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Offered by:
Treetops Hospice
Location(s): Outside of Nottingham City
Address where volunteering takes place: Derby Road Risley DE72 3SS  

How many places are on offer?

1 or 2

Purpose of Role:

This wonderful opportunity within our Wellbeing Space exists to give the highest quality support for patients living with life limiting illness. The volunteer will participate by demonstrating exercises and support people during the Move it exercise sessions (chair based exercise, Otago and adapted Tai Chi).

Role Description:

We are looking for a volunteer to join our Move It team to help us to deliver our exercise sessions. We need someone who can motivate, uplift and participate and as such you will need to be physically able to lead an exercise group. The successful candidates will be able to support our staff to deliver current sessions and be willing to undergo training or be in possession of the relevant qualifications to deliver chair based exercises or adapted tai chi exercise sessions.

The exercise sessions are currently virtual and face to face based at Risley, Derby. There are bus services from the city centre's but due to the rural nature it may be advantageous to be a car driver, free onsite parking is available.

Volunteers are covered by Treetops Hospice's Employers Liability insurance whilst on duty, and travel expenses in accordance with the policy.

PPE will be provided free for volunteers.

Skills and Qualifications:

You will need excellent communication and listening skills and be a natural motivator and encourager dealing with our guests with compassion and empathy.

When required:

This grid shows when you can volunteer for this opportunity.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

Additional information:
Are there age restrictions for this opportunity? Yes
Age Restrictions:


Are there gender restrictions for this opportunity? No
Is the opportunity accessible to disabled people? Yes
Disability restrictions:

Please talk to us about your access needs bearing in mind that this is a physically active role

How long before volunteer can expect a response?

We will try to respond to volunteer enquiries within one week

How long to complete training and recruitment?

This should be complete within one month

Volunteer Expenses offered? Yes
Induction and Training offered? Yes
Support and Supervision offered? Yes
Has a risk assessment been carried out? Yes
DBS Disclosure required? Yes

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