Activity Supporter (Filton)

Milestones Trust
https://www.milestonestrust.org.uk/
Contract Type: 
Volunteer
Location: 
Bristol
Details of Role: 

Milestones Trust is a health and social care charity which supports people with learning disabilities, mental health needs and people living with dementia. The services are provided through a network of residential and nursing care homes and community services throughout the Bristol and South Gloucestershire areas.

We are looking for a volunteer to support a resident in our home in Filton to enjoy social interaction and activities out in the community.

The role will involve:

  • Accompanying the resident out in to the community to participate in activities that they enjoy, which includes; community activities and events, concerts/shows, out for coffee and lunch, shopping and more.
  • Encouraging the resident’s interests and plan outings in advance with them.
  • Encouraging social interaction.
  • Researching new and different activities that you think the resident may enjoy.

The resident is looking for a volunteer who:

  • Is patient, confident and friendly.
  • Has good communication and social skills.
  • Has a good sense of humour.
  • Is able is visit weekly.

The activity co-ordinator will complete a 4-6 week induction with you, which will help familiarise you with the home and the resident. The activity co-ordinator will ensure you and the resident are happy and confident within the home before supporting with external activities. A car driver would be preferred for this role and mileage will be paid, along with out of pocket expenses.

If this is something you would like to get involved with please get in touch, we would love to hear from you!

Please note as our residents are vulnerable adults a DBS check will be carried out and references will be taken up.

Closing Date: 
Monday, 1 October, 2018 - 12:15
How to Apply: 

To express your interest and request an application form, please contact Lianne Stevens: liannes@milestonestrust.org.uk  / 01179709319 or complete the attached application form and return to liannes@milestonestrust.org.uk  / Unit 10, Eclipse Office Park, High Street, Staple Hill, Bristol BS16 5EL

Contact Person: 
Lianne Stevens
Contact Email: 
liannes@milestonestrust.org.uk
Contact Phone: 
01179709319
Postal Address: 
Unit 10, Eclipse Office Park, High Street, Staple Hill, Bristol BS16 5EL