Activity Volunteer - Nottinghamshire Hospice
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Activity Volunteer

As an activity volunteer in our Wellbeing Team, you’ll help create and organise a varied activity programme for patients. We are looking for confident volunteers who are happy to plan and run activity sessions.

Recruitment for this voluntary role is temporarily on hold, please check back regularly for updates.
In the meantime, why not consider volunteering in one of our charity shops

What you’ll be doing

You’ll work alongside our experienced healthcare professionals and contribute to the individualised, holistic patient care provided.

Tasks will include:
• Working with staff to organise creative activities
• Greeting patients and helping them settle in for the session
• Setting up and helping to deliver activities
• Running activity sessions
• Tidying up at the end of the session

Who we’re looking for

You’ll need:
• To be aged 18 or over
• Confidence to plan and lead an activity on a weekly basis
• Good communication skills and a friendly personality
• Sensitivity to the needs of others, discretion and the ability to maintain confidentiality
• Reliability, flexibility, initiative, and willingness to be part of a team
• Awareness of boundaries and an ability to cope with emotional distress in a healthy manner
• A level of fitness and ability to cope with busy sessions
• A craft or skill such as sewing, singing or crafts would be an advantage but is not essential

What you’ll get out of it

In this rewarding role you’ll have the opportunity to give something back to the community, meet new people and feel valued. You’ll be able to use your skills and experience to help others.

To apply for this role, please fill in the form below or get in touch on:

0115 910 1008 option 4

You’ll need to be aged 18 or over to apply and some roles will require a DBS check prior to you starting, to ensure there is nothing on the record which may make you unsuitable. If a check is needed it will be mentioned when you apply.

Nottinghamshire Hospice is fully committed to supporting and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion best practice within our staff and volunteer workforce, as well as with our patients and supporters. We warmly welcome those from all backgrounds – this diversity is important for our journey and values and enriches the services we offer.

We particularly welcome applicants from minoritised ethnic communities, LGBTQ+ communities, applicants under the age of 40, applicants with disabilities, and male applicants for clinical roles, as they are currently under-represented within our workforce.