Lindisfarne Court is home to 13 people within three connecting bungalows in Darlington with a staff team on hand to provide 24-hour care and support. We aim to ensure that people are encouraged and enabled to make their own choices and decisions in as many aspects of their lives as possible.
For further information visit: www.lindisfarne-sjog.org.uk/
Support people who use the service with planned activities outside of the home (this will be with a member of staff)
Participate in 1-1 activities with people who use the service within the home, eg sensory time, hair and beauty, listening to music, arts and crafts, interactive games and reading
Plan, promote and encourage participation in activities.
What skills/qualities are needed?
Good organisational and planning skills
Good interpersonal skills and enjoy talking to people of all ages and with a variety of interests and backgrounds
Ability to encourage and motivate
When is an activities volunteer needed?
Any time of the day, evening or weekend. Whatever will suit you and the service.
What do we offer our volunteers?
Any necessary training required
A designated member of staff to share any concerns or issues with
Free DBS check
Reimbursement of travel / meal expenses incurred whilst volunteering
What we won’t ask you to do
Take the lead on a shift
Attempt any task or activity you don’t feel comfortable or able to do
Work alone in the service
For a full description of the role click here to download pdf file or request a copy by phoning or email as below.
Further information and how to apply
We have a short application form for completion.
Telephone - 01325 373701
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Send your completed application form by email to:firstname.lastname@example.org
or by post to:
Human Resources, Saint John of God Hospitaller Services, Saint Bede’s House,
Morton Park Way, Darlington, Co Durham DL1 4XZ