Older Persons Social Group Support Worker

Here and Now Chester Published: August 7, 2019
Location
Chester
Opportunity Type
Category
Posted By
Chester VA
Benefits
Community
Skill
Social
Activities
Befriending & Buddying
Suitable for under 18s
No

Description

Here and Now Chester run a number of social groups in Chester for older people. The groups provide a 3 course meal, entertainment and a variety of craft and other hands on activities. Our main aim is to combat social isolation amongst the elderly in the Chester area.

Provide refreshments, participate in activities, e.g. card making/games, bingo, colouring, painting, scraperfoil.
Assist members to the dining area, assist with the raffle and Bingo. Observe members unobtrusively, to ensure that their safety is maintained.Offer assistance if required and welcomed. Befriend and engage in conversation with group members.

Skills:

A liking for and an empathy with older people , a friendly and cheerful manner. An understanding the need for confidentiality .A sense of humour, reliable.

Only registered members can apply for opportunities.

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