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What do Wellbeing Assessor Volunteers do?

Our Assessor Volunteers visit clients at their home to support them to put together a plan to attend one of our Fitness & Friendship Clubs, or a similar structured activity if there is no club in the area.  They will go armed with information about the Clubs to share with the client. 

As an Assessor Volunteer you might be researching travel options, bus routes, taxi companies, the LINK service or car parking at a venue ready to suggest options to your client.  

Our Assessor Volunteers will also complete consent and club registration paperwork. 

Where is this role available? 

This is a community-based role.

When can I do this?

You can fit this role round your other commitments.  

What time commitment is expected?

A number of appointments to suit with each appointment taking around 2 hours.  Additional time to complete paperwork and update records.   

What are the practical considerations?

  • You will need to be over 18
  • A DBS will be required which we will apply for. 
  • Driver an advantage although not essential 
  • Time to attend the initial training which is usually conducted online during a weekday

What you will get out of it

  • Gain experience in an adult social care setting
  • Opportunity to work directly with older people
  • Flexible time commitment
  • See first-hand the difference you can make
  • Chance you make a difference in your local community
  • Training to undertake the role

What we are looking for? 

We are looking for people who: 

  • Are organised and resourceful 
  • Have a warm, empathic nature and are happy to work with older people
  • Are able to encourage and motivate others 
  • Are prepared to attend the training required to undertake the role
  • Are competent IT users with access to the internet and the ability to download and print information

Apply for this role

To apply to be a Wellbeing Community Volunteer, please complete our volunteer application online.