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Voluntary Services

Roles for Volunteers

Look at some of our volunteer roles that you could support as a volunteer:

Ward Service / Befriending

Talking to patients, helping at mealtimes and offering support to ensure that our patients’ experience is as positive as possible

Mealtime Volunteer

After receiving relevant training, you will help to feed patients who are currently unable to do this for themselves.

Meeter and Greeter

Supporting our hospital’s main reception areas, you will meet, greet and escort patients, visitors & family who need your help

MacMillan Cancer Support

Providing health information and support to anyone affected by cancer.

Admin and Clerical Support

Helping with general admin office tasks including; filing, photocopying, answering telephone calls & transporting notes

League of Friends Shop Assistant

Serve fresh food, snacks and drinks to patients and visitors in the teashops and on the new trolley service to the wards

Volunteer Driver

Our drivers transport patients from their home to their hospital appointments as part of the Voluntary Transport Scheme

Spiritual Care Visitor

You will visit patients and staff of all faiths to provide much needed comfort by listening, praying or holding mass

RVS Shop Assistants

Willing, co operative and happy to serve the public.  Full training given for both the trolley service and shop

Carer Support Team

Help carers to get an occasional break and better understand the support services available to them. Please note: this role requires 12 months minimum commitment. 

Hospital Radio

Ward visiting, assisting with request programmes, outside events, fundraising and radio presenting. Please note: this role requires a commitment to work a minimum of 2 hours per week

Service Mystery Shopper

An opportunity to  observe staff practice and report back.

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