Better Together

We require volunteer support buddies to support and help people living with dementia and their carers, to overcome their anxiety to become active members of their community again while continuing to stay Covid-19 safe.

Department

Community Outreach

Responsibilities

  • Introducing clients to social groups/events
  • Support clients to navigate their communities safely
  • Shopping
  • Appointments
  • Day trips/exercise


Knowledge & Skills

No formal qualifications are needed for this volunteering role.

  • An understanding of dementia - training will be provided
  • Safeguarding - training will be provided 
  • Communication Skills
  • Listening Skills
  • Self motivated
  • Adaptable/Flexible 
  • Confidentiality 

Personal Qualities

  • Reliable
  • Enthusiastic
  • Coping Skills
  • Sociable 

General Requirements

  • Commitment to the project
  • Complete training
  • Undergo Enhanced DBS

Apply

Please complete the form below to register your interest in the opportunity.