About the opportunity
Volunteers are needed to provide some telephone company for people who are self-isolating and unable to leave their home as direct result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Many of these people are already recognised as the most vulnerable in society; this could be due to a range of factors, including age or a pre-existing medical condition. Your role will enable people to maintain contact with the outside world, helping them to feel less lonely and improving their general wellbeing.
- Willing to take a DBS Check
To call isolated people once or twice a week for 6months and maybe ongoing if possible.
This service is subject to a DBS check You will need, access to a telephone, good listening and communication skills and empathy and compassion.
Telephone calls are made during the daytime and you will need to set regular time aside to make your calls.