Care Support Volunteer

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The volunteer will be assisting the care team at Christopher's our children's hospice in Guildford. As an integral part of the team for a whole shift, the volunteer will help with washing, dressing, tidying bedrooms, laundry, babysitting for siblings, activities and outings and with hydrotherapy pool sessions.

What skills do I need?

Ideally a nursing or teaching background. Proactive and ability to help independently where necessary for a variety of tasks. Enthusiasm, flexibility and lots of energy. Friendly and approachable whilst maintaining boundaries and confidentiality. Available to help on a regular basis as least 3 x per month. If possible an ability to swim to assist with hydro sessions.

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Interests

  • Children
  • Disability
  • Health and Hospices
  • Young People

Activities

  • Community Support
  • No specific activites

Details

  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    Minimum age 18
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

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Morning No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Afternoon No No No No Yes Yes Yes
Evening No No No No Yes Yes No

Availability Details

7.30am-3pm Friday, Saturday or Sunday 2pm-9.30pm Friday or Saturday 3 shifts per month minimum so that the volunteer gets to know staff and can attend hand-over sessions. A commitment of at least one year if possible

Location

Old Portsmouth Road
Artington
Guildford
GU3 1LP

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