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Well being support volunteer.

Redbridge Respite Care Association - (Stronger Together Project)

Redbridge Respite Care Association is a charity that supports people with mental health problems, including dementia, and their carers, living in the community. 

Main tasks and responsibilities

  • To promote independence, health and well being to service users with Dementia, Mental health and their carer's.
  • To encourage people to resume or take up hobbies and interests such as connecting with nature, music sessions, art therapy, physical activities like walking or armchair exercises 
  • To assist trips to the theatre and lunch outings for services users.
  • To support service users to access to peer support group, have one to one social interaction/help to develop friendships and support with each other.

Benefits to volunteer

  • You will be given the opportunity to be part of a supportive, fun, and professional team. 
  • We will ensure you have a clear understanding of your responsibilities and we will always treat you with respect, consideration, and appreciation.
  • We will update you on how your work has made a difference to those that are attending our sessions as your time is invaluable.
  • We will provide training and information to help you carry out your role and responsibilities.
  • Within your role, you will support the well being support worker and project manager to deliver the wellbeing activities and oversee the peer support session.
  • You will help set up/ put away equipment used at the group as well as supporting to make refreshment's.

What skills do I need?

Skills, attributes qualifications and experience

  • Be reliable and punctual
  • Be professional and empathic
  • Be friendly and approachable
  • Good communication skills
  • Comply with policies and procedures
  • Need to be 18+

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening

Our groups are currently on Wednesdays 11am -1pm (Out in the community - walking group) Thursdays 10am-12pm and 12.30pm-2.30pm each week in a hall completing different activities.

Where does this role take place?

St Marks Church
163-165 Rose Lane

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Register your interest

We limit the number of roles you can initially express an interest in to 3 opportunities. Please only register an interest in 3 roles maximum.

  • Ideal for people interested in
  • Health and Social Care
  • Mental Health and Wellbeing
  • Ideal for people who like
  • Befriending
  • Application Process
  • Application Form
  • CV & covering letter
  • DBS Check
  • Email expression of interest
  • Informal Discussion
  • References
  • Support provided
  • Access to group meetings/socials/team events
  • Basic reference can be provided
  • Induction provided
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer Handbook available
  • Volunteer will have named supervisor
  • Volunteer will have regular one to one supervision meetings
  • Written role description
  • Accessibility
  • Accessible parking available
  • Accessible toilet facilities
  • Voice to text software
  • Volunteering venue wheelchair accessible
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Travel/mileage
  • Other Information
  • Accessibility - additional information
  • Are there any age limits?
  • DBS checks - additional information
  • Expenses - additional information
  • Recruitment Process - additional information
  • Reference can be provided after how long volunteering?
    After 6 months
  • Role is exempt from Ex offenders Act 1972
  • Support Provided - additional information
  • Thanks / Recognition for Volunteer contribution
  • Transport Info (nearest station / bus stop)
  • Volunteers covered by insurance

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