Dulverton Carers Group volunteer

Somerset Carers WS (Carers Support Service)

Name: Dulverton Carers Group volunteer
Organisation: Somerset Carers WS (Carers Support Service)
Location: Exmoor Medical Centre, Oldberry House, Fishers Mead, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9EN

Description

There are over 60,000 unpaid carers in Somerset supporting a loved one who is elderly, ill or disabled. Help make their life a little better! Somerset Carers Service is looking for friendly, approachable people to help make sure local Carers Group runs smoothly. These group give Carers the chance to take a much needed break, socialise and access the support they need.

We are looking for volunteers to support the Carers Support Group in Dulverton.

The volunteer would be required to:

- Make reminder phone calls to group members/guests prior to the meetings
- Meet and greet members/guests at the meetings
- Make tea and coffee

The Dulverton Carers Group meets at Exmoor Medical Centre, Oldberry House, Fishers Mead, Dulverton, Somerset, TA22 9EN on the First Tuesday of the month 2pm–3:30pm.

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Organisation Description

Somerset Carers is part of the Community Council for Somerset (CCS).

CCS supports people who live and work in Somerset communities through a range of diverse projects which bring together people who care about local community life in Somerset.

Somerset Carers is for those who regularly look after someone in a caring capacity. Caring for another person is very rewarding, but can be overwhelming and lonely at times. Somerset Carers supports Carers by offering advice and guidance.

Somerset Carers links individuals to groups & events in their area. It also finds facts and information that will help the person that is being cared for with their particular needs.


When

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Disability
  • Older people
  • Social care

Types of Activity

  • Befriending
  • Support work

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

To support the Carers Group by make reminder phone calls and tea/coffee.


Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: No
Wheelchair Access: No
Expenses: NA
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

NA