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Volunteering Opportunity: VO48516
Escort on Outings with Elizabeth House Care Home.
Created/last updated: 04/08/2020
About this opportunity:
Elizabeth House are looking for someone to volunteer to assist service users and staff with local outings, e • g • shopping trips, tea dances, bar lunches, cinema, swimming, walks and sometimes further afield to the safari park • This may be as a group activity on a more person centred 1-1 activity • Volunteers need to be quite active and out-going and able to assist service users with activities such as swimming and shopping etc •
There will also be a certain amount of assisting residents to move around, transfer from seats etc for which training will be given • You will need to be a member of the PVG scheme for this opportunity •
Induction will entail a chat with the manager, a tour of the premises covering fire safety, an introduction to staff members and service users.
Out of pocket expenses paid?
Yes - Travel expenses can be refunded. However,
Elizabeth House do not refund the cost of joining the PVG scheme.
No skills required as training will be given. The volunteer should possess a kind and caring attitude.