Department:
Personal Support
Opportunity Type:
Volunteer
Town/City:
Milford Haven
30 Jun 2022
Hours Per Week:
2

Job Advert

Do you like to knit and craft? Do you like to have a good chat too? This could be the perfect volunteering role for you!
 

We are looking for a friendly volunteer spend some time with a lady we support who loves doing anything related to crafts.

She is very creative and will really enjoy spending some time with a volunteer that is creative too.  She enjoys knitting, crocheting, embroidery, candle making and much more!

The lady is friendly and chatty, and is very sociable.

She would really benefit from a creative volunteer with similar interests – you could make a huge difference.

Ideally you will be available for 2 or 3 hours each week.  The times are flexible and can be agreed by the lady you are visiting, support staff and the volunteer.

An enhanced DBS check and two references will be required for this role.

Mencap are strongly encouraging all our colleagues to have the Covid-19 vaccine as a way to help protect each other and the people we support. This is especially important in direct support roles as evidence is starting to grow that the vaccine could help stop the spread of the virus, as well as protecting the person vaccinated from getting very ill. In addition, it is mandatory that you take a lateral flow test on the day of your volunteering.

 

Benefits

What can I expect from Mencap?

  • Training and induction
  • To feel fully supported in your role
  • Agreed out-of-pocket expenses to be reimbursed (e.g. travel)
  • Meet new people
  • Learn new skills
  • Feel appreciated and valued

About Mencap

What difference will I make?

1.5 million people in the UK have a learning disability.

We have an ambitious vision for the UK to be the best place in the world for people with a learning disability to live happy and healthy lives.

Volunteering with us is YOUR opportunity to help us achieve this, whilst having the chance to develop your skills, meet new people and join a passionate and dedicated team.

 

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