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Practical Family Support Worker

Practical Family Support Worker

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    Leatherhead, Surrey

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    over 2 years ago

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Our South West team (Wiltshire, Oxfordshire, Bristol, Bath and North East Somerset) are looking for some new Practical Family Support Volunteers to help them with their project to support families with the use of practical skills.

The main tasks include:

  • Practical tasks in the home such as ironing, DIY, gardening etc
  • Emotional support for the family members
  • Supporting drop in groups
  • Help with other Rainbow Trust events such as picnics and day trips

The skills that we are looking for are:

  • Able to build relationships easily
  • Great communication and active listening skills
  • Non-judgmental
  • Motivated to work with young people
  • Willing to work independently at times

Practical considerations:

  • We ask for a minimum commitment of two hours every two weeks (although you can do more!)
  • We ask for a commitment of at least 6 months

If you are interested in this role, please call 01372 220043 and speak to Maddie Thomas or email us on