Support Worker for Young Disabled People

Opportunity

We need you to help young disabled people get stuck into different volunteering opportunities in their local community and work towards a qualification.

The groups will garden; get crafty; befriend older people and bake cakes for coffee mornings; get involved in a beach clean, and carry out accessibility audits just to name a few ideas!
Your role would be to support and encourage the group during these activities, and to be a positive role model. You won’t be providing personal care but you might be an arm to hold whilst crossing the road.

Skills

You will:
• Be patient and friendly.
• Be empathetic and understanding.
• Be reliable, flexible and organised.
• Have good communication skills.

Requirements of role:
• An interest in supporting disabled and disadvantaged people.
• To have experience of supporting disabled or disadvantaged people.
• To have an interest in supporting others.
• To work within Can Do’s guidelines.
• To provide 2 references.
• A Disclosure & Barring Service check (DBS – or PVG in Scotland) will be required.


Details

  • Suitable for under 18s
  • DBS check required
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer policy
  • Covered by insurance
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Equal opportunities policy
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Volunteer induction
  • Ongoing support
  • Health and safety support

Availability

When: 20/03/2018 - 24/03/2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Further Information

Flexible.
Volunteering activities will be around three hours. The programme coordinator will email volunteer support workers a plan of upcoming volunteer opportunities to check availability.


Location

Districts:
Braintree
Chelmsford
Maldon
Southend


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