We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers who can assist in leading carer support groups for those caring for people living with dementia. These groups meet in various locations across the Scottish Borders at an agreed time and venue.
The purpose of this role is to assist in the running of carer support groups. These groups can help carers of people living with dementia meet other people in similar situations, share stories and gain advice.
Key tasks include: setting up venues, welcoming people to the group, making tea and coffee and providing encouragement and support to new and existing group members.
To provide support for people with dementia and their carers.
Experience required: Caring nature.
Willing to enable and support a person living with dementia and their family.
Good listening skills.
Empathy and patience.
Travel details: Scottish Borders wide – Various locations to suit volunteer
Minimum age: 16
Expenses paid: Yes
Training details: Induction, Moving and Assisting, ongoing skills training.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer