Independent Visitor

A young person in care can, in conjunction with their social worker, ask for a volunteer (known as an Independent Visitor) who will take them out on a monthly basis for a social activity. Barnardos in Bedfordshire has been asked to find a volunteer to support a 13 year old girl with some additional needs who is based in Hythe, New Forest (near Southampton).

Skills

We are looking for a female, age 21+, a driver with access to a vehicle.

We put you through a DBS, provide training and supervision and expenses.


Details

  • Accessibility
    Role is based in the community rather than in a building.
  • Age restrictions
    21+
  • DBS check required
    Undertaken by Barnardo's
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
    Policy in place.
  • Expenses reimbursed
    Mileage and activity expenses.
  • Health and Safety Policy
    Policy in place.
  • Ongoing support
    Regular supervision.
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteer Policy
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 24/05/2021

End Date: 24/05/2022

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No No No No No No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

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