Befriender -Carers Sitting Service

To enable individuals with a caring responsibility for a husband, wife, partner. relative or friend to take some time outside of their caring role. the volunteer will be supporting the looked after person whilst their main carer is away. This sitting service exists to provide a short-break to those who have a caring responsibility. this support will be delivered by the volunteer who will receive induction, training and ongoing support from Northamptonshire Carers.


For this role you will need to be at least 18 years old and have the following skills: Understanding Patience Good Communication Skills Flexibility

Whilst previous experience is not essential it may prove helpful to this role if you have: Worked in the caring professions, for example, social care, social work or nursing. A common shared interest with the person you are befriending. Have skills that are transferable from either work or life experience.


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When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 14/01/2020

End Date: 30/03/2022

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123 Midland Road

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