Therapeutic Care Volunteers at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

What You'll Do: 

Our opportunities include:

 

Therapeutic Care Volunteers -

 

We are looking for caring, compassionate volunteers that will engage with patients to provide therapeutic support and interaction across various departments within the Trust. 

 

Our volunteers offer a listening ear, provide comfort and support, reminisce about the past and engage in therapeutic activities to enhance patients expereinces.

 

As part of the therapeutic interaction, volunteers will encourage patients to be aware of their nutritional and hydration needs as well contributing to their wellbeing.

 

Volunteers also provide support and assistance to staff within the Trust whilst contributing to the overall patient experience.

 

We expect all volunteers to act as an ambassador for the Therapeutic Support Team and promote the service

 

The Therapeutic Care Volunteer roles that we currenlty have available are:

 

  • Meal time support Volunteers (providing support at meal times for patients and staff)
  • Runner Volunteers (providing support and general duties for department staff)
  • A&E Volunteers
  • Outpatient Department Volunteers (supporting patients to use the electronic check in systems)
  • Maternity Volunteers
  • Ward Based Support Volunteers (Please note: these opportunities are minimal at this time due to the Covid-19 Pandemic)

 

Administration Volunteers - 

 

We have opportunities for volunteer roles within some of our administration teams across the Trust.

 

If you have experience using ICT and are eager to learn, we would appreciate your support.

 

Why You'll Love It: 
We have a wonderful volunteer community within Therapeutic Care.  We are able to provide 'real life' experiences for anyone wanting a career in health care You will be able to observe and support numerous roles within the Trust We have a supportive team that will ensure you have the best experience within the Trust You will 'make someone's day' as a volunteer We appreciate all time that you can give
What You'll Learn: 
As a volunteer within South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, you will gain first hand experience of working within a busy health care setting.   Our volunteers learn and develop valuable transferable skills that can be used within all future careers.    
What We're Looking For: 
We are looking for enthusiastic, caring and motivated volunteers that would like the opportunity to gain experience within the Trust. We ask that our volunteers are friendly, approachable, able to show tact and sensitivity, have good communication skills, show commitment to their volunteer role and are able to work individually and as part of a team  
Summary
Volunteering
Mental Health
Health
Middlesbrough
Redcar and Cleveland
0 Weeks Minimum
2 Hours / Week
Skills you will develop: 
Teamwork/Collaboration
Adaptability
Customer Service
Empathy
Requirements: 
DBS check
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