Home Visitor

Vision North Somerset

Name: Home Visitor
Organisation: Vision North Somerset
Location: 3 Neva Road, Weston super Mare, North Somerset, BS23 1YD
Type: Part Time
This role has a very flexible time commitment.

Description

You would regularly visit a visually impaired person in their home for a chat. Peoples requirements vary but other requirements may include helping to read mail, going for a walk, occasional trips out etc.

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Organisation Description

Vision North Somerset is a vibrant charity which has been established for over 40 years offering vital practical and emotional support for local people of all ages who are blind or in the transition stage of significant sight loss. Our main activities are to provide statutory and voluntary services including rehabilitation, low vision aids, mobility and daily living skills training, social clubs, swimming club, home visiting, IT support and Benefit form filling. We are passionate about making a positive difference to reduce isolation, increase independence and promote good health and wellbeing.


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Disability
  • Mentoring

Types of Activity

  • Befriending and Buddying
  • Caring
  • Mentoring

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

Good listening skills
Patience
Kindness
Reliable
Good social skills


Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: Travel expenses reimbursed
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: Volunteers are matched with someone who lives close to home.

Recruitment Method

DBS Check