Activities Support

Frome Community Hospital

Name: Activities Support
Organisation: Frome Community Hospital
Location: Frome Community Hospital, Enos Way, Frome, BA11 2FH
Type: Part Time
This role can be a drop in commitment. It varies each day and depends on the patients on the ward and their requirements for that day.

Description

Aly Rayner is our Activities Co-Ordinator. She arranges activities for our patients to take part in such as arts and crafts, a good game of Draughts, some group exercise and even the odd visit from a donkey called Charlie! Helping with Aly will always be fun, and possible a bit messy!

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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

  • Art & Crafts
  • Community Health & Wellbeing
  • Health & Hospices
  • Older people
  • Social Care
  • Women

Types of Activity

  • Art and Crafts
  • Befriending and Buddying
  • Community Work

Skills and Qualifications

Requirements

You would need to be fairly outgoing for this role, able to interact with patients, be physically fit for activities and creative for crafts!


Benefits

This is a fun role where you would be providing activities and entertainment for the patients. If you are creative it would be great to bring some of your ideas along. It is also a good opportunity for someone who would like to work in the care industry to experience life on the inpatients ward.

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 will need to be completed
Other: NA

Recruitment Method

Informal discussion, References, DBS Check