Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust - Volunteers

Rochdale Infirmary

We are delighted that you are looking to volunteer at Rochdale Care Organisation, Rochdale Infirmary.

Please take the time to browse the roles that we are currently recruiting for. 

Please Note before applying that you fit the following criteria:

  • As the Northern Care Alliance is committed to our volunteers, we ask that you are able to pledge a minimum of 4 hours a week with the view to volunteer with us for at least 6 months.
  • Only apply to one of our organisations and in your locality. If you wish to volunteer at numerous organisations, this can be discussed at the interview stage.
  • You are aged 16 or above.
  • You are situated within a 5 mile radius of the local site.
  • Ability to provide 3 forms of ID for validation at interview for DBS.
  • The ability to complete all training and induction that is required for your role. (Fully supported by the wonderful volunteering team)

If you believe you meet the above criteria, please select a role and fill out the application that suits you. Please give as much detail on your application as possible so that we can process each applicant fairly. 

If you are selected, you will be contacted by a member of the recruitment team to come into the Infirmary for interview.

Thank you for looking into volunteering with the team, we hope to see an application from you soon! 



General Interests

Pharmacy Volunteer

Our new Pharmacy volunteering role gives the unique opportunity to experience the day to day workings of the in house Pharmacy department at Rochdale Infirmary.
Volunteers can work alongside the team that ensure our patients are supplied with the correct medications on a daily basis and assist with the daily duties that the team face every day.
This role also provides volunteers with the chance to learn about the department and be a valuable extra pair of hands.

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Salford Royal Hospital




We are delighted that you want to volunteer at Salford Royal Hospital.


Please browse through the volunteer opportunities that we have available and complete an application form should any of the roles interest you. 



About Salford

Salford Care Organisation is responsible for a range of community and primary care services across the city and at Salford Royal Hospital. It also provides specialist services to Greater Manchester and beyond. We aim to deliver safe, clean and personal care to all.Salford Royal was the first hospital in the north of England to achieve the highest rating of outstanding by the Care Quality Commission. It’s now the major trauma centre for Greater Manchester and the hub site for high-risk emergency general surgery for Salford, Bolton and Wigan. Home to the Manchester Centre for Clinical Neurosciences and the Geoffrey Jefferson Brain Research Centre, we’re also a University Teaching Trust with a team dedicated to training and educating clinicians of the future. 

A new £68million extension is currently being built which will include a resuscitation area, five emergency theatres, inpatient beds and diagnostic imaging. The Greater Manchester Major Trauma Hospital will also have a helipad, meaning seriously ill patients will reach the site even quicker for their life-saving treatment.


Volunteer Opportunities

Dining Companion

Please Note: We are currently only recruiting Dining Companion Volunteers for lunchtime shifts, Monday to Friday on our Elderly Care Wards 


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