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.
Suggested commitment is 2 hours weekly, however, volunteers are able to give their time flexibly depending on the volunteering opportunity, but a regular commitment is appreciated.
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
Positive attitude to working with disabled people
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.
Training and support
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 form, two references, informal interview
Enhanced AccessNI Disclosure