Hospital Volunteer

Croydon, ENGLAND | 4 months
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Why not become a volunteer?

The Trust has a positive approach to volunteering. It can provide people with a gateway to employment, as some people who have been out of work a long time find volunteering a really helpful way to build confidence.

Some people even benefit from learning skills which can help them in returning to work. Evidence for future employers of regular volunteering experience for six months or more can be helpful to those returning to work after a long gap.

There are many rewards, from meeting new people through to being able to enjoy the experience of giving. Many visitors/patients to the hospital are vulnerable and in need of assistance in many different ways. Being able to show consideration, empathy and of kindness for others, may bring balance, perspective and fulfilment to your own life.

You will gain valuable knowledge and experience of working in a healthcare setting.

Among a host of activities, you could:

  • Help on the wards
  • Meet and greet patients and visitors and show them where they need to go
  • Help out behind the scenes with admin tasks

We are currently recruiting for Ward Volunteers and Admin Support Volunteers, please read though the role requirements for more information on these.  Our only requirements from our volunteers are that they live in the borough of Croydon, they can commit to a minimum of 4.5 hours per week for a minimum period of 6 months, and they are over 18 years of age.  If you meet this criteria then why not join us 

Volunteer Recruitment Process

  • Open Morning
  • Interview
  • Pre-employment Checks
  • Induction
  • Placement

Following submission of your application form, if you meet our criteria you will be invited to an open morning. This will give you an opportunity to hear more about the opportunities available and to ask any questions that you have about volunteering at the Trust.  You will then be invited to an interview on the 20th or 22nd February 2019.  You will be unable to move through to the next phase unless you attend the interview.  

If you are successful at this stage you will commence your mandatory checks which include references, DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) clearance and Occupational Health clearance and you will be invited to induction on 25th March 2019.   

Please note - you will need to be available for all these dates to progress your application.

We look forward to receiving your application.


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