Volunteer vacancies

Our current volunteering vacancies are listed below. If you are interested in any of the vacancies please either contact Maria Swaby, Voluntary Services Manager on 01233 667810 or email kentchft.engagement@nhs.net or use the Volunteer enquiry form.

Current vacancies

Hydrotherapy support volunteer at Sevenoaks Community Hospital

Hydrotherapy support volunteer for our Adult Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Services at Sevenoaks Community Hospital, Hospital Road, Sevenoaks, TN13 3PG.

On Wednesdays from 9am to 12.30.

Duties include:

  • Providing refreshments to patients as required
  • Assisting therapy staff in the running of self-management hydrotherapy sessions
  • Setting up equipment for classes and assisting with group activities
  • Tidying of stock cupboard and doing stock checks
  • Tidying and restocking of leaflets in patient waiting area (weekly)
  • General departmental tidying.

Please contact Voluntary Services kchft.volunteerservices@nhs.net or telephone 01233 667810 for further information and details.

Admin role with our Intermediate Care Team based at Victoria Hospital, Deal

The role would be to complete patient satisfaction survey (Meridian survey) using i-pad with patients currently on the teams clinical caseload.  This will mainly be by telephone contact but will require some face to face contact with patients in our Intermediate Care beds.  You could also be required to help with general admin and filing for the team.

Please contact Voluntary Services kchft.volunteerservices@nhs.net or telephone 01233 667810 for further information and details.

Mealtime volunteers (Kent-wide opportunities)

Across our eight community hospitals in Deal, Edenbridge, Faversham, Hawkhurst, Herne Bay, Sevenoaks, Tonbridge and Whitstable & Tankerton we are asking volunteers to help our patients at mealtimes from 11.30am to 1.30pm.

Mealtime volunteers can play an important role in encouraging patients to eat and drink, offering companionship to patients and spotting ways to make mealtimes easier and comfortable for patients, i.e. cutting up food, opening up packets.

The role will include assisting patients with menus and menu choices, give out meals and assist with refreshments and sit with patients whilst eating and encouragement with food and drink.

For further details, please contact kentchft.engagement@nhs.net or 01233 667810.

Meet and greet volunteer at Reception, Coxheath Centre, Coxheath, Maidstone, ME17 4AH

To provide a positive meet and greet facility for clients and their carers/relatives when attending a clinic appointment at the centre. To oversee the patient satisfaction survey following the clinic appointment using an iPad or advising the patient as to other forms of accessing this (provide cards to identify online access or complete on paper with the client).

Admin volunteer role available to help with the Children’s and Young Persons Team

We have an administrative volunteer role available to help with the Children’s and Young Persons Team.  You would be based at Trinity House, Ashford, Kent TN25 4AZ but would be happy to have the volunteer located in the Coxheath or Whitstable areas.

This role would require the volunteer to assist the team by completing patient satisfaction survey’s using i-pad with patients currently on the teams clinical caseload.  This will mainly be done via the telephone, so the ability to communicate effectively at all levels , including with young people, their parents/carers and with colleagues in the Specialist Services is essential.  General admin and electronic filing for the team associated with the survey’s may be required.

 

Please contact Voluntary Services kentchft.engagement@nhs.net or telephone 01474 360508 for further information and details.

Therapy admin support volunteer

The volunteer would be required to assist with general admin and clerical duties to assist the team, task to include photocopying, filing, archiving.  The volunteer will also have an opportunity to talk to patients to get the patients feedback and assist them completing a therapy feedback form.

This role is for Dover/Deal Intermediate Care Team, Victoria Hospital, London Road, Deal, CT14 9UA.

Tonbridge Health Visiting Team volunteer

We have an administrative volunteer role available to help with the Tonbridge & Malling Health Visiting Team, Larkfield Health Centre, First Floor, Martins Square, Larkfield, Aylesford ME206QJ

This role would require the volunteer to assist the team by ensuring all information leaflets at the Centre are regularly replaced, organised and updated on site.  The volunteer will liaising with team to ensure information leaflets never run out of stock.  The role will also include making up information packs and some general admin and filing for the team.  Days required would be Wednesday, Thursday or Friday, 9am to 5pm, a few times per month with hours to suit.

Please contact Voluntary Services kentchft.engagement@nhs.net or telephone 01233 667810 for further information and details.

Community Nursing team volunteer

Our Community Nursing team based at Trinity House, Ashford TN25 4AZ require a volunteer to assist with notes , photocopying, scanning, archiving support and  help with telephone calls.  Hours and days are flexible between Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.

If this role sounds of interest to you and you are able to spare a few hours per week, please contact Voluntary Services via telephone: 01233 667810 or email kentchft.engagement@nhs.net.