Community Helper

Recruiter
RNIB
Location
South East England
Posted
13 Apr 2018
Closes
13 Jul 2018
Ref
4964
Interests
Disability
Hours per month
10 to 20 hours
Expenses
Paid
Commitment
Short Term

Community Helper

Type of opportunity

Befriending, social activity

Opportunity -4964

Staff need regular assistance with group and one to one activities at RNIB Redhill Community Living Service. You must be willing to have close contact with people with learning disabilities and complex needs by supporting them in a range of activities. This could be social, academic, creative or more general.

Region

South East

Where based?

On Site

Additional location information

Redhill: RNIB Redhill Community Living Service, Queens House, Philanthropic Road, Redhill RH1 4DZ.

What you will be doing?

Tasks will be varied depending on the needs of the individual. This may include anything from helping with the students shopping, quiz nights, music, outings, to helping them to access local facilities.

What skills and experience are needed?

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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
  • Working with people with sight loss

What support will be given?

  • Induction
  • Understanding Sight Loss Pack
  • Expenses
  • Sighted Guiding Training
  • Support from Volunteers and Staff

When will you be needed?

Flexible

How often will I be needed? 4 hours Per Event

Criminal Record Check Information

This role requires an enhanced criminal record check

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