you are looking for somewhere you can make a difference and are passionate
about volunteering we would like to hear from you.
current roles are:
- Welcome Desk Volunteers / Meet & Greet
- Ward volunteers (Ward A5 - Diabetes and Endocrine)
- Ward volunteers (Ward A6)
- Volunteer gardeners
Welcome Desk volunteers / Meet & Greet
The purpose of this role is to offer
patients and visitors information and support, enabling them to reach their
destination in a timely stress free manner.
Using the Welcome Desk as a base,
volunteers will be available to provide directions and escort patients and
visitors throughout the hospital, if required to do so.
While moving around the hospital,
volunteers should also be available to offer assistance to patients and
visitors around lifts or in quieter areas who may be struggling to find their
Wheelchairs left on corridors should
be collected and returned to the store in the main entrance, or given to
patients and visitors who may request them.
With training, volunteers may also
offer wheelchair support to patients and visitors who require assistance.
Welcome Desk vacancies:
- Wednesday afternoons 1pm – 4pm
- Friday afternoons 12 – 4pm
Wheelchair Duty vacancies
- Tuesday 12 – 4pm
- Wednesday 9.30am – 1pm
- Wednesday 1pm – 4pm
- Friday 9.30am – 1pm
- Friday 1pm – 4pm
Ward Volunteer - Ward A5 Diabetes & Endocrine
What would the Ward Volunteer
As a Ward Volunteer, duties will be varied and extensive.
patients with nutritional requirements:
patients to complete menus
meals and refreshments
patients who need help with cutting food and opening packets, putting butter on
- Sitting and talking with patients when appropriate
- Meeting and greeting patients and visitors to the
Assist staff when requested:
- Helping to make up beds
- General tidying of ward – for example, removing dead
- Take and collect prescriptions to Pharmacy when
requested by staff
- Take samples to Laboratory when requested by staff
staff with stocking up
- Taking equipment back to equipment library
Ward volunteers - Ward A6
What would the Ward Volunteer role involve?
is a day unit which delivers a number of different treatments, including
ward is open Monday to Friday 9-5.
would welcome any support or assistance a Volunteer can provide to their
patients, relatives carers and staff.
to Patients, relatives and carers
and drop off to Pharmacy
love gardening or would just like to potter we would like to hear from you.
Volunteer Gardner you will use your enthusiasm and knowledge to utilise
the greenhouse to grow plants and flowers for the garden.
light maintenance and tidying of the garden to enhance the experience of
patients and visitors to the area.
maintenance issues to the Estates department or the VSC
essential that Volunteers are able to take a proactive approach to the role,
whilst being guided by the Volunteer Supervisor.
For an application form or further information, contact:
Voluntary Services Coordinator
Tel: 01709 424329
Our minimum age to volunteer
is 18 years and you must have legal status to work in the UK. A minimum of 9
months commitment to volunteering at the Trust.
We also require:
of pocket travel expenses incurred when attending to volunteer are