Laurel Court provides a safe environment for people with learning disabilities to live independently in Huddersfield.
Our goal is to enable our customers to reach their potential, build on life skills and increase quality of life through person-centred planning. We offer a holistic programme designed for positive impact on wellbeing, with a therapeutic sensory garden, allotments and communal cooking sessions.
We would welcome volunteers to take the lead and oversee a large allotment which is a 15 minute walk away from the scheme. You will work alongside adults with learning disabilities and the staff team at Laurel court, creating a safe and fun environment. Growing Vegetables and fruit creating a sensory garden which we be a truly rewarding use of your time.
To apply for this volunteer role it is essential you have previous experience of gardening and allotments
We are looking for people with: • Good communication and listening skills and a non-judgmental approach. • The ability to relate to people. • A positive attitude. • Good timekeeping and reliability. • Maintain professional boundaries at all times
Safeguarding and DBS checks will be completed for all successful applicants before commencement of the placement. You will also need to provide one positive reference.
Please let us know in your application what skills you feel you could bring to the role and if you have a preference of working with a particular group.
Please note : Riverside are putting in measures to protect candidates and our colleagues from Covid-19. Whilst we are still continuing to recruit for this position and other roles in the organisation we will be implementing virtual interviews.
Huddersfield, England, West Yorkshire, HD1, United Kingdom