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Volunteer

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Volunteering
Grade
Volunteer
Contract
N/A
Hours
Monday - Friday only
Job ref
VV402
Site
Kingston Hospital
Town
Kingston
Salary
N/A
Closing
02/06/2019 23:59

Kingston Hospital - First Acute Trust in London to be rated Outstanding by CQC for Overall Quality and Leadership

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust is a district general hospital situated in a beautiful and remarkable part of the country – close to London yet surrounded by royal parks, historic buildings and the River Thames. We are located on a single site in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey and run a number of outpatient clinics in neighbouring areas including Raynes Park Health Centre and Teddington Memorial Hospital.

We employ 3,000 staff who proudly and efficiently support over 350,000 people locally through a full range of diagnostic and treatment services and we have a national reputation for innovative developments in healthcare, particularly in 'patient-focused' care, day surgery and maternity services.

The South West London Collaborative Bank

Kingston Hospital are a part of the local South West London Collaborative and offer competitive bank rates to work across the three NHS trusts: St Georges, Kingston Hospital and Epsom & St Helier. Our Smart App booking system makes life easier for flexible working!

Health and Wellbeing & Staff Benefits

The Trust understands that benefits go beyond just financial rewards and offers a wide range of benefits that recognise staff contribution, provide opportunities for career development and offer initiatives to promote a healthy work life balance
Our Health Heroes Awards 2018 – Staff Retention and Wellbeing Employer of the Year.

Trust Values

Caring – Design and deliver care around each individual patient’s needs and wants. - Safe – Make the safety of patients and staff our prime concern as safety comes first - Responsible – All staff take responsibility for the hospital, its services and reputation - Value Each Other – Value each other’s contribution.

For more information on working for us please visit our microsite at http://careersinkind.dev.tmpw.co.uk/

 


 

As a volunteer visitor you will visit patients, who may be lonely, anxious or possibly don’t receive visits whilst a patient at the hospital.

Each visit will be different and you will build a rapport with the patients you meet, exploring their personal interests.

 

 

PLEASE ONLY APPLY IF YOU CAN ATTEND THE FOLLOWING:

 

Please kindly note, you will be given an interview date between 10th – 14th June. The mandatory training day for this role will be on Friday 12th July. Please only apply for 1 role (other opportunities can be discussed at interview). Please only apply if you are able to attend the above dates.

 

Apprenticeships logoNo smoking policyPositive about disabled peopleCare quality commission - OutstandingOur Health Heroes

Applicant requirements

The postholder will have access to vulnerable people in the course of their normal duties and as such this post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service to check for any previous criminal convictions.

Documents to download

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Further details / informal visits contact

Volunteering Team 020 8934 2549/3620

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