Improving Homes and Wellbeing

Age UK South Gloucestershire
Age UK South Gloucestershire
Closing Date: 
Monday, 21 August, 2023 - 21:45
Contract Type: 
Part Time
Approx. 1 day per week
Details of Role: 

The Improving Homes and Well Being project aims to address short-term needs such as reducing household risks and tidying gardens and properties but then seeks to build a circle of person-centred support around those affected and work with them to find lasting solutions, improve their homes, and so improve their independence and wellbeing. 

You will be assisting with the practical elements of garden and house clearing and completing basic DIY tasks. Full support and training on the use of equipment will be provided, and in return, you will join a great team and know that you are making a real difference in the lives of older people.

We are looking for someone who:

• Is practical, logical and able to carry out the physical tasks involved in garden/house clearing

• Is flexible

• Is friendly and has a good sense of humour

• Is caring, patient and sensitive

• Has good communication skills

• Has a non-judgemental attitude

• Is empathetic and understands the needs of older people

• Can commit to volunteering weekly during scheduled session time

How to Apply: 

For an informal conversation about the role, please contact the Improving Homes and Wellbeing team, or for an application pack please contact the Volunteering team at

Contact Person: 
Amanda Sweetland
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 
01454 411 707
Postal Address: 
67 High Street Thornbury Bristol BS35 2AW