Ward befriender volunteer

Our ward befriender volunteers make a patient's day by visiting them in the ward. They help with fun activities, friendly chats and keeping them company. Volunteers also welcome new patients to the ward and help them use tech to keep in touch with friends and family.

Willesden Centre, Willesden
Birchwood Grange Care Home, Harrow
Heathlands Court, Wimbledon
Finchley Memorial Hospital, North Finchley
Langley House, Hertfordshire
Potters Bar Community Hospital, Hertfordshire
Hemel Hempstead General Hospital, Hertfordshire
Princess Louise of Kensington House, Westminster
Athlone House, Westminster 

Desirable skills

  • You’ll be friendly and proactive
  • You’ll be able to use your initiative and ask for help when needed
  • You’ll understand the importance of confidentiality
  • You’ll be a good communicator with excellent people skills in person and over the phone
  • You’ll be comfortable volunteering within a group or by yourself

Read the full role description here