Activity support volunteer

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To provide regular social and practical activities for service users in the acute ward setting. This includes 1;1 and group interventions to enhance the ward activity programme and support recovery. The volunteer will work closely with the existing activities co-ordinators, Support workers and Occupational Therapists on the wards To provide support and engage service users in therapeutic activities to promote recovery, independence and well-being and to support the development of a balanced therapeutic ward

What skills do I need?

Good communication and engagement skills. Non judgemental. Resilient The ability to adapt quickly and flexibly to changing situations around them and a range of practical skills. Welcome individuals with specific skills such as crafts or therapy knowledge but this is not essential. There may be opportunities to run some exercise groups, if this is deemed safe to do so.  

Details

  • Data Protection policy
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  • Ongoing support
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When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 18/11/2021

End Date: 18/11/2022

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Location

Kingswood Centre
Colchester
CO4 5JY

Posted for
EPUT

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Interests

  • Health and Social Care

Activities

  • Supporting People and Befriending

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