• Home Befriending Service - support a carer who cannot get out or accompany them for walks, etc.
• Appointment Service - accompany a cared for person to an appointment so carer does not have to take time off to do this
• Community Champion - promote the Cariads service at drop-in events, local libraries and community events.
• Administrative Support - based in Cariads office to assist administrator, manager, support workers and Community Champions.
Good communication and people skills. Ideally, personal experience as a carer.
Compassionate, understanding attitude and to recognise the unique contributions of others.
Being able to use your own initiative but be able to ask for help when you need it.
- Data Protection policy
- DBS check required
- Equal opportunities policy
- Expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
- Suitable for under 18s
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
When can I volunteer?
Start Date: 03/08/2017
End Date: 03/08/2019
We don't ask for any minimum or maximum hours, we are really flexible with what you are able to do.
152 Bridge Road
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