Louth, Lincolnshire
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Voluntary
Job description

We are looking for a friendly volunteer to attend church gentleman we support on Sundays, followed by a visit to the pub for a drink!  

You do not have to be a person of faith, just an open person looking to make a positive contribution to the life of the person they will support.


 Activities will include:

  • Arranging to attend church with the gentleman on a Sunday morning (eg weekly, biweekly, monthly)
  • Pushing the person we support in a wheelchair  
  • Sharing the enjoyment of attending church
  • Visiting the pub for a drink after church 

 

Activities will NOT include: Personal care or medication

 

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Friendly, polite and enjoys chatting with people
  • Reliable/dependable
  • Willing to commit to volunteer regularly
  • Able to safely push a wheelchair (training can be provided)

 

A DBS check and two character references will be required for this role. 

 

What you’ll gain from being a Dimensions volunteer:

Our volunteers play a vital role in our work and in return, we support them with:

  • Free certificated training (with access to 800 plus courses)
  • Free membership to an online shopping discount scheme
  • Comprehensive support from professional, friendly and trained Dimensions staff
  • Agreed travel expenses reimbursed
  • An opportunity to gain real experience in the social care sector

 

Want to apply for this role?

If you’d like to be a Dimensions volunteer, we’d love to hear from you! Simply click on Apply with Charity Jobs.

 

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Posted on: 27 September 2019
Closed date: 01 November 2019
Tags: Social Care/Development, Support Worker