This is a new activity group in which we want to empower residents to get out and about in the community and do their own shopping errands. A group assistant is required to support the Group Leader by helping residents to access the shops, find their items, and pay for them. A coffee stop may be included. A current (and clean) driver's licence would bean advantage . You will also need to be fit and able-bodied to assist residents getting in and out of the vehicle. A Rannerdale vehicle will be used for transportation. On fine days, residents may prefer to walk to the local shops (approx, 5- 10 minute walk)
Driver's licence, good communication and social skills, trustworthiness, willingness to support others' independence.
One session of 3-4 hours per week will be required.
The first step is to express your interest by filling out the form below. We will then put you in touch directly with the organisation for more information on the role and how to proceed.