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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.

Contact:

Voluntary Services, A Block - Junction 9, Queen Mary’s Hospital, Frognal Avenue, Sidcup, Kent, DA14 6LT

Email: lynn.jones@nhs.net

0208 308 3019

How to refer:

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

We estimate that the process of recruiting a volunteer takes approximately 6-8 weeks.

We ask for a commitment of 3-4 hours per week for a minimum of 6 months. Currently we are not in a position to offer student placements.

Opening hours:

9am to 5pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.

Closed on Wednesday.

Site owned and managed by Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust became the owners of Queen Mary's Hospital on 1 October 2013. Oxleas continues to provide services at the hospital and run the estate for the other NHS organisations providing services there.