RNIB Social Activities - Edinburgh and Lothians

Recruiter
Location
City of Edinburgh
Posted
06 Apr 2017
Closes
06 Jul 2017
Ref
5436
Interests
Disability
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Long Term

Are you friendly and outgoing? We’re looking for someone to assist with our social and special interest groups for blind and partially sighted people. Activities may include helping with activities such as quizzes, dominoes, outings, keep fit, reading, card games, doing crosswords or just meeting for a social chat.

Please note a PVG Scotland Adults Criminal Record Check is required.

What Will You Be Doing?
Assisting clients with a particular activity
Assist with serving refreshments
Listening and talking with adult clients
 
When will you be needed?
2 hours per week, flexible

Location:
Social activities take place throughout Edinburgh and Lothians, therefore location will vary depending on activity.  

What Skills/Experience Are Needed?
Good Communication Skills; Ability to listen; A caring and friendly nature; flexible and committed.
   
What Will You Gain from the Role?
A chance to make a difference; Working with a variety of people; Meeting new people; New experiences and skills
   
What Support Will You Be Given?
Understanding Sight Loss Pack; Induction; Expenses; Supervision and help from your Manager; Sighted Guiding Training