Gentle Exercise Volunteer (Chingford)

Health and social care | Healthy living | People and communities | Older people

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Location: 1- 7 Corsica Street, London, N5 1JG (see map)

Travel: Highbury & Islington station. Highbury Corner bus stop.

Start date: 11/11/2019 (ongoing)

What will I be doing?

  • Listening to and planning with service users, exercises which they wish to do.
  • Focussing more on improving mobility of joints, rather than fitness or stamina.
  • Leading gentle armchair exercises. Playing team spirited games like darts and bowls.
Clarion Futures

Clarion Futures

What impact will this have?

  • Clarion is the charitable foundation of Clarion Housing group, who help to enhance the life chances of vulnerable people in our community, now living in supported housing accomodation.
  • Volunteers are recruited to either facilitate fun activities which bring about social inclusion, or to provide emotional support to isolated residents.
  • Volunteers will support older people group activities

When are you needed?

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Commitment

  • would be for a minimum of 2 hours per week, during normal office hours between Monday to Friday.

Expenses

  • Reasonable travel and lunch expenses will be reimburse.

Background checks

  • A DBS check is required

About the organisation:

Additional Information

What skills will be useful?
  • Interpersonal
  • Coaching
  • Listening
  • Mentoring
  • Teaching
  • Leadership
  • Organising
  • Professional
What skills can I gain?
  • Interpersonal
  • Caring
  • Teaching
  • Professional

Training

  • Volunteers receive a thorough induction and have access to any relevant in -house and external training._x000D_ Volunteers have a named supervisor providing day -to -day support and encouragement.
  • We can help you obtain a valid First Aid certificate, if you do not already have one. First Aid certificates last for 3 years, whilst the CPR component is valid for 1 year.

Location

1- 7 Corsica Street, London, N5 1JG

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