The Carers Centre for Brighton and Hove is seeking volunteers to work directly with carers, supporting their wellbeing and helping them to achieve specific goals.
Tasks: Supporting a carer to work towards pre-defined outcomes and goals. This could be anything from supporting them to lose weight to teaching them computer skills or going for a jog with them. Volunteers will be matched with a carer based on the carer’s needs and the volunteer’s own skills.
Managed by: the Volunteer Co-ordinator
The hours will be variable, depending on your own availability, but can be from one hour a week.
Based: work will be undertaken within the city of Brighton and Hove.
Training will be provided
Benefits of the role: The volunteer would gain experience of working in a voluntary organisation, knowledge of unpaid carers and services available in Brighton and Hove.
Expenses including travel will be provided, along with informal support and supervision
This role will involve working with vulnerable adults, and as such an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and references will be required
For more information on this volunteering role, please contact Daniel Eichner on 01273 746222 or email [email protected]