Telephone Companion Support Worker (Barra)

  • VO90212
  • Home-based volunteering


Description

This is a work from home role which involves supporting potentially isolated and vulnerable individuals to help reduce feelings of loneliness an social isolation,to help build confidence and recover from the effects of the Covid-19 epidemic. This role involves making regular phone callls toolder people to they are safe and well and to offer companionship and good conversation.
You will also be there to identify any unmet needs where we or other organisations can offe further support.

Organisation aims and objectives

In every corner of Britain, Royal Voluntary Service mobilises volunteers to support those in need, in hospital and in the community. Through the gift of voluntary service, our volunteers provide much-needed support for over-stretched public services. Our volunteers work at scale in the NHS, freeing up NHS staff to dedicate more time to patient care, and within communities to give practical help and support to people when they need it. Royal Voluntary Service volunteers help in all sorts of ways.

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Restrictions

Experience required: Good communication skills Ability to handle data sensitively/ confidentially Happy to work as part of a team or remotely. Non-judgemental attitude. Abilitywillingness to abide by RVS policies and guidelines. IT literate Undertake training
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: in line with expenses policy
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Safeguarding,Dementia Awareness, Mental Health Awareness.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer

Last updated 3 months ago