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Age UK Norfolk

Age UK Norfolk

Non-profit

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Every year, thousands of older people and their carers turn to Age UK Norfolk for support. Whether it’s advice in a time of need, help filling out complicated forms or a friendly chat when they’re ...

Older peopleCommunity & familyWellbeing
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Lasting Power Of Attorney Volunteer

Lasting Power Of Attorney Volunteer

Organisation role · Flexible hours
Flexible location
Legal work
Older peopleCommunity & familyWellbeing
No PovertyGood health and well-beingAffordable and clean energy
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Age UK Norfolk
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Contact person

Laura Hawkie-ChapmanAsk Laura a question

Summary

Age UK Norfolk’s Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) advisory service provides information, advice and practical assistance in completing and registering an LPA.

Detailed description

Main Purpose

 • To support and enable older people and their families to set up a Lasting Power of Attorney

Tasks

 • To arrange appointments with clients and visit them in their homes to help complete the forms for Lasting Power of Attorney

• To inform clients about services that may help them and provide details of how to access them

• To offer information in an accessible format that empowers the client to identify a suitable solution

• To carry out tasks in accordance with Age UK Norfolk policies and practices

Skills, experience and abilities

 • Ability to process information from telephone calls, face-to-face conversations and documents

• Ability to write legible and accurate notes that record the actions taken

• Ability to identify problems and to provide appropriate options

• Commitment to equal opportunities and awareness of the discrimination that older people may face

• Ability to assist clients with filling in forms and writing letters (as appropriate)

• Ability to listen to others and to explain things clearly

• Ability to deliver an open-minded and non-judgmental approach to clients

Availability

Flexible between 9 AM and 5 PM Monday to Friday

Training and expenses

Full training is provided. Travel expenses are refunded.

Responsible to and supported by the

Information and Advice Manager

 DBS

A satisfactory DBS check is required for this role. 

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Age UK Norfolk

Every year, thousands of older people and their carers turn to Age UK Norfolk for support. Whether it’s advice in a time of need, help filling out complicated forms or a friendly chat when they’re lonely, we are here to help.

But we couldn’t do it alone. Our dedicated team of volunteers are the backbone of our organisation and without their help; we simply would not be able to deliver all the services that we do.

No experience is necessary, and whatever your talents and interests, there is likely to be a voluntary opportunity where you can share your knowledge, make new friends and make a real difference to the lives of older people in Norfolk.

For more information about our volunteer roles and to gain access to our application form please visit our website or contact our Volunteer Coordinator on 01603 785210 or email at [email protected]