Befriending Volunteer

Frome Community Hospital

Name: Befriending Volunteer
Organisation: Frome Community Hospital
Location: Frome Community Hospital, Enos Way, Frome, Somerset, BA11 2FH
Type: Part Time
This is a flexible opportunity, however we would ask you advise when you are available to come in.

Description

One of the most social ways to volunteer is to come in and talk to the patients. This can be in their room or in the day room, and at any time of day. Sometimes all someone wants is to have a good natter!

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Organisation Description

Local hospital always on the look out for volunteers to join our team who come in to make teas and coffees, play games and chat to the patients


When

  Mon Tue Wed Thurs Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening

Cause / Interests

  • Community Health & Wellbeing
  • Health & Hospices
  • Men
  • Social Care
  • Women

Types of Activity

  • Befriending and Buddying
  • Community Health & Wellbeing
  • Community Work
  • General and Helping
  • Local Events

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

This position would be very good for some who is a great listener or story teller! Someone who is confident in talking to patients\people who they do not already know.


Benefits

To be part of the community, make someone who is maybe not feeling too good have a better day. This would also be great on a CV of someone who would like to get into the care industry.

Additional/Specific Suitabilities

Minimum Age: 16
Maximum Age: NA
Disabled Access: Yes
Wheelchair Access: Yes
Expenses: Travel expenses can be claimed
Restrictions: NA
Induction: NA
Insurance Cover: NA
Special Needs: NA
Offer: NA
Training: Infection Control and Fire Training
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Application form, Informal discussion, References, DBS Check