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Details of opportunity

 

Post available
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. 

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