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An exciting opportunity to volunteer for Warwickshire Community Children’s Nursing Team.

We are looking to recruit volunteers to support families in Warwickshire who are caring for a child with complex health care needs at home.

Family home support volunteers will be given comprehensive training to enrich them with the skills and knowledge they will need to support parents/carers and siblings.

We are looking for people over 18 years who are willing to carry out any of the following:-

Social Support

An extra pair of hands, helping the children with reading, homework or playing games Helping a parent to manage outings during the school holidays Providing support on hospital visits or occasional shopping trips

Befriending Support

Providing companionship to a sibling by taking them to the cinema or park Providing a listening ear for a parent

Practical Support For example, providing support with:

Gardening  Decorating  Ironing Transport by driving a family member to the hospital or the shops Helping to pack boxes when moving home

Before starting this volunteering opportunity please make sure you check in with your DofE leader.

If you would like further information and an application form please contact Sharon Elswood, Volunteer Coordinator, Warwick Hospital 01926 495321 ext: 6881

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