British Red Cross

Part Time

Role– Support at home volunteer

Where will you be based– Community

Who are we looking for?

  • Someone who is compassionate and likes helping people and meeting new people.
  • Someone who can give aleast 2 hours per week 9am-5pm Monday – Friday. Has a drivers licence for at least 2 years and can drive in the UK and have access to your own vehicle. Able to commit to a minimum of 6 months to the role. Happy to do a DBS check for the role.

What will you be doing?

  • Visit people in their home.
  • Bringing people home from Hospital and settle them in.
  • Give companionship including relieving a carer or relative for a short time.
  • Support with shopping and colleting prescriptions.
  • Help people to get to medical appointments.
  • Keep records of tasks.

The skills you need-

  • Warm and friendly with empathy for others.
  • Good communication.
  • Encouraging and supportive.
  • Enjoy meeting and spending time with new peopel.
  • Can work independently and part of a team.
  • Able to commit to a regular shift.

You will get from this role

  • The chance to meet new people and be part of a team.
  • A great opportunity to develop your skills and learn new skills.
  • All training and induction for the role (no charges).
  • Reasonable pre agreed travel expenses covered.
  • An opportunity to be part of the worlds largest humanitarian organisation.
  • Know you are making a difference.
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