398 - Volunteer Patient Support

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Posted: 14/12/2016 16:59
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: 0
Location: DM Hospice
Level: Volunteer Role
Deadline: 31/12/2021 23:59
Hours: 4
Benefits: 0
Job Type: Volunteer

Volunteers offer a valuable service to patients, our volunteers provide support to patients including one to one personal care and companionship, and in turn gain a wealth of skills and experience in a care environment. Our Patient faced areas are:  

  • In-patient Unit: A very busy 33 bedded unit. Here patients are admitted to help control  symptoms or receive care in their last days or weeks of their life.
  • Day Therapy Unit: Support around 25 patients daily Monday to Friday giving them and their carers a weekly days respite. 

Please note:  Volunteers working in patient faced areas will be required to complete and obtain a satisfactory Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Check ( the Hospice will cover the cost of this).

Volunteers need to be 17 years + to volunteer in a patient area.

Please click on the highlighted links below for more information on our current roles. Please note if the link is not active we are not currently recruiting for this role however please contact our team to discuss other volunteering opportunities on volunteernow@dmhospice.org.uk or 01782 344332.

Click here for information on: In Patient Unit Health Care Support Worker 

Click here for information on: In Patient Unit Ward Volunteer

Click here for information on: Day Therapy Unit Companion Volunteer 

Click here for information on:Volunteer Day Therapy Unit Patients driver

Click here for information on: Volunteer Patient Ambulance escort

Click here for information on : Buddy Volunteer

Click here for information on : Independent Living Team Volunteer

Click here for information on : Spiritual Support

Click here for information on : Volunteer Complementary Therapist

 

 

 



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