Day Centre Assistant Volunteer - Witham

Action for Family Carers makes a positive difference to the lives of all Carers by providing valued, high quality support services in times of need.

They are seeking volunteers within their new Adult Day Care Respite Centre, opening in Witham on 1st February 2021, assisting staff and other volunteers in supporting the clients that attend.

The role involves encouraging clients to participate in conversation, entertainment and activities. 

The morning session will be about getting active (physical activity) whilst the afternoon session will concentrate on active minds (mental stimulation).

Volunteers will be provided with training on Covid guidelines and be supplied with all essential equipment and PPE.

Skills

Skills required:

• Enthusiasm

• Good listening and communication skills

• Ability to work as a member of a team

• Flexibility of approach to all tasks

• An awareness of the problems caused by disability

• A willingness to undertake training for the role

Action for Family Carers offers a rewarding, satisfying role with ongoing training and development in a supportive environment.


Details

  • Accessibility
  • DBS check required
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Suitable for under 18s
    16+
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 10/12/2020

End Date: 10/12/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning Yes No No No No No No
Afternoon Yes No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details

The day centre will run from 10 am - 3.30 pm each Monday. Volunteers can volunteer for the morning session 10.00 am -12.30 pm or the afternoon session 1 -3.30 pm or both sessions.


Location

This opportunity is available in: Braintree


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