Hours Per Week
1
All Locations
Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire
All Departments
Dementia Support Services
Regular Volunteer
Minimum Age:
18+

About The Role

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Can you help someone with dementia continue to do the things they love and stay part of their community?

We’re currently looking for a volunteer who is ideally a Deaf BSL User, or someone fluent in BSL, to visit an individual who is a Deaf BSL User and living with a diagnosis of dementia in the Bedminster area of Bristol

All necessary training will be provided in BSL, either via an interpreter or BSL video. You will be supported by the Side by Side Coordinator throughout.

Interested?  To apply for this role please click on the 'Apply' button at the bottom of the page or read below for help with applying

Application Support

If you need support to complete this application please use our on-demand interpreter service, Interpreters Live. https://connect.interpreterslive.co.uk/vrs?ilc=interpretersliveVRS

Select 'Devon Partnership NHS Trust ' and 'Bristol Dementia Wellbeing Service - application support' to be connected to our volunteering support team.

This is available Monday – Friday 9-5. Alternatively you can email [email protected]

This role will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal Records Check from either the Disclosure and Barring Service (England & Wales), Disclosure Scotland Check (Scotland) or AccessNI (Northern Ireland). If you require further information regarding Criminal Records Check, please contact [email protected]

 

About Alzheimer's Society

At Alzheimer's Society, we believe passionately that life doesn't end when dementia begins. We are here for anyone affected by dementia, and we do everything we can to keep people with dementia connected to their lives and the people who matter most.

Everything we do is shaped by people affected by dementia. Their knowledge and experience are critical to bringing about real-world solutions. From choosing the most promising research through to telling their stories to raise awareness; they are the heart of this organisation.

Our Values

We are Determined to make a difference when and where it matters most, by being passionate, focussed and making a lasting impact for people affected by dementia.

Every one of us is a Trusted expert, listening, learning and using evidence and experience. We are Better together by being open, combining our strengths, helping us to achieve more together. We are Compassionate, we are kind and honest, and we don’t shy away from challenges.

Through our values we will make the greatest difference for people affected by dementia.

Equal Opportunities

We want everyone we work with, as a colleague, volunteer, supporter, or someone we support, to feel included and that they belong at Alzheimer's Society.

We are committed to building a diverse organisation that represents the communities we serve and ensuring inclusion in everything we do. During your recruitment process we want to make sure that you bring your whole self and be at your best.

If there is anything further that you would like to know about this role, or any support that you need then please email us at [email protected] and we will be in touch.

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