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Volunteer to support our small patient allotment

Volunteer to support our small patient allotment
The Police Treatment Centres
Description of the role:

We are a police charity who support police officers who have a physical or psychological needed for treatment. We have set up a small patient allotment at our treatment centre as we felt a patient allotment in our grounds would aid wellbeing.
The role would be to support our small patient allotment (alongside our patients). To involve watering plants, gardening and growing produce.
Ideally we would like someone (or multiple people) to support this for a few hours a week, times are completely flexible.

Skills and qualities needed for the role:

Some gardening knowledge would be desirable but a positive, friendly, enthusiastic attitude is all that is needed.

Practical information:

We are based just off Otley Road, which has good bus links.
We would provide an induction of the site and over time there may be some volunteer benefits that become available.


Additional Information
DBS check needed: No
Driving licence needed: No
Car owner: No
Open to: Over 18s
Is this role wheelchair accessible?: No
The Police Treatment Centres
Harlow Moor Road
North Yorkshire
Last updated: 04.07.2022
Organisation Information

The Police Treatment Centres is a registered charity which provides treatment and support, including intensive, police-specific, physiotherapy and rehabilitation, for injured and ill police officers and retired officers.

Police officers are very often the first responders to serious accidents and dangerous incidents, dealing with death, distress and aggression. They have to see and hear things that other members of the public would simply not be able to cope with (- Martis Media/Police Oracle).
The Police Treatment Centres provide police specific treatment for any on or off duty injury. Whether it is a physical injury, or stress, depression, anxiety related, treatment is provided to help them recover and aid their return back to work.

Charity number: 220956