Kinloch Care Centre - Volunteer

  • VO74995
  • Suitable for groups


Description

If you enjoy chatting and spending time with poeple then you might be the volunteer we are looking for!
We are looking for people to help with various activities from visiting, hairdressing, hand care, arts & crafts, music or just generally helping out. The time commitment is flexible, usually 2-3 hours per week with a minimum period of 6 months commitment and this is a great opportunity to make a difference in your community.

Main tasks include:

  • To support allocated service users with one to one or as a group through engagement in a range of activities.
  • To encourage and support the service user/s to engage in activities, walks and socialisation.
  • To listen and talk with service user/s.
  • To read books/ newsletters/ newspapers/ letters.
  • Assist with teas/coffees and to support service users with menu choices.
  • To provide companionship to service user/s who have few or no visitors.
  • Provide support and assistance to help service users achieve goals.
  • Develop and promote a positive relationship.
  • Establish and maintain appropriate boundaries.
  • Help service user/s to build confidence and self-esteem.
    All of the above may include group work or individual one to one sessions held in communal lounge, activity areas, or in service users own room as directed by the staff on shift.

|f you would like to find out more, get in touch.

Organisation aims and objectives

Assist staff deliver care and support to service users which will enhance the quality of their lives.

Restrictions

Experience required: No particular skills are required, if you enjoy chatting to people and getting involved in activities then we would love to hear from you
Travel details: Kinloch Care Centre, Carnoustie
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 4 months ago