Activities Volunteer - Silver Mews Care Home - RCVDA

Activities Volunteer – Silver Mews Care Home

Context of Role

The Friends of Silver Mews support the work of the Silver Mews Care Home. Situated in the heart of a residential community in the seaside town of Redcar. Silver Mews is a 41 bedded care home offering a range of care including Residential, Respite and Dementia care.

The Friends aim to improve the quality of life of the residents of the care home by working with staff, residents and relatives.

Role Description

Silver Mews Care Home are always looking for befrienders to enhance their residents quality of life through greater choices of activities. They are looking for someone who can visit and interact with residents on a face to face basis with all residents in a group and an individual basis.

Purpose of the Role

Responsibilities:

  • To provide regular and reliable visits and befriending.
  • To carry out a selection of activities for example reading, writing letters, chatting, music, baking, cooking, gardening, playing games accompanying resident on trips out.
  • To meet any reasonable needs of the resident.

Skills and/or qualities:

  • A friendly approachable manner.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Helpful disposition with an interest in local community.

Benefits

The benefits for the volunteer (other than the fact that you will be providing a much needed role within care homes) are:

  • Induction to the service and volunteer role.
  • A settling in period to make sure this is the right role for you.
  • To feel fully supported in your role.
  • The opportunity to meet new people and be part of their team.
  • The opportunity to learn new skills.
  • To feel appreciated and valued for your contribution.

How to Apply

Detailed Role DescriptionN/A
Application FormatIf this is something that you are interested in, or you require more information on this role, then contact Tony Griffiths (Email: [email protected]), their Volunteer Coordinator who will be more than happy to help.

This post requires two references and a DBS check. All volunteers will receive a full induction and relevant training.
Deadline31/08/2024 16:00

Basic Info

  • Time Requirements: Flexible
  • Application Deadline: 31/08/2024 16:00
  • Based: Redcar & Cleveland
  • Location (jobs): Redcar & Cleveland
  • Organisation Name: Silver Mews Care Home
  • Application Website: https://silvermews.com

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