Duties and responsibilities: Outreach: To visit service users in their homes, provide companionship, stimulation by facilitating activities including games, puzzles, crafts, daily living skills, IT skills, accessing the local community and accompanying on trips etc. Building based service (when this resumes): To provide assistance to users of the centre including help with feeding, toileting, bathing or with other personal tasks. Work with other members of the team to provide activities and assist service users to attend appointments as necessary and assist with the preparation and serving of meals. To maintain appropriate records to the required standard, undertake training or refresher courses and any other duties as required by the Manager. Previous experience working with older people with dementia is desirable but not essential. This position is zero hours per week at a rate of £9.00 per hour.
VOLUNTEER DELIVERY DRIVERS NEEDED:
To deliver hot meals to Older People living in the local area, monitor and support their well-being. Report to the Day Centre Manager. Experience working with Older People and knowledge of safeguarding issues desirable but training will be available. Use of car essential. Equipment provided and mileage and expenses will be paid. Needed for all weekdays 11.30-1.30pm (approximately). Please phone 01953 454613 for more information.
Appropriate PPE will be supplied. All appointments are subject to satisfactory checks and references. If you are interested in any of these positions, a full job description is available from Attleborough Day Centre (Mondays – Friday). Please contact us for an informal chat on 01953 454613.
We are looking for Volunteers to help at the Centre
Would you like to be involved with our Day Centre? Do you have a few hours to spare? We are looking for volunteers with an interest in helping older people living in and around Attleborough. We currently have opportunities to help with:
Supporting and befriending older people at the Day Centre (when building based services resume)
Befriending and engaging older people in their homes (own car/transport essential)
Delivering meals to the Elderly (own car/transport essential)
Assisting Older People to get out and about
Supporting Older People on small group trips ('bubbles')
All appointments are subject to satisfactory checks and references. If you are interested in any of these positions, a full job description is available from Attleborough Day Centre (Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays). Please contact us for an informal chat on 01953 454613 or drop in for an application pack; St. Mary’s Community Hall, Church Street, Attleborough, NR17 2AH.