Volunteer Swimming Buddy - Cardiff

Posted by Dimensions UK

Volunteer Swimming Buddy - Cardiff

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Voluntary

About the organisation

Dimensions is a specialist not-for-profit provider of services for people with learning disabilities and people who experience autism. We provi... Read more

Job Description

Are you a confident swimmer?  Perhaps you might enjoy helping a person we support to get the most out of their swimming sessions?

Activities will include:

  • Attending your volunteering activity on a regular basis - swimming sessions are once a week in the afternoon, but exact times and days can be agreed (eg you could do once a month)
  • Helping to support someone swimming, - full training will be given and you will always be accompanied by an experienced member of staff
  • Enjoying your time in the water with the person we support!

We are looking for someone who is:

  • Confident at swimming and be able to support someone in the swimming pool
  • Enthusiastic, friendly and confident
  • Comfortable chatting with people with learning disabilities and autism.
  • Committed and dependable.

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 Job' below.

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