Independent Living Volunteer - Assisted Discharge - Yeovil
SummaryCould you help us to support someone experiencing a health and social care crisis? You will be helping provide practical and emotional support to people.
Location: Yeovil, Somerset
Commitment: A minimum of 4 hours per week. The service runs Monday - Friday 10am - 7pm. Age: 18+
Volunteers should be able to drive with access to their own vehicle & live no further than 5 - 10 minutes from Yeovil.
Our volunteers provide health and social care support through our Independent Living service that aims to support people experiencing a health crisis. From supporting people resettle into their homes after being discharged from hospital to supporting someone connect with others following a recent diagnosis of a long-term health condition.
What would I be doing?
You will be helping provide practical and emotional support to people. Every individual will need different support from us to help, below are some examples of what you might support with:
- Practical support such as light shopping for someone who has been discharged from hospital
- Reconnecting people someone with their communities to help overcome loneliness
- Helping someone connect with other organisations who can offer them support with their long-term health condition
Once you express interest in this role we will send you more information and the link to apply online in full.