Volunteer Care Home Assistant Rowanberries

Care homes and Retirement Living Schemes are busy environments with a variety of activity happening every day. We are looking for flexibile volunteers who can help support our retirement living scheme in Bradford. There are so many things to help with, either with residents directly or supporting staff . Tasks could vary week to week providing our volunteers with exciting and interesting roles whilst providing much needed support to our residents which offers the flexible help that the home and residents require. Some examples of the kind of tasks you might be doing are; o Setting up areas for activities and helping with the sessions o Filing, photocopying, updating noticeboards o Serving meals o Helping residents to access gardens o Delivering laundry to residents rooms o Joining in with events or fundraising o Spending time with residents – playing games, chatting o Taking a shopping trolley around the home to residents

Skills

• Flexible approach and attitude and willing to take on different tasks as needed • Friendly • Trustworthy • Good communication skills, • Able to use your own initiative, but also able to ask for help when you need. • Reliable and punctual • Ability to be supportive and non-judgmental at all times to all concerned • Able to maintain confidentiality


Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Inclusive Volunteering Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

Application Process

  • Application Form
  • Informal Discussion
  • Interview
  • References

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 15/04/2024

End Date: 14/04/2026

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Availability Details

Opportunities are available Monday to Friday for full day sessions (10am-4pm) or half day sessions ( 10am-1pm or 1pm-4pm) from as little as 3 hours a week.


Location

MHA Rowanberries
3 Baldwin lane
Clayton
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD146PN


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