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Ward Volunteer - Beccles Hospital

Ward Volunteer - Beccles Hospital

Organisation role · 2–4 hrs/Week
St Mary's Rd, Beccles NR34 9NQ, UK
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Summary

Social Support Volunteers provide companionship and support to patients on the ward at Beccles Hospital

Detailed description

Social Support Volunteers provide companionship and support to patients on the ward at Beccles Hospital, giving patients the opportunity to chat with someone. The role involves engaging with the patients on the ward and providing basic practical support to staff.


Tasks may vary from session to session depending on the needs of the team and the patients, but are likely to include:


  • Providing companionship to patients – talking with them, carrying out activities with them such as reading, jigsaws, games


  • Providing practical support to staff such as answering the telephone, handing out mealtime menus, delivering post throughout the Hospital, photocopying


  • Assisting with the beverage replenishment round on the ward (morning shifts only)

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support

Getting there

The organiser has marked this opportunity as filled. Applications are closed. You can find other volunteering opportunities here.
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About East Coast Community Healthcare

East Coast Community Healthcare CIC (ECCH) is a staff-owned social enterprise, providing community-based NHS services in Norfolk and Suffolk. We have contracts with the NHS and two county councils. At least 70,000 people are registered as service users with ECCH