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Group Assistant

  • VO63999


Description

Main activities & responsibilities
• Assist with various group activities e.g. this may require working one to one with clients who need assistance to participate in activities.
• Guide clients safely through the building e.g. to activity rooms and toilet facilities (personal care is not to be provided).
• Assist in maintaining a safe environment for all clients, volunteers, visitors and staff.
• To pass clients’ queries and concerns concerning their visual impairment to their VisionPK fieldworker or the Volunteer Services manager.
• To contribute ideas for the development/improvement of client activities.

Organisation aims and objectives

The society exists to enhance the quality of life of, promote the continuing independence of and to raise the awareness of the needs of visually impaired people of all ages living in Perth and Kinross.

Availability

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Restrictions

Experience required: • Effective team worker. • Patient, friendly approach. • Willingness to undertake training relevant to the role. • Adherence to the policies and procedures of VisionPK
Travel details: New Row, Perth PH1 5QA
Minimum age: 16

Support

Expenses details: paid
Taster available: Yes
Taster details: Potential volunteers are very welcome to come along to a Tuesday afternoon club meeting to see what it’s like
Training details: General induction plus vision awareness training
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer,
Wheelchair Access/Disabled Access Toilet

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