'Supporting Your Recovery' Volunteer

  • VO84298


Description

Volunteers will provide practical and emotional support to promote the recovery and reablement of a local person, following their experience of a hospital admission, or significant medical intervention.

This service is very individual and unique to each client depending on their needs as well as their personal aims regarding their recovery and the regaining of their independence.

The time commitment required will vary from volunteer to volunteer, and from client to client. We are happy to work with volunteer’s schedules and commitments to find a pattern of volunteering that suits each individual and meets the needs of the service. We ask volunteers to commit to a regular pattern of volunteering (weekly/fortnightly) as much as possible.

Organisation aims and objectives

Royal Voluntary Service inspires and enables people to give their time by volunteering to meet the needs of the day, in hospitals and in local communities. Volunteering in enjoyable, reqarding and good for our health and wellbeing, whatever our age, background or stage of life. By volunteering now you can help people in need to live more independent, fulfilled and happy lives.

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Restrictions

Volunteers must have access to email so that they can complete the processes needed, including application and PVG check, in a safe way.
Experience required: • Good communication skills • Good observational skills • Friendly and open personality • Confidentiality • Positive disposition
Travel details: Travel expenses will be reimbursed.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Training details: We offer a wide range of online learning modules and provide ‘shadowing’ experience to people new to volunteering .

Last updated 4 months ago

Please note, organisations are currently experiencing a large volume of enquiries from people looking to help out. They may not always be able to meet this demand so please be patient, you may not receive a quick response or be assigned to a role.