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Living Well volunteer

with Rennie Grove Hospice Care

Opportunity Type: Long-term Commitment
Opportunity Start Date: 19/05/2022
Opportunity End Date: 31/12/2022
Where is the opportunity located?: From your office
Time of day: Weekday Mornings, Weekday Afternoons
Description: Our Living Well volunteers do the following:• being part of a team of volunteers that works flexibly to provide the range of services that we offer our patients. Each volunteer needs to be willing to engage in every activity, to lead or support other team members – there is no onus on leading a session, but a willingness to support and participate is essential. Activities could include: art & crafts, spiritual/quiet time, gentle exercise and other therapeutic sessions • encouraging patients to participate in the activities on offer to the best of their abilities, responding to their individual needs • providing a friendly and supportive atmosphere for patients • sitting, listening and engaging with patients, feeding back any relevant information or concerns to the nursing team • signposting patients and people who visit Grove House to relevant information • helping to serve tea, coffee and lunch and clearing and washing up afterwards • helping with cleaning down surfaces between use, as directed by clinical staff • attending morning and afternoon debriefing sessions and regular communication meetings
Practical Considerations: this is a physically active role where you will be on the move most of the time
Requirements: Will require a criminal record check (DBS)
Suitable for: 18 – 25 year olds, Aged 26 and over
Suitable for volunteers interested in: End of Life, Bereavement & Hospices
Wheelchair access?: Yes