Ward befriender volunteer

Ward befriender volunteer

Long term role · 3–4 hrs/Week
Flexible location
HealthWellbeingCommunity & family
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Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
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Our ward befriender volunteers make a patient's day by visiting them in the ward.

Detailed description

Our ward befriender volunteers make a patient's day by visiting them in the ward. They help with fun activities, friendly chats and keeping them company. Volunteers also welcome new patients to the ward and help them use tech to keep in touch with friends and family.


Langley House, Hertfordshire

Potters Bar Community Hospital, Hertfordshire

Hemel Hempstead General Hospital, Hertfordshire

Desirable skills

  • You’ll be friendly and proactive
  • You’ll be able to use your initiative and ask for help when needed
  • You’ll understand the importance of confidentiality
  • You’ll be a good communicator with excellent people skills in person and over the phone
  • You’ll be comfortable volunteering within a group or by yourself

What volunteers need😇 Disclosure and Barring Service

What we will provide to volunteers

💸 Reimbursement of costs
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About Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust

At Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, we provide community health services to more than two million people across eleven London boroughs and Hertfordshire. Every day, our professionals provide high-quality healthcare in people's homes and local clinics, helping them to:
Stay well
Manage their own health with the right support
Avoid unnecessary trips to, or long stays in, hospital

We support our patients at every stage of their lives, providing health visiting for new-born babies through to community nursing, stroke rehabilitation and palliative care for people towards the end of their lives.

Our vision: Deliver great care closer to home.

Our mission: Working together to give children a better start and adults greater independence.