Walk Leader

DCH

Name: Walk Leader
Organisation: DCH
Location: C/O Plymouth Foyer, 12-14 Octagon Street, Plymouth, PL1 1TU
Type: Part Time
Ongoing weekly support

Description

Encouraging our residents within our Independent Living schemes to get out walking, keeping them active and healthy and providing support to take the next step.

You will:
• plan a simple route for elderly residents to walk and know where they are going
• instigate and build relationships with residents who attend
• ensure walkers are welcomed and enjoy their time.

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Organisation Description

We are Devon and Cornwall Housing, a diverse, dynamic and expanding housing group. We provide housing, support and regeneration services across Devon and Cornwall making a real difference to the lives of families, individuals and communities. Our vision is for better homes, better places, better lives. With 19,200 homes, and a staff team of over 700 we are a leading organisation in a fast changing sector.


When

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Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Disability
  • Elderly
  • Mental Health

Types of Activity

  • Befriending and Buddying
  • General and Helping
  • Sports Development

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

• Reliable and punctual
• Friendly
• Organised
• Able to walk medium distances and guide
• Knowledge of Plymouth


Benefits

• An opportunity to meet people and get some exercise yourself
• Develop customer service skills

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: NA
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: Yes
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: NA
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, DBS Check