The By Your Side project is looking for volunteers who would like support people in their own communities to settle into their homes from hospital, or respite, through various tasks.
The tasks could include:
Escorting home from hospital.
Small cleaning & tidying.
Assisting to rearrange personal items and small items of furniture to allow for walking frames, hospital equipment.
Unpacking & settling in.
Checking on welfare.
There is no personal care involved in the role.
We are looking for volunteers with a friendly can do approach who can volunteer an hour or so on an ad hoc basis, this may increase over time.
An enhanced DBS check will be required as you will be supporting vulnerable people.
- 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: 11/12/2017
End Date: 11/12/2018
Times and days will be variable and depending on your own availability. The service will operate during the hours of Monday to Friday 9am till 8pm and Saturday 9am till 5pm..
This opportunity is available in: Basildon Billericay and Wickford, Braintree, Brentwood, Castle Point, Chelmsford, Colchester, Epping, Harlow, Maldon, Rayleigh and Rochford, Southend, Tendring, Thurrock, Uttlesford
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