• Visit yourclient on the agreed date and time, times will vary and be negotiated between the visitor and the visually impaired person, but as a guideline there will most likely be a minimum of 30 minutes once a week.
• Support your allocated client, helping them to improve the quality of their lives, engage with their local community and maintain their independence.
• Maintain confidentiality, anything discussed during a visit remains confidential unless by agreement of the befriendee unless a person is at risk in which case adhere to Sight Advice safeguarding procedures.
• To participate in regular monitoring and evaluation of the service.
• To maintain a record of travel expenses (if incurred) and claim them on a monthly basis.
• To keep a record of the date and time of your visits.
• This role requires a satisfactory DBS check which Sight Advice will arrange.