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For people recovering from illness, or who are facing a recent diagnosis, being able to stay in their own home can make all the difference. Our Support at Home Volunteers help with shopping, getting to appointments or checking in with a phone call. Spread the power of kindness with us and help make a difficult and distressing time a little bit easier. This service runs 7 days a week, 10.00am - 6.00pm. We would like you to: volunteer at least two hours per week drive and have access to own vehicle be willing to travel within 30 miles of Peterborough hospital Health and Safety Statement We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety. We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need. If you have any questions before applying please contact us at healthvolunteer@redcross.org.uk

Skills

Warm and friendly with empathy for others. Good communication skills. Encouraging and supportive. Enjoy meeting and spending time with new people. Can work independently and as a part of a team. Able to commit to a regular shift.

Details

  • Accessibility
    We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety. We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need.
  • Age restrictions
    18+ We take an individual approach to ensuring your safety. We may ask you to complete a simple risk assessment. We will also have a conversation with you to discuss any restrictions that may still be in place in your region and identify any adjustments you may need.
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Ongoing support
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When do I need to be available?

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Availability Details

This service runs 7 days a week, 10.00am - 6.00pm.

We would like you to:

volunteer at least two hours per week
drive and have access to own vehicle
be willing to travel within 30 miles of Peterborough hospital

Location

Peterborough City Hospital
Bretton Gate
Peterborough
Cambridgeshire
PE3 9GZ

Register your Interest

Interests

  • Health and Social Care

Activities

  • Supporting People and Befriending

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