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Berkshire Healthcare NHS FT Volunteer Ward Activities Assistant Upton Hospital, Slough.
We are looking for volunteers who would be confident and happy to lead half hour activity sessions for patients such as, playing board games, discussing the news, quizzes etc. A large part of this role is about providing a positive distraction – a break in hospital routine for our patients The skills and characteristics required to be effective in the role are: •Confident and outgoing Excellent communication skills • Organised and flexible • Willing to work within boundaries as advised by the clinical team • Have a clear understanding of confidentiality • Enthusiasm • Reliable and punctual Responsible attitude to health, welfare & safety of self & others The role includes: •Leading ½ hour weekly activities •Liaising with clinic staff who will guide with ideas and provide resources •Interacting with patients in groups/1:1
Catherine Bray
catherine.bray@berkshire.nhs.uk
01753 635354
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