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Home Visitor

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To work as part of Northamptonshire Association for the Blind's home based community Enable Service, providing practical support to elderly or vulnerable blind and partially sighted people within Northamptonshire.

People with a sight impairment often become isolated and lose their confidence but a volunteer role within our Visiting Service will make a BIG difference. You will help them to regain and retain their confidence, independence and maintain their personal safety and well-being, whilst reducing isolation.

Volunteers can help with simple tasks like:

  • Regular contact either over the telephone or home visits
  • Assistance with reading mail, newspapers and correspondence
  • Accompanying on short walks, visits to the doctor or hospital
  • Occasional shopping trips or fetching agreed items from the shop
  • Assist with labeling food and household items to ensure safety

Skills

  • Caring and supportive manner
  • Willingness to help others and undertake training to assist you in this role
  • Enthusiastic and ability to give a regular time commitment
  • Good communicator and ability to listen to others

Register your Interest

Interests

  • Civic Responsibility and Communities
  • Health and Social Care
  • No specific interest
  • Older People

Activities

  • Advice and Information
  • General Helping
  • Supporting People and Befriending

Details

No additional details recorded for this opportunity.

When do I need to be available?

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

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