Home befriender, Surrey

Location: Surrey

Posted: 31/05/17

We’re looking for friendly, committed and approachable volunteers to visit older people in the Woking area, who are often lonely and at times may be isolated. We suggest a visit each week for about one hour, which will allow you to offer friendship, companionship and the opportunity to share valued interests.

Skills required: Enjoy talking and listening to older people.

Knowledge required: To understand the needs of older people.

Development and support

  • Full training and support will be offered as appropriate.
  • Mandatory training will be required to meet the current legislation.
  • DBS checks are required.
  • You will be invited to attend volunteer meetings.
  • Ongoing training and support will be offered for your development and training needs.

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