Volunteer Befriender (Job Ref: 21027)

Position Categories: Midlands, new, Voluntary

Location: Wellingborough

Salary: Volunteering

Closing Date: 22 April 2018

Other Job Ref Numbers: 21027CRJ

Short Job Description:

About the Service: 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.
We aim to provide a supportive environment where people of all ages are encouraged and enabled to achieve their full potential as individuals and inclusive citizens in their own communities, irrespective of their intellectual capacity, gender, race, age or religious persuasion.

Purpose of the role: 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 Northamptonshire. 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.

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

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).

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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.