East Kent Mencap are looking for a companion who would like to spend time with one of our older tenants on a regular basis. She is active and frequently likes to go on days out and weekends away. She loves spending time out and about and is looking for a mature female to share her love of arts and crafts, accompany her on trips, and have a chat over coffee on Wednesday and/or Thursday afternoons. This role would suit someone who is laid back and cheerful, with a good sense of humour. The position is on a voluntary basis but reasonable out of pocket expenses will be paid. It is also subject to an enhanced DBS (Police) check which is currently free to volunteers.
If you feel that this a position that may interest you, please contact our office on 01843 224482 and leave your name and contact number. Potential volunteers will initially be invited to meet the tenant for an informal discussion.