Ward Support Volunteer - Pineheath Ward, Kelling Community Hospital

Ward Support Volunteer - Pineheath Ward, Kelling Community Hospital

Organisation role · 2–3 hrs/Week
Old Cromer Rd, High Kelling, Holt NR25 6QA, UK
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Summary

Are you friendly, compassionate, and enthusiastic about supporting others? If so, our clinical teams at Kelling Community Hospital need your help!

Detailed description

Volunteers are needed to engage with patients on the ward, with activities such as:

  • offering companionship
  • reading to patients or taking the library trolley round
  • encouraging patients to complete their simple prescribed exercises
  • taking patients out in the garden areas
  • providing practical support such as taking messages to members of staff


Volunteering for this role involves an ongoing commitment of approximately 2-3 hrs a week on a weekday morning or afternoon.


To volunteer with us, we will need you to complete our volunteer recruitment, including our Volunteers' Induction Training, completing a Standard DBS check, and providing 2 character references.


You will be supported throughout your volunteering by a member of staff onsite and your NCH&C Volunteer Coordinator.

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.