Volunteering

Befriender

Leonard Cheshire

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We are looking for enthusiastic, reliable and flexible volunteers to provide additional support to people who use our services on a 1-1 or group basis, independently or with other staff/volunteers dependent on activity.

Specific tasks and duties

  • Supporting adults with physical disabilities to get involved in their chosen activities. 
  • Activities may take place within the person’s home or within the community. 
  • Be familiar with the risk assessment for the role
  • Attend regular review and support meetings every 3 months

Skills needed

  • Positive attitude to working with disabled people
  • Enthusiasm
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Reliable and trustworthy
  • Open to learning new skills
  • Willingness to attend training
  • Committed to working within our aims, values, policies and procedures.

 

Full induction training including;

Information on Leonard Cheshire

Leonard Cheshire’s policies and procedures, including boundaries

Disability rights & Communication

Safeguarding of Vulnerable Adults (SOVA)

 

Application Requirements

  • Application form, two references, informal interview
  • Enhanced AccessNI Disclosure
  • Over 18

Closing Date

Sunday / 31 January 2021 5:00pm
5:00pm

Contact Details

For more information please click on the link below or email [email protected]

 

https://www.leonardcheshire.org/volunteering-opportunities/befriender-13

12 Derryvolgie Avenue
Belfast
Ireland