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Volunteer Befriender/Companion

Volunteer Befriender/Companion

  • Location:

    Brent, London

  • Sector:

    Volunteer

  • Contract type:

    Volunteer

  • Contact:

    Volunteers

  • Contact email:

    volunteers@tpp.co.uk

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Job ref:

    LF1734_1543501145

  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-02-27

Part-Time Hindi Speaking Female Volunteer Befriender/Companion

A Charitable Organisation, based in London NW10 area is looking for a Part-time Female Hindi Speaking Volunteer Befriender/Companion for an elderly female Service User in the London area of Brent.

The Charity provides Volunteer Befrienders/Companions to help alleviate loneliness and social isolation in older people.

Volunteer Befriender/Companion to offer support such as:

  • Talking, reading, watching TV, playing indoor games
  • Short occasional walks with service user

Key Skills/Qualifications and Requirements:

  • Must have current Enhanced DBS or willing to have one done, fees met by the Charity
  • Experience in volunteering as a Befriender would be an advantagebut not essential
  • Have good listening and communication skills
  • Patient, caring and sympathetic
  • Fluent in Hindi language
  • Be willing to give 1-2 hours per day, for 1-2 days per week (early Mondays and/or Wednesdays)


Benefits:

£10 per visit toward travel expenses, or depending how far you have to travel.


To apply, please email us your CV and covering letter ASAP to office@bfcharity.org.uk Only short listed candidates will be notified.