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Volunteer

Volunteer

Main area
Various
Grade
Volunteer
Contract
Voluntary: 6 months min
Hours
  • Part time
  • Flexible working
3 Hours min per week
Job ref
205-Volunteer-NHS 111Kiosk
Site
UHNM
Town
Royal Stoke University Hopsital
Salary
0.00
Closing
26/01/2022 23:59

Job overview

We are looking to increase the number of volunteers within our Accident and Emergency department, these Volunteers’ will make a huge difference to the time our patients will spend at UHNM.

This is an exciting opportunity for you to join a well-established, respected and innovative Emergency Department and applications are invited from individuals 18yrs old or above with a passion to volunteer.

Main duties of the job

A&E Volunteers will be assisting patients in navigating the department and ensuring patients are guided to the correct area within the department.

Working for our organisation

University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust is one of the largest and most modern in the country. We serve around three million people and we’re highly regarded for our facilities, teaching and research. The Trust has around 1,450 inpatient beds across two sites in Stoke-on-Trent and Stafford. Our 11,000 strong workforce provide emergency treatment, planned operations and medical care from Royal Stoke University Hospital and County Hospital in Stafford.

 

We are the specialist centre for major trauma for the North Midlands and North Wales. We have put together a wide range of development packages aimed at ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to fulfil their potential. Our goal is to be a world-class centre of achievement, where patients receive the highest standards of care and the best people come to learn, work and research.

Detailed job description and main responsibilities

Meet and greet users of the service and provide a welcome.

Enable patients and visitors to access the department where appropriate

Assist patients and relatives to access the information they require i.e. direct patients and visitors to appropriate Wards and Departments.

Ensure that Waiting Area is kept tidy.

Assist with refreshments for patients at busy periods as required.

Run errands on behalf of the Department.

Person specification

Safeguarding

Essential criteria
  • Minimum age 18yrs old
Positive about disabled peopleAge positiveArmed Forces Covenant Gold Award

Applicant requirements

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975 (Amendment) (England and Wales) Order 2020 and it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Name
Becci Thompson
Job title
Volunteer Coordinator
Email address
rebecca.thompson@uhnm.nhs.uk
Telephone number
01782676454