Empowered Living Team

What You'll Do: 

Visiting patients in their homes to provide support of their therapy, as prescribed by a palliative care professional and within the scope of the volunteers training and competencies.

Completion of visiting records and documentation of activities undertaken with patient/carer.

Working closely with a supervising health professional

Engaging with patients, their carers, and the team

Following the project’s guidelines/procedures

Why You'll Love It: 

Learn and develop new skills

Gain experience of working in a caring profession

Opportunity to help people to improve and make the most of their lives despite having a terminal illness

 Opportunity to meet and work with interesting and diverse people

Opportunity to give back to the community in a direct and meaningful way

Get job references and develop a portfolio of skills and training gained

Travel expenses paid (TFL zones 1-6)

What We're Looking For: 

Friendly and approachable person who is able to get on well with people of different backgrounds

Caring person who is committed to help improve patients quality of life

Be able to work in a professional manner with patients who have a terminal illness

 Ability to complete patient files and other written documents as instructed

Be enthusiastic to learn and practice new skills

Be reliable and flexible

Be able to speak and read/write English

United Kingdom
0 Weeks Minimum
2 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Active listening
Relevant interests: 
Charity / Nonprofit
Health, Wellness and Fitness
Over 18 years old

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