Activities Volunteer

Commitment:

This service currently runs on Wednesdays and Fridays

Morning session  10.45am – 12.15pm 
Afternoon session 1.00pm – 3.00pm

We ask that you are able to attend at least one session per week.
 

Duties:

We offer our patients a wide range of activities, including pet therapy, arts and crafts, board games and quizzes. 
The Activities Volunteer would work with patients, the nursing team and other volunteers to develop a programme of activities for the patients to join in with. 

Duties included are 

  • Help to set up activities
  • To carry out certain activities such as quizzes alongside the Woodgrange Centre team
  • To assist specialists in delivering their activity
  • To clear up after an activity with the assistance of the team
  • To gather feedback from patients and the team as to how well an activity has gone and ensure it is taken into account in the planning of future activities
  • To ensure you work as part of the team and communicate effectively with all involved at the Woodgrange Centre

Person Specification:

  • Good organisational skills
  • Committed and reliable
  • Be able to work as part of a team
  • Be creative and not mind getting messy
  • Warm and friendly personality
  • Sensitive to needs of patients
  • Be able to muck in and help in other areas eg:- servings teas and coffees to patient
  • Able to attend all mandatory training required

 

You will be subject to a DBS check and reference checking. Training will be provided and support offered throughout your time volunteering.

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