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]Community Work, Disability and Health, Befriending, Charity Shops and Retail, Caring, Hospitals and Hospices
Volunteers to assist in the provision of a trolley shop service within Glan Clwyd hospital, offering refreshments, reading material and engaging socially with patients. This is a great way for friends and couples to volunteer as a team or individually to help serve those in hospital, both staff and patients. The weekend rounds would benefit those still at college or doing their Duke of Edinburgh Awards scheme.
/ Working with children and/or vulnerable adults
/ May have opportunity to use Welsh language whilst volunteering
/ Group activity
Premises type: Hospital
Public transport: Please refer to bus timetables
Is this role flexible? Yes
Min hours expected per week: 4 hours
Min period of commitment:
Requirements: Friendly and welcoming personality. Ability and willingness to ensure confidentiality. Ability to work as a team, communication and listening skills. KEY TASKS Offering refreshments and reading materials. Cash handling and stock replenishment and rotation. Acting as a friendly point of contact for customers. We do encourage volunteers to work in pairs to share the load.
/ Induction/ One to one supervision/ Peer support/ Mentoring/buddying/ Social events/meetings
Volunteers will be carrying out the activities:
/ With paid staff/ With other volunteers
Additional support needs: To be discussed at interview.
Training provided: Training relevant to the role will be provided by Royal Voluntary Service. Training will be delivered face to face or via online learning.
Age requirements: 16+
/ Application form/ Informal discussion/ Formal interview/ References/ Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Check
"Out of pocket" expenses refunded for the following:
People unsuitable for this opportunity:
No - further discussion at interview