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Volunteer - Baby Beat

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Volunteer - Babybeat
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Royal Preston Hospital
29/02/2020 23:59

The Baby Beat Appeal is a registered charity which funds to enable the Maternity and Neonatal Units at Royal Preston Hospital to have access to the very latest equipment and services to date.

We have a small shop based at the Maternity Unit which raises funds for our charity and we are seeking volunteers to work in the shop and on the shop trolley around the wards. You don’t need any experience as training will be given.

Shop volunteers

The shop is situated on the ground floor of the Sharoe Green Maternity Unit and is open 7 days per week on the following times:

Monday to Friday - 10.00 am to 6.00 pm

We require volunteers to cover the following shifts:

Monday to Friday

10 am – 12 pm
12 pm – 2 pm
2 pm – 4 pm

We are looking for volunteers who can work on an ad-hoc basis to cover permanent volunteers. Permanent roles when they occur are always offered to ad-hoc volunteers first.

Duties include; Restocking of goods in the shop and serving customers. No previous shop experience is required and full training will be given. Volunteers will always work in pairs.

We also have vacancies for Trolley volunteers

The trolley goes up onto the Maternity Unit Wards and Theatres as well as the Rehabilitation Unit, offering patients the opportunity to buy items to make their stay in hospital a little more comfortable, especially for thsoe patients who cannot get out themselves. The service in invaluable to patients and staff alike.

Trolley services operates:

Monday to Friday

11.15 am – 12.30 pm
2 pm – 3.15 pm

Duties include: Serving customers with confectionery and sandwiches. We are looking for volunteers who can help on an ad-hoc basis and again permanent roles when they occur are always offered to ad- hoc volunteers first. No previous experience is required and full training will be given. Volunteers will always work in pairs.

This is a fabulous opportunity to join a friendly team of volunteers, giving back to your local community for just a few hours a week.

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Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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Further details / informal visits contact

Karen Entwistle on 01772 524414 or