Adult Day Centre Helper

People and communities | Older people

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Location: 8 Caxton Road, London, N22 6TB (see map)

Travel: Wood Green station. Wood Green Station bus stop.

Start date: 02/09/2019 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • The volunteer on the main will be supporting 2 qualified staff
  • Specifically looking after a small group of attendees:
    doing art and craft, organizing board games, and other brain stimulating activities
  • Helping at breakfast and lunch time
  • bringing in new ideas and creativity for the users

What impact will this have?

  • Will give the older people someone different to relate to thereby helping them to be more stimulated
  • Giving staff new ideas and thus regenerating the Centre a bit
  • overall bring in new energy to the staff and the Centre

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • Need to:
    like working with older people
    have good communication skills
    be of caring nature

  • An up-to-date DBS is desirable

What else do I need to know?

  • The Day Centre has around 7-8 attendees per day
  • The Centre is open Monday to Thursday
  • Every day the users are engaged in exercise, art/craft and other activities

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Creative
  • Craft
  • Entertainment and music
  • Interpersonal
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Team working
What skills can I gain?
  • Charity
  • Events
  • Creative
  • Craft
  • Interpersonal
  • Caring
  • Listening
  • Team working
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Practical
  • Catering

Training

  • the staff will explain and guide the volunteer through the daily routine of the centre.

Location

8 Caxton Road, London, N22 6TB

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