Age:18 plus- mature attitude essential. Older volunteers very welcome.
Application procedure: complete an application form, provide 2 references, have an interview, have a Disclosure and Barring Service check
Disabled access:Varies, since the role involves visting clients in their own homes.
Insurance in place to cover volunteers:Yes
Support and training provided:ongoing from service coordinator.Access to Stroke Association training
Skills and qualifications:Volunteers need patience, tact and excellent listening skills. As you will be visiting clients' homes, you must be prepared to travel to different locations around the borough of Redbridge and have an awareness of health and safety issues, although training on this will be provided.