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Carers Support Merton
Monthly activity allowance and reasonable travel expenses
Page 4 of 32
England, United Kingdom
This recruiter is scheduling interviews as the applications come in. So apply now!
Job description

Do you have a keen interest in healthy eating and nutrition?

Are you good at motivating others and supporting them towards a goal?


As a volunteer, you could play an important part in transforming the health and wellbeing of the people we support!

Activities will include:

  • Providing information, support and motivation, to help the people we support to make and maintain positive changes to what they eat (with the support of our staff teams)
  • Demonstrating and helping both the people we support and their support workers how to create healthy meals
  • Creating meal plans for individuals and groups in our Darlington services (DL3)
  • Acting as a role model and signposting people to appropriate services. 
  • Researching new types of food/meals for them to have.

We’re looking for someone who:

  • Has skills/knowledge in healthy eating, nutrition and cooking
  • Has a general interest in health and wellbeing
  • Is friendly, reliable and a good listener
  • Is comfortable chatting with people with learning disabilities and autism 
  • Can demonstrate willingness 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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Posted on: 17 January 2020
Closing date: 30 January 2020
Tags: Advice, Information,Social Care/Development
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