Mealtime Assistant (Evenings)

  • VO56496


We are looking for a volunteer to assist in the dining room with serving the evening meal, assisting guests where appropriate with eating and drinking and helping to ensure meal times are a pleasant and social time for all guests.
Duties and responsibilities would include:

  • Assisting with serving drinks to guests prior to meal being served
  • Offering guests a clothes protector if required
  • Assisting to distribute meals from the meal trolley to guests
  • Assisting an allocated guest with eating and drinking as directed
  • Clearing dishes to trolley
  • Offering tea and coffee to guests at the end of their meal

Organisation aims and objectives

To be the UK's best provider of high quality respite for individuals with high dependency physical conditions. We will continually support guests and their carers to enhance the quality of their life. At Leuchie House, our philosophy is that everyone deserves a decent break, whatever their individual care requirements. There is a country house feel at Leuchie, rather than a clinical atmosphere, with the emphasis on social as well as health care. We do everything we can to ensure guests' preferences are taken into account, as you would expect on any break, and offer physiotherapy and a variety of activities and entertainment throughout your stay











Experience required: Relevant skills required: - An enthusiastic attitude and good time-keeping - Good communication skills and an ability to get on well with others - Willingness to attend training as and when required (relevant to role)
Travel details: Leuchie House is situated on the outskirts of North Berwick and is not accessible by public transport.
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Expenses are paid fortnightly or monthly through an expenses claim form.
Training details: Orientation and brief introduction to Leuchie. Training on meal assistance, aids and adaptations used, relevant H&S training. Annual volunteer training and ‘meet-up’ day.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer