Voluntary Services Department

There are many different areas of the hospital in which volunteers are very welcome, ranging from gardening, driving, clerical, admin including reception duties, to assisting the staff on the wards with basic ward duties and patient feeding.

Volunteers should be responsible, polite, friendly and have an interest in helping people - offering their time and personal service for no financial gain but to help others, raise their self-confidence or to gain experience before entering a career in healthcare.

We welcome volunteers from all backgrounds and no previous experience is required.


Voluntary Services, Room 150 - Junction 7, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Frognal Avenue, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6LT

Email: charnjit.gill@nhs.net

Team email: oxl-tr.volunteeringservices@nhs.net

0208 301 9487

How to refer:

Please complete and return this form to the Volunteering Services Team at oxl-tr.volunteeringservices@nhs.net, if you are interested in volunteering for the Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust.

You can view all our current vacancies on https://www.jobs.nhs.uk.

You will be asked to apply for voluntary posts via the NHS jobs website, references are required along with an Occupational health check, DBS check (Police check form) and an informal interview process.

We estimate that the process of recruiting a volunteer can take up to approximately 6-8 weeks.

We ask for a commitment of 1 day per week for a minimum of 6 months. Currently we are not in a position to offer student placements (you must be over 18 years of age to apply).
Please contact individual service providers for their recruitment process at Queen Mary's Hospital.

Opening hours:

The volunteer co-ordinator will be on site on Tuesday's and Thursday's between 9am - 5pm (days may alter without prior notification).