Independent Living Volunteer - Support at home - Taunton
Location: Taunton, Somerset
Commitment: Volunteers ideally should be able to commit to 2 hours per week on an adhoc basis between 9am - 5pm Monday-Friday. Minimum commitment of 6 months in the role. Age: 18 years+
Volunteers should live within 30 minutes of Taunton
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 we are notified of your interest we will send you the full role description and link to apply online via our website.