Volunteer

Recruiter
Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Location
Northampton
Posted
08 Nov 2018
Closes
24 Nov 2018
Sector
Healthcare
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time








Our volunteers are invaluable part of the hospital team. Working with us in a volunteering role means you're playing a part in delivering the best possible care to our patients and their families, whether you're providing admin support in an office or working alongside our ward teams.

  • If you’ve started looking for work or want to get back into it after a break, volunteering can really help. We'll support you as you develop your skills and confidence - and your CV will really impress potential employers.

  • If you've retired but you're not quite ready to put your feet up, we'd really value your experience and time.

  • Meet people from all walks of life. Whether it's our staff or our patients, there's never a dull moment when you're surrounded by people of all ages from all sorts of backgrounds. Volunteering in a hospital gives you an insight into other people's lives and so many of our volunteers say it's a real privilege

  • Give something back. What better place to give something back than your local hospital, the one place that touches everyone's lives in some way?

    We require a minimum of 6 months commitment for 3 hours a week and you will be required to attend a mandatory training date which usually is a Monday.

    Roles currently available are:-

  • Meet and Greet Guides

  • Buggy Drivers

  • Dementia Buddy

  • Administration

  • Meet and Greet Chaperone

  • Ward Buddy

  • Library Assistant

  • Hospital Visitor

  • Fundraiser

  • Hospital Buddy (please note this role involves lots of walking)

Please specify on the application in support information the following:-

  1. Role interested in

  2. Preferred hours of volunteering



To deliver best possible care for our patients:

  • We put patient safety above all else

  • We aspire to excellence

  • We reflect, we learn, we improve

  • We respect and support each other

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To apply for this post, scroll down to the bottom of this page and select “apply on line”.

Ensure you read the link “Application Form Guidance Notes” before completing your application.

In submitting an application form, you authorise Northampton General Hospital to confirm any previous NHS service details via the Electronic Staff Record Inter Authority Transfer process should you be appointed to the post.

You will be notified if you have been shortlisted via the interview section on your NHS Jobs homepage. Do not forget to check your NHS Jobs account regularly for correspondence.

Due to the high number of applications received we are unable to respond to each application individually. If you have not been contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date you have been unsuccessful in this application.

For further information on nursing, apprenticeships, A&E or any other departments please visit our specific website or pages that are indicated on the right hand side of this advert.

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust recognises that staff of differing backgrounds and life experiences enrich our workforce and bring different skills and knowledge. We therefore encourage and welcome applications for our vacancies from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.

PLEASE NOTE THAT WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CLOSE VACANCIES PRIOR TO THE ADVERTISED CLOSING DATE WHEN WE ARE IN RECEIPT OF SUFFICIENT APPLICATIONS


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