Volunteer Befriender (Job Ref: 19542)

Position Categories: Midlands, new, Part Time, Voluntary

Location: Northamptonshire

Salary: Voluntary Basis

Closing Date: 18 January 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 19542CRJ

Short Job Description:

Creative Support’s community services in Northamptonshire provide support to people with learning disabilities. Our services include residential care and support, day services, supported living, educational programmes and volunteering opportunities.

The role of Volunteer Befriender offers the opportunity to meet new people and to make a real difference to the lives of vulnerable adults in Wellingborough. This is an invaluable role that will help reduce isolation and will hopefully enable people to engage more with their local community.

We’re seeking friendly and empathetic people to provide one-to-one support, helping to build service users self-esteem and confidence.

This is an excellent opportunity to get involved in a rewarding volunteer role in which you really are providing invaluable support to those in the community that need it most.

We would recommend applicants are available to volunteer two hours each week between 9:00am-5:00pm, Monday to Friday.

Applicants must submit a completed Creative Support application form which can be requested or downloaded via the listed methods. You may attach a CV if you wish to support your application but CVs alone will not be accepted. An enhanced DBS check is required, which Creative Support pays for. Creative Support is not a recruitment sourcing agency; all employees are directly employed by us. We do not accept contact from recruitment candidate sourcing/advertising agencies. Upon receipt of your application we will email you a confirmation of receipt. If you do not receive this confirmation email please contact us via telephone or email. Contact information can be found on our company website. Please note applications will be shortlisted as they are received and we may contact you before the closing date to arrange an interview.

Application Instructions:

Download the full job description and application form below, print a copy and post to us (applications which are completed by typing can be emailed to us at recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk).

It's important for you to read the full job description so that you can complete your application form with details relevant to the position. Make sure you read our Recruitment FAQs before sending in your application form.

Completed Application Forms must be submitted to our Head Office address (below) or emailed (recruitment@creativesupport.co.uk) to be considered for the vacancy. If you have not received a response to your application within 10 working days of the closing date please accept this as notification of an unsuccessful application. Unsuccessful applicants must wait 6 months before reapplying.

Recruitment Department, Creative Support Ltd, Wellington House, 131 Wellington Road, Stockport, SK1 3TS.