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Page 14 of 29
RG40, Wokingham
Voluntary
This recruiter is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. So apply now!
Job description

A gentleman we support enjoys swimming and is looking for someone who would like to join him once a week.

We are looking for a swimming buddy who would swim with him and enjoy the activity every Wednesday 10:00am – 12noon. The volunteer would be with a Support Worker during this activity.

Activities will include:

  • Going swimming once a week to a local pool
  • Enjoy swimming and encouraging the person we support
  • Building a friendship

Activities will NOT include:

  • Assisting the person to physically swim or teach them to swim.
  • Personal care, medication or financial assistance.

We are looking for someone who is:

  • A confident swimmer
  • Wanting to encourage the gentleman in his swimming
  • Friendly, chatty and a good listener
  • Reliable/dependable and willing to commit to volunteer regularly

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
  • Reasonable expenses may be reimbursed at the manager's discretion
  • 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 below.

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

Posted on: 31 January 2020
Closing date: 26 March 2020
Tags: Social Care/Development,Vocational/Services
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