17 Oct

Volunteer Lifeguard Yeovil Jobs Vacancy at Discovery

Volunteer Lifeguard Yeovil
17 Oct, 2018 30+ days ago

Discovery urgently required following position for Volunteer Lifeguard Yeovil. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Volunteer Lifeguard Yeovil Jobs Vacancy at Discovery Jobs Details:

Role Information - if you would like to chat about the role below, please call our Volunteer Line 0300 303 9162

The Maples is a small residential Bungalow in the quaint town of Castle Cary. We support six people who love to experience an everyday life and enjoy new and exciting opportunities to help them make some new memories.

The Maples has a free car park next door and is in close proximity to Castle Cary Town Centre.

We have a lot of fun at The Maples and would love for people to spare some of their valuable time to come and make a difference to somebody else’s day!

We support people with a range of learning disabilities including people with profound and multiple learning disabilities. At Discovery we support people to have high aspirations, engage with their communities. We always base our support on the specific needs, choices and ambitions of the individual, following our principles of person-centred thinking enabling people to achieve their full potential, building confidence and independence.

As a volunteer lifeguard it’s essential that you hold a valid ILS recognised beach lifeguard qualification.

We need a lifeguard to be poolside in Yeovil whilst support workers are in the water with the people we support. If you can spare an afternoon a week we would love to hear from you.

What you will do:
  • Have fun
  • Poolside lifeguard
  • Share an amazing few hours every week with our fabulous Yeovil residents

We're looking for someone who:
  • A qualified lifeguard
  • Friendly
  • A good listener
  • Reliable/dependable
  • Comfortable chatting with people with learning disabilities and autism
  • Willing to commit to volunteer regularly

Please note that we will need to obtain 2 character references for you before you can begin volunteering.

A DBS check will be required for this role.

What you can expect from Discovery

We appreciate the generosity of volunteers and wish to support them while volunteering.

You can expect:
  • An organisation that values volunteers’ individual differences, interests and strengths, and encourages them to express these
  • A welcoming, supportive and positive volunteering atmosphere
  • Comprehensive support from professional, friendly and trained Discovery staff
  • A comprehensive and personal induction to volunteering and your role
  • Agreed travel expenses reimbursed
  • An opportunity to gain real experience in the charity and social care sectors

Want to apply for this role?

If this sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you, so please make an application and we will be in touch.

If you have any questions or would like to discuss the role in more detail please call Vanessa Glasgow on 0300 303 9162 or email us at volunteering@discovery-uk.org

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