Patient Activities Volunteer - North Walsham Memorial Hospital

Patient Activities Volunteer - North Walsham Memorial Hospital

Organisation role · 2–3 hrs/Week
Yarmouth Rd, North Walsham NR28 9AP, UK
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Summary

Volunteers are needed to support patients with activities such as quizzes, puzzles, games, music, crafts, simple sports etc.

Detailed description

The aim of the role is to provide support to patients with activities and simple exercises as part of the ‘Reconditioning the Nation’ campaign. Volunteers can encourage patients with activities such as:

  • quizzes
  • puzzles
  • music
  • board games
  • newspaper/book reading
  • arts and crafts
  • simple sports
  • conversations
  • chair and bay exercises
  • and more - if you have suggestions, please let us know

These sorts of activities will empower patients to implement positive changes to their own health and wellbeing. Activities may be run on a 1:1 basis or in a group setting within the ward day room from approximately 10.30-12.30.


All volunteers will need to undertake a DBS check and provide two appropriate character references. All volunteers are required to attend an Induction/Training Session before they may commence in their role.


A Patient Activities Volunteer will be friendly, compassionate and enthusiastic about supporting the clinical team and the patients they support.


All reasonable out of pocket travel expenses will be reimbursed.

What volunteers need

🗣️ Native language skills

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs

Getting there

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About Voluntary Norfolk - NCH&C Volunteer Service

Voluntary Norfolk's NCH&C Volunteer Service supports Norfolk Community Health & Care NHS Trust by recruiting , training and coordinating volunteers to carry out a wide range of roles across community NHS services in Norfolk.

The NCH&C Volunteer Service strives to be a leader in NHS volunteering, offering inclusive opportunities which support the Trust to provide an excellent patient experience, empower individuals and strengthen local communities.