Volunteer on the ward

Ward volunteer


Mon to Sun - morning, afternoon, twilight and evening shifts; with 1 in 4 rotas covering the weekend slots

Minimum age:



Saint Francis Hospice, Broxhill Road, Havering-atte-Bower, Romford, Essex, RM4 1QH

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Our Ward Volunteer role assists our nurses and housekeeping staff in the looking after of our inpatients.  The role is non-clinical, with practical tasks.  Whether you can help on a regular basis or occasionally, we would love to hear from you.


We are looking for people who are compassionate and caring to carry out non-clinical practical tasks, within an established shift pattern, which assists the Housekeeping Team and IPU nursing staff in the general care of our in-patients, their families and carers. Full training will be given.

What's involved?

  • To carry out the various tasks, ie providing patients with refreshments, serving patient meals, setting up meal trays, restoking cupboards
  • Drinks trolley round (evening shift only)
  • Helping Housekeeping staff when required
  • To guide carers and visitors to the Visitors Loung and/or Orange CafĂ©, or elsewhere when required.

Who are we looking for?

  • Are you a good communicator?
  • Are you a good team player?
  • Are you a good at completing tasks?
  • Physically able to carry out the tasks above?
  • Could you commit to a regular time(s)?
  • Could you be flexible and would you be willing to swap shifts?


Then we would love you hear from you!