West Kensington, Greater London
Voluntary, Flexible commitment
Actively Interviewing
Job description

We are looking for Volunteers to support our service users going out to the local coffee shop and parks.

If you are a great motivator with good social and organisation skills, then we would like to hear from you!

Main Tasks

  • Facilitate weekly walks to the coffee shop and park with the service users
  • Meeting monthly with service users to plan the walks
  • Encourage service users participation in all aspects of the planning
  • Make sure that the method or transport to and from the start of the walk reflects the different physical and mental health needs of the service users and that they are accessible to the largest possible number of service users, irrespective of their abilities

For more information about Hestia, this opportunity and our extensive benefits with volunteering at Hestia please see our volunteer's pack attached to this advert!

As provided by the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (the "HSC Act"), all staff/volunteers who work at or attend CQC registered care homes are required to be vaccinated against Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2) with an authorised vaccine, unless otherwise exempt.”

Hestia is proud to be a Disability Confident employer. Should you require our job pack in an alternative format, require further assistance or wish to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may need to attend an interview, so please contact us via our website.

If you have any convictions/cautions, this does not mean you cannot apply for any of our roles, however we do require a DBS for all positions. We will ensure that any positive disclosures on DBS records are discussed with our volunteers and fairly assessed.

Please note – We are required by law to review original documents for the DBS check, the options available for this are as follows: Visit a Hestia service which could be the one you are going to be volunteering with or one nearer to your home (we have services in each borough across London and some in Kent), Attend our Head Office (London Bridge) and meet with a member of the volunteering team, or to send the documents recorded delivery in the post and we will return them to you via post recorded delivery and of course we will reimburse the monies paid.

Location: West Kensington

Hours: Flexible commitment

About Hestia

At Hestia, we have been supporting adults and children across London in times of crisis since 1970.  Last year marked our 50th anniversary!

Last year we worked with more than 10,000 people, including victims of modern slavery, women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, young care leavers and older people. From giving someone a home to helping them to get the right mental health support, we support and enable people at the moment of crisis.

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More about Hestia

At Hestia, we have been supporting adults and children across London in times of crisis since 1970. 2020 marked our 50th anniversary!

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Refreshed on: 17 January 2022
Closing date: 03 March 2022
Tags: Social Work