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Rehabilitation Support Volunteers

  • VO76115


Description

Every day in Scotland 25 people will have a stroke. In Aberdeen alone, 10,503 people are living with the impact of a stroke.

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) wants to make sure that everyone has the best recovery they can after a stroke. You can volunteer with CHSS and help stroke survivors to rebuild their confidence, overcome their anxieties and live fuller lives.

Our Rehabilitation Support Service enables people to get their lives back on track after a stroke. We provide a bridge for people so that they can return home from Hospital and resume independent, active lives in the communities they live in. In order to do this we rely on the support of our dedicated volunteers. With the help of our volunteers, we can change people’s lives; the time, support and the work they do is vital to us and the people we help. As a volunteer, you are not only helping someone to live life to the full but also developing skills while doing something rewarding and worthwhile. Rehabilitation support involves helping people who have experienced stroke to achieve their rehabilitation goals. Volunteers are involved in extensive training and skill-building. Volunteers can expect to receive valuable, real skills and experience.

For more information please contact Mollie Brockie, Volunteer Recruitment & Support Co-ordinator at E Mail: mollie.brockie@chss.org.uk or tel.: 07435 785 998.

Organisation aims and objectives

Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland is the country’s largest charity offering care and support to people with chest, heart and stroke conditions. Our network of stroke nurses, rehabilitation support workers, peer support volunteers and researchers help people across Scotland regain their confidence and rebuild their lives. We want to make sure life living with a chest or heart condition or after a stroke is a life lived to the full.

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Flexible times available to suit volunteers. All help greatly appreciated.

Restrictions

Experience required: Good communication skills • Reliable and Trustworthy • Good presentation skills • Friendly disposition. No experience required.
Travel details: This volunteer role happens all over Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire! The role is flexible to where you live and to where rehabilitation support is needed.
Minimum age: 18

Support

Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: We pay all authorised expenses, including travel. Expenses paid monthly.
Training details: Excellent support and training provided to all volunteers.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 3 months ago