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Support older adults by alleviating loneliness and isolation, supporting independence, and increasing self-confidence, by making weekly or fortnightly visits to a client living in the borough of Croydon

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What is expected of me?

  • Providing companionship in the client's home
  • Giving weekly updates of visits to the Befriending Coordinator
  • Good listening skills and an interest in people
  • Willingness to adhere to Age UK Croydon's policies and procedures

What will I get out of it?

  • The joy of getting to know someone new
  • Training, and regular support and supervision
  • Travel expenses where applicable
  • The opportunity to take part in our Volunteering Programme events
This role is subject to an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check and a three months trial period