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Befriender for Elderly in Currie or Balerno

Sessions will include going out with person for a walk and coffee, or to the shops. Some sessions will take place at person’ home and will include just spending time together and chatting

About City of Edinburgh Council - Health & Social Care Department

The City of Edinburgh Social Work Department aims to provide good quality services to people in Edinburgh to protect people from abuse, neglect, accident & self harm. We arrange and provide services for people in their own homes, in day centres, in family care & residential homes. We encourage voluntary organisations & self help groups whose work helps us to achieve our aims and to tell the citizens of Edinburgh, the local Council and central government about groups and minorities whose needs are being neglected, to try and promote their welfare.

Experience Required

Punctuality. Reliable and dependable. Good listening skills. Good sense of humour. Good people skills.

Training Details

Induction training provided.

Location/Travel Details

Sessions are to take place in Currie and Balerno


Expenses provided.