Host Organisation: East Cheshire NHS Trust

Be part of a growing volunteering team at Macclesfield Hospital to help welcome patients and support them to log in to their out-patients appointments.

Opportunity Interests: Health and Wellbeing services
Type of Activity: Befriending, Stewarding / Event Management
Location: Macclesfield
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Monday AM, Monday PM, Tuesday PM, Thursday AM, Thursday PM, Friday AM, Friday PM

This is a new role based in various departments across the hospital. Key areas of work include:
• Welcome patients
• Encourage to use check in kiosk independently
• Support with using check in kiosk if necessary
• Input data into check in kiosk on behalf of patient, if required, with permission
• Promote use of check in kiosk
• Help relieve pressure on hospital reception
• Sign-post to reception or around department if required
• This role may include providing physical assistance to patients using wheelchairs

Volunteer Commitment: Long Term
Is a DBS check required for this role?: Yes
Skills and Qualifications Required:

Good communication skills and confidence using technology.
Two references are taken from individuals who have known you for 3 years.

Are there any Gender or Age Restrictions?: No
Do you have disabled access to the areas a volunteer would be sited?: Yes
Do you pay expenses?: Yes
If yes, for what and at what rate?:

Pay out-of-pocket expenses for travel @35p per mile up to 10 miles each way or public transport and free car parking is provided

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Support is available through the volunteer co-ordinator and other hospital staff

What training is available for the volunteer?:

We provide the following for all volunteers: Statutory and Mandatory Training; Information Governance Training; Check In kiosk training and wheelchair training