SVE en Reino Unido

Organización de acogida: Leonard Cheshire Seven Rivers chess-3224641_640
Organización coordinadora: Leonard Cheshire Disability
Lugar: Great Bromley, Reino Unido
Duración: 12 meses
Periodo: entre octubre de 2018 y diciembre de 2019
Vacantes: 2
Fecha límite para envíar solicitudes: 08/04/2018



Descripción del proyecto:

Seven Rivers have 29 residents, with a range of disabilities: most of them need the use of a wheelchair. Overseas volunteers help support our staff teams in providing an active, involving and stimulating environment for our residents. Through our overseas volunteers, disabled people in our care homes are able to access their local community services and social opportunities more easily and regularly, thus improving their independence and quality of life. This means that in their roles overseas volunteers are engaging in a wide range of activities both inside and outside the home. EVS volunteers will support our staff teams in providing an active and stimulating environment for adults with learning and/or physical disabilities, which will ensure that they can fulfill their long-term personal goals in accordance with the person-centered plan. EVS volunteers will support disabled people at Sever Rivers to access their local community, its services and social opportunities.

Alojamiento, manutención, transporte etc.:

Volunteers’s accommodation is located on the top floor of Seven Rivers, the lift only takes you up so far then there are a few steps: this makes it unsuitable for wheelchair users or people who are visually impaired. Between the bedrooms is a small lounge area with TV, DVD, Fridge and kettle. We have 3 bedrooms: 1 with en-suite bathroom, and 2 with a shared bathroom next door.

Formación durante el proyecto:

Thorough training on working with vulnerable adults is provided to all our volunteers, and Leonard Cheshire Disability staff helps volunteers during the induction process to understand each individual. Risk assessments ensure that volunteers are not asked to contribute outside of their capability or boundaries.

Volunteers acquire a range of knowledge, skills and experience including a greater understanding of the issues affecting disabled people.

Perfil del voluntario:

We are looking for enthusiastic people with a good sense of humour who enjoy working with people and working as part of a team. Some of our residents find it difficult to understand those with strong accents, so someone with good English skills and understanding would be desirable. We are interested in hosting EVS Volunteers who are keen to learn about disability issues and support. While any previous experience in disability support, healthcare or social work will be an asset, this is not essential.


Participantes con menos oportunidades:

  • This organisation has a physical environment suitable for young people with physical, sensory or other disabilities (such as wheelchair access and similar.
  • This organisation has additional mentoring or other support suitable for young people with social obstacles, educational difficulties, cultural differences or similar.



¿Cómo solicitar tu plaza?
Para solicitar tu plaza, por favor, envía tu CV y una carta de presentación en inglés  a antes del 8 de abril. En el asunto de correo pon: SVE en Reino Unido 94/2018. Solicita sólo si estas disponible durante 12 meses a partir del octubre de 2018.

Recuerda indicar en la carta la Asociación Cultural Muxelka como tu organización de envío:
Nº Acreditación: 2014-1-ES02-KA110-005640
PIC: 937455337
EVS Database:



Nº ref 94/2018

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