If you have a few hours to spare on a weekly/monthly basis and would like to volunteer as a gardener with us, we would love to hear from you.
Specific tasks and duties
Supporting adults with physical disabilities to take part in group/ 1-1 activities
General garden duties
Be familiar with the risk assessment for the role.
Attend regular review and support meetings every 6 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)
Supervision and support
All new volunteers will be introduced to relevant paid staff and other volunteers they may come into contact with.
This role will have an initial six week trial period.
Regular group review and support meetings will be arranged on a six-monthly basis. Additional one-to-one support meetings can also be arranged if required.
Application form, two references, informal interview
Enhanced DBS Check