Current volunteer roles

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, fill out an application form (Word 125Kb) and email it to voluntaryservices@gstt.nhs.uk. If you are applying for more than one role, put them in order of preference on the form.

For more information, go to the how to apply section.

Inpatient support

  • Activity volunteers for the ageing and health wards (Word 262Kb) – we are looking for reliable, committed, enthusiastic activity volunteers over the age of 21 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 one day training session and this has been organised for Wednesday 19 February, 9am-4pm. Please only apply for this role if you would be able to attend the training on this date.

IMPARTS Project

This is a Kings Health Partners initiative to integrate mental and physical healthcare.  Volunteers will help identified patients complete an IMPARTS questionnaire which many patients may find difficult to complete. Full training on the IMPARTS project will be given.

We are introducing this project to the Heart Failure Clinics and are looking for two volunteers, one to cover each of the following clinics.  Please note these are specific days and times so you will need to ensure you are available on a consistent basis for which ever clinic you apply for:

Pet as therapy

  • We are looking for Pets As Therapy registered dogs to join the Trust, with their enthusiastic, empathetic and reliable owners, for two projects. The first is to be part of the Activity Programme on the three older persons wards and the second is to visit staff in all areas of the Trust to help with wellbeing. You can do both or either of these roles and would be joining the curent dogs Dido and Jackson. If you are interested in this role please contact Amanda Bryan on 020 7188 8399 or email amanda.bryan@gstt.nhs.uk.

How to apply 

Find out how to apply for one of our volunteering roles.