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Living Well Volunteer (Age NI)
Location Moyle area
Description PURPOSE OF ROLE: To support older people to improve their wellbeing by helping them achieve their goals and aspirations. OUTLINE OF ACTIVITIES: Establish, maintain and develop relationships with older people. Provide support, information and assistance to older people. Work with individuals to maintain their levels of mobility and independence. Keep brief records of the work you have been doing with older people. To attend support meanings with the Living Well Co-ordinator. To report any concerns about the older people you are working with to the Living Well Co-ordinator. PERSONAL QUALITIES AND EXPERIENCE: Good communication and motivational skills. Maturity and sensitivity. Excellent listening skills. Able to maintain confidentiality. A liking for and empathy with older people. Ability to work as part of a team. Reliability and trustworthiness. An interest in developing activities for older people. TIME REQUIRED: There is no minimum time requirement for this role. WHAT CAN YOU EXPECT FROM VOLUNTEERING AT AGE NI: Social interaction and a chance to develop friendships. Reimbursement of out of pocket expenses. LOCATION: Ballycastle, Bushmills, Armoy and Cushendall. This role will require an enhanced Access NI disclosure certificate. http://www.ageuk.org.uk/northern-ireland/get-involved/volunteer/be-part-of-living-well-moyle/
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