Care Co-ordinator - Companionship Service

St Albans, England, United Kingdom · Head Office expand job description ↓

Description

Abbots Friends is a brand new non-profit service to help combat loneliness and isolation in the South East of England. This new initiative will support the Abbots Care vision to combat loneliness and isolation, and will rely on caring and compassionate volunteers delivering companionship and social support in the local community.


This means we have an exciting opportunity for a vibrant, caring and forward-thinking Activities Care Co-ordinator to help coordinate, recruit and mentor volunteers.


This is an exciting and crucial role that makes a positive difference and plays a key part in ensuring service users wellbeing.



Requirements

The new role will involve :


  • Supporting Service Users in establishing connections within their community.
  • Co-ordinating a group of Abbots Friends volunteers to support service users to access the community or spend time socialising with them at home.
  • Identify and sculpting appropriate volunteers to support the elderly and people with disabilities.
  • Organise group social events and activities to bring our Service Users together for shared interests and to improve their connections to their local community


Desirable criteria

  • Experience in health and social care.
  • Full driving license with access to own vehicle,
  • Experience working with individuals with disabilities
  • Experience/knowledge of supporting individuals into work
  • Strong customer service skills

Benefits

20 days holiday and bank holidays

Contributory pension scheme

Friendly and supportive management team

Career development opportunities

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