We are looking for volunteers to support the staff team in giving quality support to residents within Bethany Christian Centre, our residential community for men who need support in their recovery from an addictive lifestyle.
> Participating in recreational activities with residents and staff.
> Cleaning and/ or cooking duties as required.
> Recording & updating contact files and other relevant documentation as appropriate.
> General administrative duties, including answering phones and taking messages.
> Organising and record medication, finances, and various unit Health & Safety requirements as delegated within the team.
Important pre-requisites for the role
> Experience of providing general support to vulnerable people.
> This role is emotionally strenuous and the volunteer should be aware of this. The volunteer should mindful of personal wellbeing, appropriate boundaries and the limitations of the role, remembering that emotional and physical safety is of paramount importance.
> The volunteer will never be ultimately responsible and is there to support the team. They should, however, respond with care, sensitivity and understanding to the issues, concerns and complex situations that residents experience and share.
> The volunteer should be able to develop strong, healthy and appropriate relationships with colleagues, so the ability to work as part of a team is essential.
> An ability to maintain clear & accurate records and paperwork and to be organised is vital.
> The volunteer must participate in all necessary training and guidance and be willing and able to do so.
> The volunteer should be flexible in response to a changing environment.
> The volunteer should be of Christian faith, in agreement with the vision and values of Bethany and able to show God’s love in action as an outworking of personal Christian faith.
Bethany Christian Centre
6 Casselbank Street
Pattern of hours: 5pm to 9am. Starting no later than 9pm, spending time with the residents until later in the evening. Leaving after 9am.
As Bethany is a Christian organisation applicants interested should be in sympathy with and accept the mission, vision and values of the organisation.
Please send your application to HR@bethanychristiantrust.com