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.

Evelina London

  • Pharmacy assistants (Word 144Kb) – the Evelina London pharmacy team would like a volunteer to join them on a Wednesday from 10am-2pm to welcome and receive patient prescriptions and to support the dispensary team with admin duties.
  • Play volunteers role description (Word 140Kb) – we need volunteers to join our expanding team to assist the pay specialists in providing play activities for children and young people and to assist in the cleanliness and maintenance of play equipment. You will need to be able to volunteer for a minimum of one four-hour session a week on weekdays only, 10am-4pm.

Admin support

  • Cancer Centre welcomers and wayfinders (Word 141KB) – we are looking for volunteers to join our established band of Cancer Centre way finders and welcomers on a weekday covering between 10am-4pm. Volunteers are organised on a rota basis and you should be able to volunteer for at least a morning or afternoon session every week on average. Volunteers help patients use the self-check in system and give them extra time to help find their way round the building and offer assistance if required.

    Please note this role is not suitable for you if you have been diagnosed with cancer and are less than two years post-treatment or have suffered a close bereavement due to cancer in the last two years.

  • Neurofibromatosis administrator role description  (Word 137Kb) – The Neurofibromatosis Centre on the Guy's site would like a volunteer to provide general admin support for five hours a week during normal working hours, preferably on a Tuesday. 
  • Admin assistant for McNair Centre, Guy's Hospital role description (Word 130Kb) – this centre providing gynaecology services for women across the south east would like an admin volunteer to assist them with basic admin duties. If possible they would like someone who can provide two four-hour sessions a week during normal office hours any weekday except for Monday.

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.

Guy's and St Thomas' and Marie Curie companions

Companion role description (PDF 183Kb) – we are looking for friendly, empathetic and reliable volunteers to help us enhance end of life support across Guy's and St Thomas' Hospitals.

As a Companion, you will spend time with patients alone or with their relatives and friends, providing emotional support, a listening ear, short breaks for friends and family, help with signposting for information and support, and to simply be there for people at this very difficult time.

Supporting someone at the end of life can be an emotionally challenging but extremely rewarding experience. To support you in your role, you will have access to group and one-to-one supervision sessions, ongoing training and support from our Volunteer Team. As part of our training programme for this role, you will be required to attend an interactive training weekend to develop your skills, meet other volunteers and learn more about the service. 

To apply for this role, please complete the application form.

If you would like more information, please register your interest with us by emailing the Companions Coordinator, Amy Poulter - Amy.Poulter@mariecurie.org.uk.

Genomic Patient Ambassador

Genomic patient ambassador role description (Word 135KB) – we are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to be involved in the development of the new genomics service, ensuring that patients are always at the centre. You will review documents and the website to provide feedback and collaborate on producing plain English summaries, identify gaps in awareness of Genomics and join meetings with GLH leads to contribute your ideas and experience to influence the development of the new service.

This is a flexible role so any time you can spare will be valued. If you are interested in this role please email Brónach at gst-tr.londonsouthglh@nhs.net directly and not voluntary services.

How to apply 

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