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Care Home Domestic Volunteer

Starting on the 1st of August, 9am - 6pm
148 Hornsey Lane, Crouch End, London N6 5NS

About the role:

The purpose of this role is to support residents and staff to maintain the cleanliness of the care home and enable residents to maintain independence where possible.

This could include:

  •  Assisting with laundry
  •  Assisting residents with cooking tasks and prepping for basic nutritional meals
  • Assisting with cleaning tasks such as washing dishes, cleaning surfaces and maintaining general cleanliness of the building
  • Accompanying residents to go shopping
  • Supporting residents to undertake leisurely activities and accompanying them on walks or trips to the local café or park

How to access and any other requirements

Skills/Experience

  • Enthusiastic and friendly with the ability to create healthy and nutritious meals
  • Happy to engage with a variety of individuals from various backgrounds and nationalities
  • Demonstrates patience and understanding
  • Commitment to the equality and diversity
  • Able to use tools and equipment safely and efficiently
  • A good awareness of working health and safety issues and commitment to safety of self and others
  • Reliable and regular volunteer
  • Good understanding of food hygiene and commitment to following food hygiene guidelines Confidentiality and Boundaries
  • Treat customers with dignity and respect

Training & Orientation

  • An understanding of and willingness to work within Peabody’s policies and practices, including Equalities & Diversity, Safeguarding, Health & Safety and Privacy & Confidentiality Policies
  • Ability to participate in the volunteer training programme (one induction day and training sessions relevant to volunteer placement i.e. first aid / health & safety)

Location

148 Hornsey Lane, Crouch End, London N6 5NS

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