Golden Years Befriender

  • VO91974


Description

Your support and encouragement could help someone to:
Remain independent at home, socially connected and engaged.
Reduce feelings of loneliness and isolation.
Increase self-confidence.
Create links with the local community.
Develop informal local support networks.
Examples of activities include;
Taking up a new hobby or interest.
Joining a local club or group of interest, eg craft, singing, gardening.
Visiting a library, church, local gallery or exhibition.
Short walks.

Organisation aims and objectives

Our vision is an inclusive society in which we all have the opportunities to live valued and fulfilled lives. We work to make that vision a reality by our mission to support people excluded from family, home, work or community on their life journey.

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A few hours once a week/fortnight/month for 6-9 months

Restrictions

Experience required: Good listening and communication skills. Friendly personality / approachable. Reliable with good time keeping. Patience and empathy. Non-judgemental. Respectful of confidentiality. Able to work within set boundaries. Keep accurate visit records and feeding back to the team regularly.
Travel details: Across Edinburgh
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Expenses provided.
Support: Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 23 days ago