Activities Assistant and Befriender (Winsford)

Methodist Homes Published: October 16, 2017
Location
Opportunity Type
Category
Posted By
EPNAVCO
Benefits
Community
Skill
Social
Activities
Caring
Suitable for under 18s
No

Description

Do you enjoy  taking care of elderly people?  Could you take an interest in people and enjoy working on a one to one level and within a team? We would love to hear from you.  This is a rewarding role that involves:  1 to 1 contact with residents,  running activities for residents such as bingo, quizzes, trips outs, fundraising and social events

This role would be rewarding to anyone who would enjoy the above and have some time to spare during weekdays. In return you will not only gain satisfaction of helping to improve the quality of life of residents but also gain experience of working for a national charity in the Care sector.  You will also be invited to attend volunteer meetings and enjoy volunteer development and training opportunities.  Based in Frodsham.   Application process takes 4 weeks.  Volunteers need to have:

  • Good Communication skills and the ability to be empathetic
  • Reliable, flexible and punctual
  • Ability to relate to, respect and empathise with older people
  • Willingness to engage in awarness/training and development sessions
  • Maintain confidentiality  at all times
  • Willingness to become familiar with Health and Safety Procedures (Training will be provided)
Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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