Are you a chatty, kind and caring person? Are you passionate about supporting people and want to gain an unique understanding of Health and Social Care? Then we need you!

We are looking for Befrienders in Shifnal. The role will only take one hour of your time per week. You will be matched with an older person and you will visit them once a week to keep them company.

The role offers great flexibility. We will match you with someone that matches your availability.

Apply today to find out more, or to get started.

What skills do I need?

No experience or specific skills are needed as we are offering training, however, we are looking for reliable, kind and caring individuals.

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Methodist Homes (MHA)

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  • Civic Responsibility and Communities
  • Health and Social Care
  • Mental Health
  • Older People
  • Well-being


  • Befriending/Support


  • Certificate of public and employers liability that covers young people in all their activities with you
  • Child protection policy
  • Complaints Policy and procedures
  • Confidentiality Policy
  • DBS Policy for staff and volunteers
  • Diversity Policy
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Ex-offenders Policy
  • Expenses Policy
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Regular Risk assessments of the work environment
  • Safeguarding
  • Volunteer Task/Role description
  • Volunteering Policy & Agreements
  • Vulnerable Adults Policy

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 30/10/2023

End Date: 30/04/2024

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