Female Volunteer Carer for Children- Must drive/have access to own vehicle

Are you looking for a Volunteer role which makes a life long change to others?

Want to bring a smile to families lives?

Got 2 hours or more spare each week?

Lagan's Foundation are looking for volunteers to help care for children and give parents a break. The children we support do have poorly hearts and have difficulties feeding which all add to the exhaustion parents experience!

The child you would be looking after is based in Preston. All travel expenses can be claimed.

What will you be asked to do?

Attend induction training
Attend family homes across the region to offer a minimum of 2 hours of support each visit.
Carers will be there to play, support and care for children aged 0-5 who have a a feeding issue or a cardiac condition. This will include changing nappies or carrying out toileting / personal care routines, possible medication administration and tube feed - don't worry full training is given.
Expense claims paid for travel.
If you are interested in helping to reduce the loneliness and isolation for a parent, by offering them support each day or week, please get in touch.

You must be able to confirm the following;

hold a driving license,
have a car
have business use on your policy by your start date.
Keep your vehicle taxed and Mot'd
If you cannot drive, be able to travel up to 12 miles from your own home to reach a family in need, reliably each week.
able to complete or provide a Enhanced DBS and confirm it is on the update system before commencing volunteering with us. We can offer this if you do not have one.
Please go to our website www.lagans.org.uk and our social media for more details.

Benefits:

Free parking
Ongoing High quality Training
Being part of a unique charity care team
Fundraising opportunities
Social get togethers
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Lagan’s Foundation is a children's charity providing respite care to families of children with complex health conditions.

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