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Reconstruct offers Independent visitors to children and young people in care and care leavers. We have been working with young people for over 30 years providing Independent Visitors, volunteers who ...

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Independent Visitor

Organisation role · 2–4 hrs/month
Lydney, Gloucestershire, England, United Kingdom
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Reconstruct Children and Adult Services ltd
#77004
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Summary

BEFRIEND: Visit a child on a regular basis, usually once a month, to befriend them.

Detailed description

What our Independent Visitors do:

BEFRIEND: Visit a child on a regular basis, usually once a month, to befriend them.

ADVISE: Provide Looked After Children with someone to talk to who is independent of the local authority.

SUPPORT: Provide a consistent and reliable adult with a view to building a trusting and positive relationship with the child.

DEVELOP: Provide a child with the opportunity to try new activities and spend time away from their placement.


What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

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About Reconstruct Children and Adult Services ltd

Reconstruct offers Independent visitors to children and young people in care and care leavers. We have been working with young people for over 30 years providing Independent Visitors, volunteers who are recruited, trained and supported by us.
What our Independent Visitors do:

BEFRIEND: Visit a child on a regular basis, usually once a month, to befriend them.

ADVISE: Provide Looked After Children with someone to talk to who is independent of the local authority.

SUPPORT: Provide a consistent and reliable adult with a view to building a trusting and positive relationship with the child.

DEVELOP: Provide a child with the opportunity to try new activities and spend time away from their placement.