Hospital Volunteer

Hospital Volunteer

Organisation role · 2–4 hrs/month
Flexible location
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We are looking for a pool of volunteers to work on our upcoming area in the Gloucestershire NHS trusts in Gloucester Royal and Cheltenham General.

Detailed description

We are looking for volunteers who can offer from weekly to monthly 2 hour window to man our stand in Gloucester Royal or Cheltenham General. We will be in each of the locations once a week for 2 hours. The stand will provide details of Gloucestershire Carers hub to Carers both Carers visiting with Carered for, patients who are Carers and also staff who are Carers. We are looking for volunteers who are able to speak to people in a kind and friendly manner and make them feel at ease. The role will be giving out some information about Gloucestershire Carers hub, how we can support and taking down the name and contact details of anyone who would like us to contact them. You will be meeting a diverse range of people so excellent people skills are needed, if you are able to speak more than one language or have other transferable skills we would love to hear from you.

We will provide a DSB check, plus training which can lead to a recognised qualification, will provide CPD and will always be there to support you.

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What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Gloucestershire Carers Hub

We pride ourselves on providing a person centred approach to any Carer who registers or is referred to us. Our experienced and friendly local team are here for you to ensure you have the support, information and time to think about you.

If you register with the Carers Hub you will have access to free information, guidance, support, to empower you in your caring role. This could help you to meet other carers and to interact with others in a safe space.

The Carers Hub is an easily accessed service where you can gain support, feel valued and offload your worries or concerns.

What help can I get from Gloucestershire Carers Hub?

Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG), from our supportive Triage team
Wellbeing support
Signposting to other services
Contingency Planning Support
Benefits and financial advice
Full carers assessments, support planning and reviews
Access to groups
Training, social gatherings and activities
Access to the Carer Aware Discount Scheme
Professional counselling service
Buddy Up
Employment support
We offer a safe space to talk about you and your caring role, we will work with you to identify how we can support you.