Care home operators issue call for volunteers


Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare, Brunelcare and The Royal British Legion are amongst the latest care home operators to offer voluntary and paid work opportunities to the general public.

Luxury care home provider Sunrise Senior Living UK and Gracewell Healthcare is seeking volunteers to carry out a range of tasks, including: assisting with meals and drinks; supporting residents to FaceTime their loved ones; accompanying residents when they go out for walks in the garden; supporting with fun activities (in very small groups); talking with, reading to and spending time with residents; supporting housekeeping, laundry and kitchen staff as required; and collecting prescriptions and medicines as required.

If are you interested in finding out more about Sunrise and Gracewell or volunteering with them, visit the websites: and  For its latest job vacancies click here.

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The Royal British Legion is seeking new staff members to support its six UK care homes in Taunton, Cromer, Broadstairs, Bexhill-on-Sea, Southam and Ripon for a number of roles, including: nurses, care assistants, general assistants, catering staff, administrators and maintenance staff for full and part time positions.

The charity is also recruiting a bank of casual staff members to provide temporary support to the homes when required.

Anyone interested in any of the roles should contact the Legion on 0808 802 8080 or

Meanwhile, Brunelcare, a charity providing housing, care and support for older people in the south west, has launched several ongoing volunteering opportunities to help it’s tenants, residents and guests through these more challenging times.

To find out more about Brunelcare’s Community Behind Closed Doors initiative and how you can get involved please

Further recruitment drives were announced by leading care home operators last month.

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