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Social Events Support Volunteer - EXPIRED

Job Title Social Events Support Volunteer - EXPIRED
Contract Type Volunteer
Location London, London
Salary £1 per annum
Job Published 27 Oct 2014
REF SH415_1414421033
Contact Name Volunteers team
Contact Email volunteers@tpp.co.uk

Job Description - EXPIRED

RLSB is looking for volunteers to support their Community Support Workers on social outings for visual impaired teenagers and young adults. The role is to provide 1:1 guiding or general group supervision whilst out in the community, and encourage and facilitate communication and social interaction between group members.

RLSB runs a specialist nursery, school and college from our educational campus in Sevenoaks. We also run an Adult Support Services from Central London. This service consists of a Community and Transition Service and an Employment Support Service. The Employment Support Service is committed to supporting all London based blind and partially sighted people, whatever their circumstances on their journey toward securing paid work. It provides a package of support individually tailored to each person's
circumstances.

The RLSB Community and Transition Service provides information, advice and guidance to help blind and partially sighted people overcome overcome obstacles associated with being visually impaired and improve the quality of their lives.

When Required: Mon - Fri PM
Sat Day

Commitment: Part Time

You will need the following skills and abilities;
- to commit to volunteer at least 1 day per month, in the daytime during school holidays, or at weekends
- good communication skills
- an interest in supporting the needs of blind and partially sighted people
- to be reliable, punctual and committed to RLSB's projects
- to be responsible and able to maintain professional boundaries
- to be supportive in dealing with challenging behaviours, under the directions of the group leader

Full sighted guide and safeguarding training will be provided.

THIS OPPORTUNITY IS ONLY AVAILABLE VIA VOLUNTEER CENTRE TOWER HAMLETS TO PEOPLE WHO LIVE, WORK OR STUDY IN TOWER HAMLETS.

Expenses: Travel and meals

To apply please email Erick.Wilson-Gougeon@RLSB.ORG.UK for further information.
TPP is committed to equal opportunities and actively encourages applications from all sectors of the community. We shortlist based on competencies and not on race, religion, sex, physical or mental disability, or age.

TPP Not for Profit was voted Best Recruitment Agency 2014 at the IoF PIFAs.

Ref: EXPIRED - SH415_1414421033 | Published: 27th Oct 2014