Community Services volunteer
Role: Community Services Volunteer
Location: Community settings in Blackburn, Darwen, Hyndburn & Ribble Valley
Accountable to: Head of Community Services
Role requirements: Two Satisfactory References, Enhanced DBS check (an enhanced DBS check will only be required for those roles which involve, regular, unsupervised contact with patients)
Role Summary: Under the guidance of the Head of Hospice at Home and wider Hospice Community Team you will provide a support and befriending service to patients, their families and those that matter to them. Depending on the needs, interests and preferences of those using the service, and in order that quality of life and independence can be maintained, you will provide the service to people in their own homes and/or other community settings.
When we need you to be available: The expected commitment for this role is detailed in the role description. You can volunteer for one or more than one time slot each week and will be asked to detail your availability on your application form. As we would want continuity for the people using our services regular availability would be required.