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Support at Home Volunteer (James Paget Hospital, Norfolk)

Support at Home Volunteer (James Paget Hospital, Norfolk)

Organisation role · 1–2 hrs/Week
Flexible location
DrivingAdvice & MentoringCare workBefriendingSupport workSocial contactGrocery shoppingOtherAccompanyingEnglish
HealthPeople with disabilitiesWellbeing
Good health and well-beingQuality education
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Contact person

Linda McGranaghanAsk Linda a question

Summary

If you are compassionate and like helping and meeting people, then this could
be the role for you. Volunteers like you support people with day to day tasks
and

Detailed description

Visit people in their home.

Bring people home from hospital and settle them in.

Give companionship, including relieving a carer or relative for a short

time.

Support with shopping and collecting prescriptions.

Help people to get to medical appointments.

Keep records of tasks.

The skills you need

Warm and friendly with empathy for others.

Good communication skills.

Encouraging and supportive.

Enjoy meeting and spending time with new people.

Can work independently and as a part of a team.

Able to commit to a regular shift.

What's in it for you

Meet new people and be part of a dynamic and inclusive team.

A great opportunity to develop your existing skills and gain new ones.

All training and induction for the role (there is no charge for training).

Reasonable pre-agreed travel expenses for the role including for

attending training.

An opportunity to be part of the world’s largest humanitarian organisation

and the knowledge that you are making a difference to people’s lives

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
This volunteering opportunity is expired You can find other volunteering opportunities here.10 spots left.
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About British Red Cross

The British Red Cross has been helping millions of people in the UK and around the world get the support they need when crisis strikes.
The British Red Cross has been a lifeline for people in crisis for over 150 years. Today, in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic, that lifeline means more than ever.

Thanks to our dedicated team of Red Cross Volunteers, we’re able to provide services specifically designed to help people most in need in the UK.

If you or someone you care for needs support, we may be able to help.