Activities Assistant

  • VO56818


Description

Our service users come to spend the day with us and we engage them in activities according to their interests. These activities could be; board games, arts and crafts, baking or just keeping company and having a blether. We would welcome volunteers to help with our activities, spending one to one time with service users, setting up activities or helping people to participate.
You would be a welcome and valued member of our team.

Organisation aims and objectives

New Rannoch is a day centre for older people with dementia. Our aim is to provide a quality, person centred, flexible and evidence based service that supports individual strengths, interests and levels of independence to enable people with dementia to remain valued, active and independent in their communities.

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minimum 2 hours per week on a regular day and at a regular time to enable activity planning Minimum commitment: we would prefer a minimum commitment of 3 months but do not insist on it

Restrictions

for H&S reasons 'young' people require more support and supervision than we are able to provide
Experience required: We would like volunteers to have an interest in helping people with dementia and have the people they are helping as the focus of their volunteer work. Volunteers would have to join the PVG scheme.
Travel details: New Rannoch Centre, Shuna Court, North Muirton, Perth PH1 3DN
Minimum age: 18

Support

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

Last updated 6 months ago

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