Working with us
- Royal Preston Hospital / Chorley & South Ribble Hospital
- Preston / Chorley
- 31/12/2019 23:59
We are looking to recruit volunteers to assist patients and visitors of this Trust in a broad range of duties:-
Information Desk, Meeting & Greeting Visitors and Patients
Hospital Coffee Shops
Chaplaincy Services Ward Visitors
Assisted food and beverage services
A hospital volunteer aims to provide services which contribute to total patient care And support staff in caring for patients. They complement the work of staff by providing extra support to patients and their families. Volunteers are recruited from age 16 upwards and come from a range of backgrounds representing the diversity of the communities we serve.
Our volunteers are not directly involved in patient care, but approach their work with the same commitment to excellence as any other health care professional.
Rosemere Coffee Shop
Rosemere Coffee Shop is situated in the Radiotherapy Department in the Rosemere Cancer Centre at Royal Preston Hospital, and is run entirely by volunteers.
It is there to provide the patients and their carers with refreshments but it also provides a valuable service to staff and visitors throughout the hospital.
All profit and donations go to the Rosemere Cancer Foundation for the benefit of cancer patients in the North West.
The rewards are many:-
Sense of accomplishment
Learn new skills
Meet new people
Contribute to the community
Please note Volunteers do not carry out (or shadow) clinical work or undertake short-term work experience placements.
For further information and to see what being a Volunteer for the trust is all about, please click the link below and watch our trust video:
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
Sylvia Turner on 01257 247536 or email firstname.lastname@example.org