Volunteers Needed for New Companionship Service!

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Would you like to get experience working with a diverse group of people, and Social Care skills for your CV?

Do you want to volunteer to help people who have health conditions, Alzheimer’s, a learning disability or mental health condition?

Why not join Wandsworth Carers’ Centre’s new service: Providing support to a person with care needs, so their relative or friend can have a break?

Role outline

  • Providing companionship to a person with care needs on a regular basis, for example 3 hours a week
  • Supporting the person with activities they enjoy, like board games, going out for a walk or shopping
  • Prompting them to eat or drink as necessary

Benefits to you

  • Meet new people and build relationships
  • Obtain experience of working with a diverse group of people
  • Gain experience in the field of Social Care
  • Receive full training
  • Expenses provided
  • References available upon request (after 3 months)
  • Regular supervision with the Volunteer Development Officer provided

To apply, contact Philippa on 020 8675 0811, email philippa@wandsworthcarers.org.uk