Be-Friender

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Name of role             

 

           

Be-Friender-Escort

Name of service / project

 

 

Wharfedale House

Location

 

 

                                               

16 Wharfedale Lawns

Wetherby

LS22 6PU

 

Key activities include

 

 

 

 

 

  • To provide friendship and support to a resident/s
  • To assist resident to develop further social contacts including links with the local community e.g. joining clubs, attending education classes, going out to the pub etc. escorting.

 

Time commitment

 

 

Ideally this would be a regular commitment but the service would have a flexible approach which would meet the needs both of the resident and the Volunteer.

 

Requirements of role

 

  • 2 references required
  • DBS disclosure (will be arranged by LCD)
  • Completion of required training

 

Key personal attributes

 

  • Friendly
  • Enthusiastic
  • Reliable
  • Patience
  • Good communication skills
  • A general level of physical fitness

 

Previous experience of working with disabled adults not necessary.

 

Training provided for the role

  • Volunteer Induction training
  • Manual Handling training
  • Fire Safety Awareness

 

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Required Role

Be-Friender

Key responsibilities

• Friendly • Enthusiastic • Reliable • Patience • Good communication skills • A general level of physical fitness

Desirable Skills

  • Confidence
  • Interpersonal
  • Positive attitude

Skill to gain

  • Communication
  • Confidence
  • Interpersonal
  • Positive attitude

When can you do this role/Calendar

Minimum commitment level: Once a week

Start Date: 10-01-2019

  1.  
  2. Monday
  3. Tuesday
  4. Wednesday
  5. Thursday
  6. Friday
  7. Saturday
  8. Sunday
  1. MORNING
  2. MORNING monday
  3. MORNING tuesday
  4. MORNING wednesday
  5. MORNING thursday
  6. MORNING friday
  7. MORNING saturday
  8. MORNING sunday
  1. AFTERNOON
  2. AFTERNOON monday
  3. AFTERNOON tuesday
  4. AFTERNOON wednesday
  5. AFTERNOON thursday
  6. AFTERNOON friday
  7. AFTERNOON saturday
  8. AFTERNOON sunday
  1. EVENING
  2. EVENING monday
  3. EVENING tuesday
  4. EVENING wednesday
  5. EVENING thursday
  6. EVENING friday
  7. EVENING saturday
  8. EVENING sunday

Location

LS22 6PU
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Registered in England Company Number: 7103465
Registered Charity Number: 1139314