We are currently recruiting volunteers for roles in these areas. Please read the role description carefully to ensure you have the skills required and you are available to volunteer on the days and at the times required by the department.
If you wish to apply for a role please go to the How to apply section.
Activity volunteers for the ageing and health wards
- We are looking for reliable, committed, enthusiastic activity volunteers (Word 266Kb) to improve the experience of patients in our ageing and health wards.You will work with staff to encourage patients to increase their physical and mental activity by organising and participating in activities, talking, reading and playing games with them. You will also help out at mealtimes, accompany patients to facilities in the hospital such as the shops, hairdresser and gardens and run errands for patients whose mobility is restricted. Volunteers will be organised on a rota basis to cover the hours of 10am-4pm. In addition to the Trust volunteer induction there will be a compulsory half-day training session.
- Children’s blood clinic assistants (Word 138Kb) – volunteers are needed to help with checking in patients, ensuring bloods are ordered, and helping the team to enhance the patient experience. Volunteers are asked to cover shifts from 10am-1pm or 1-4pm on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays.
- Foot health clinic (Word 260Kb) – volunteers are needed to support patients arriving at the foot health clinic, especially those that may need extra help. Duties will include greeting patients, managing the waiting list and waiting time expectation, providing refreshments if appropriate and completing patient satisfaction surveys.
Join our Trust forums
- We are looking for patient and public members from our local community to join our Trust forums.