Host Organisation: East Cheshire NHS Trust

You will be part of the outpatients team, supporting staff to keep clinics running smoothly

Opportunity Interests: Health and Wellbeing services
Type of Activity: Support / Care Work
Location: Macclesfield
Days and Times for the Opportunity: Thursday AM, Thursday PM

Your role will include: preparing clinic rooms, guiding patients around the department, portering patients who use a wheelchair to other departments, sorting medical notes, making drinks, chatting to patients, keeping patients informed of clinic running times. You will be confident and able to perform tasks using your own initiative, whilst enjoying being part of a busy team. This role has been designed to enhance patient experience and to ease pressure on staff.

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

You will be comfortable engaging with members of the public and being part of a busy team, but you will also be confident in performing tasks independently as required.

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?:

35p per mile up to 10 miles each way per volunteering session. Local bus and train fares as long as are within £7 per maximum per day.

What support is available for the volunteer?:

Volunteer team on site

What training is available for the volunteer?:

Statutory and Mandatory training, refreshed every three years, information governance refreshed annually, wheelchair training.