Volunteer Mealtime Helpers for Veterans at Erskine Edinburgh Care Home, Gilmerton,

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🌟 Join Our Mission: Volunteer Mealtime Helper for Veterans at Erskine Care Home, Gilmerton, Edinburgh 🌟

Are you passionate about making a positive impact in the lives of those who have served our country? Erskine Care Home in Gilmerton, Edinburgh, is seeking dedicated individuals to join our team as Volunteer Mealtime Helpers for our esteemed veterans.

🍽️ What You'll Do:
As a Volunteer Mealtime Helper, you'll play a crucial role in creating a warm and supportive dining experience for our residents. Your responsibilities will include:

➑️ Assisting in the serving of meals during mealtimes
➑️ Engaging with residents in a friendly and compassionate manner
➑️ Providing support to residents who may need assistance during meals
➑️ Creating a positive and inclusive atmosphere during mealtim

Organisation aims and objectives

Erskine provides unrivalled support to Veterans in Scotland, through three care homes and a Veterans Village, comprising of 44 cottages, an Activities Centre, five Assisted Living Apartments and 24 Transitional Supported Apartments. Erskine’s strength lies in the very special blend of dedicated care, compassion and understanding we offer to residents and their families. Erskine care for nearly 1,000 residents each year; our care homes provide Veterans with the companionship of like-minded people. Erskine not only care for their Veterans – we care about them.










Frequency and commitment details

1 or 2 shifts per week


Experience required: No specific qualifications are required. We welcome individuals with a compassionate and friendly demeanour who can communicate well and are dedicated to making a positive impact in the lives of veterans.
Travel details: Volunteers must independently travel to and from the home. Out of pocket travel expenses available
Minimum age: 14


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Out of pocket travel expenses [bus and train fares and mileage costs] can be reimbursed.
Taster available: Yes
Training details: Induction to Erskine and your department Assisting residents with mobility Supporting residents at mealtimes