Healthy Lifestyles Assistant

  • VO56372


Description

Our clients are at the heart of everything we do. Our walking group encourage clients to improve confidence and self-esteem, becoming more socially connected and enhancing their journey of recovery. As a volunteer walk leader you will be knowledgeable about the benefits of walking and enjow motivating people of all backgrounds and become part of a team developing good relationships with our clients and contributing to their health and wellbeing, supporting them to improve their quality of life. You will identify, develop and risk assess walks in and around Perth & Kinross, supervise clients participating and encourage others to take part.

Organisation aims and objectives

Wisecraft is a joinery and craft workshop & gallery offering therapeutic work in a supported setting to people in Strathmore with enduring and/or severe mental health problems.

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Minimum requirement: 3 months commitment to the walking group. Attending every Wednesday, hours variable each week.

Restrictions

Experience required: You will be knowledgeable about the benefits of walking, be physically fit for your age and have a good sense of humour. You will be a good motivator and listener able to build good relationships with clients. A First Aid certificate and Paths for All Walk Leader accreditation would be advantageous but training can be provided. Good local knowledge would be beneficial.
Travel details: Leading walks across a variety of locations in and around Blairgowrie
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses details: Volunteer expenses are available
Taster available: Yes
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

Last updated 2 months ago

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