Emergency Department

Would be interested in helping out in our very busy Emergency Department. If so, you could be asked to get involved with the following activities:

  • Meeting and Greeting patients and visitors and relatives
  • Socialising with patients and visitors whilst they are waiting
  • Helping with refreshments
  • Running errands for patient notes, blood samples etc.
  • Escorting patients to other departments such as X-ray, Blood clinic
  • Sitting with patients/relatives to complete' Friends and Family' Questionnaires
  • Helping staff to keep the area tidy

This role would suit anyone who likes to be busy, enjoys interacting with lots of different people and is a good listener or just wishing to give something back to the NHS and local community.

It may also be useful experience to anyone studying or looking to follow a career in an acute healthcare trust such as:

  • Healthcare assistant
  • Nursing 
  • Paramedic
  • Portering
  • Domestic