Volunteer with us!
“Thank you for considering volunteering with Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust. We truly appreciate the time and energy volunteers give and we value the unique and valuable contribution volunteers make to our Trust". Matthew Winn, Chief Executive.
It is quick and easy to join our friendly team of volunteers, search opportunities by location or by role to view our opportunities and to complete an application form.
If you have any difficulties completing the online application form, or have any questions about volunteering with us, please contact our volunteer team via email. If you do not have an email address please call 0300 555 6655 and leave a message with the reception team; giving your name and telephone number and a member of the volunteer team will call you back.
There are four steps to our recruitment process, which we will guide you through:
- Register and Apply. Register and complete an application form, telling us as much as you can about yourself, your hobbies and what you want to get out of volunteering as this will help us to match your skills, attributes and interests to our volunteering roles.
- Informal Meeting. This is an opportunity for us to meet so that we can tell you more about the Trust and our volunteering roles, and you can tell us your preferences and more about you.
- Recruitment Checks. We are required by NHS Employers to undertake recruitment checks for volunteers. These checks include right to work and identity checks, Disclosure and Barring Services (DBS) clearance if relevant to the role, references and occupational health clearance.
- Training and Induction. All volunteers are required to complete mandatory training before they start in their role, and repeat this every year. We will guide you through this process once your application has been accepted. Some volunteer roles will require additional training to be completed, all of which will be explained to you.
Volunteers are valued within CCS for the difference they make to people who use our services, our staff and our communities. Volunteers also experience benefits to getting involved – wellbeing, a sense of purpose, and even a springboard to future employment. We welcome volunteers from all walks of life and our aim is that our volunteers represent the diverse communities that we serve. Our volunteers do the most amazing things every day and we're keen to celebrate the difference they make!
Proud to be part of local Integrated Care Systems