Volunteer Care Assistant at Spiral Sussex

Spiral Sussex Ltd

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Spiral Sussex are seeking volunteers to assist at their Media Centre for adults with learning disabilities.  Spiral Sussex offers adults with learning difficulties of mixed abilities and ages the opportunity to gain skills in all aspects of media through making Radio-shows, Filming, Music, Photography, & Computers.

Details of the role:

Volunteers will assist in the daily running of the centre, operating from 9-3 Monday-Friday with the potential to partake in evening and Saturday sessions and assisted holidays.

You will be expected to help and develop the broad range of activities provided at Spiral Sussex by shadowing our staff. As there is something to suit the diverse range of individuals we see throughout the week, we welcome input from specific skills within media, arts, drama and music and more. 

Volunteering with us ensures clients can pursue their hobbies and interests at the centre and as a result develop their social life and work training experience. 


Skills

What we are looking for in volunteers:
  • Basic literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Kindness, empathy and patience.
  • Able to use initiative.
  • You must have had both COVID-19 vaccine.
  • Able to obtain a clear DBS arranged by Spiral.

Benefits

This is a great way to meet people, and experience a diverse team with a common goal.

We offer many opportunities to learn new skills in media and develop your care skills with us, while giving back to the Sussex community.

Expenses paid. 

Practical Considerations

  • Candidates must be able to attend our centre in Bevendean.
  • Our Centre has disability access.
  • We are flexible to hours spent volunteering with us.

When do I need to be available?

Morning Afternoon Evening
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
Sunday

Where does this role take place?

Spiral Sussex Media Centre, Unit 1A Prospect House
The Hyde Business Park
Brighton
East Sussex
BN2 4JE

Register your Interest

  • Details
  • Disabled Access
  • Equal Opportunities Policy or Statement
  • Expenses
  • Health and Safety
  • Induction
  • Insurance Cover for Volunteers
  • Other
  • Suitable for 13 - 16 years
  • Suitable for 16 - 18 years
  • Suitable for a group of volunteers
  • Suitable only for (e.g. 18+, LGBT, BAME, Women only)
  • Support on Offer
  • This role is adaptable for different abilities
  • Training