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Ward Support Volunteer

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust
£1 a year
Closing date
21 May 2024

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A3 Ward Support Volunteer

Please do not apply on NHS Jobs. If you are interested, please contact Mavis Francis direct.

Voluntary Services have a new exciting ward support role.

A3 is a 33 bed respiratory ward caring for patients with respiratory conditions but also care for general medicine patients too. The ward strive to deliver a high quality of person centred care.

The times are - Mon Sun AM, PM and EVE

Main duties of the job

  • Take samples to labs
  • Collect and take to pharmacy
  • Welcome patients and visitors to the ward
  • Give out hand wipes and ensure bed table clean
  • Assist with meals and drinks
  • Encourage patients to eat and drink not to assist with eating and drinking
  • Support end of life patient and their family
  • Sit and chat with patients
  • Reassure patients and relatives
  • Sit and read/do jigsaw etc. with patients
  • Answer telephone
  • General tidy up
  • Collect and take back equipment to the equipment library
  • Making beds

For further details please contact:

Mavis Francis

Voluntary Services Coordinator

Telephone: 01709 424329

Mobile: 0752445875


About us

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust (TRFT) is a combined acute and community Trust serving our local population of around 270,000 people. Our vision is to always act the right way and be proud to provide exceptional healthcare to the communities of Rotherham.

As a Trust we are on a journey to excellence and our people and culture are at the heart of everything we do for patients. In the latest NHS Staff Survey, we are the second most improved Trust in England for would you recommend the Trust as a place to work?, and were one of the most improved for staff engagement overall.

But dont just take our word for it each year hundreds of colleagues receive nominations for our Excellence and Proud awards, showcasing our brilliant people and recognising their achievements. Our people make a difference to the lives of patients every day and we are proud of the improvements we are making.

All of our 5,100 colleagues are key to our improvement journey, and we are continuing to improve our services by upholding the Trusts values of Ambitious, Caring and Together. If you are passionate about making a difference, then please apply to join us on our journey to excellence.

Job description

Job responsibilities

The role does not have a job description, please find attached the A3 Ward information for further details.

Person Specification

Skills and Abilities


  • Working with people
  • Good communication skills
  • Experience of working in a fast-paced area

Employer details

Employer name

The Rotherham NHS Foundation Trust


The Rotherham Nhs Foundation Trust

Moorgate Road


South Yorkshire

S60 2UD

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