RNIB Sewing and Knitting Support - Surrey

Recruiter
Location
Epsom, Surrey
Posted
16 Feb 2017
Closes
16 May 2017
Ref
10935
Skills
Other
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Do you have sewing and knitting skills which you'd like to use to help others? Are you friendly and outgoing? We'd love you to join us and support our blind and partially sighted tenants with their mending and craft tasks at Swail House in Epsom.

A DBS Enhanced Criminal Record Check is required.
 
What Will You Be Doing?
Sitting with tenants in their communal area and helping with various mending tasks; repairing tears; turning up trousers; picking up dropped stitches; sewing together knitted squares
 
When will you be needed?
2 hours per week, flexible Monday - Friday.

Location:
Swail House, Ashley Road, Epsom, Surrey KT18 5AZ
 
What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Interpersonal Skills; Reliable, punctual and trustworthy
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with a variety of people; Working with people with sight loss; A sense of achievement
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Sighted Guiding Training