Ward Friend - Future Friends
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Role Overview

Volunteers are a key part of the ward team and provide general, non-clinical support to patients. Being aWard Friend is about proactively engaging and interacting with patients, sitting with people who maybe anxious or need a listening ear, facilitating activities, running errands or fulfilling basic shoppingrequests. It also includes providing basic support and encouragement to patients around mealtime.

Main Tasks
  • Proactively befriending patients, their relatives and visitors
  • Escorting patients to other parts of the hospital, as directed by the nurse in charge/senior staff
  • Promoting activities that help relieve boredom
  • Helping patients manage the hospital entertainment system
  • Running errands for patients
  • Supporting patients with their meals and offering encouragement
  • Spotting simple ways to make patients more comfortable during mealtimes, e.g. getting an extrablanket if someone is cold
  • Ensuring patients are happy with their meals
  • Covering the hot drinks trolley
  • Anything that may assist in the smooth running of the ward
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Ward Friend
Posted on
30 March 2022
Midlands Centre for Spinal Injuries - Location 24
Days of the Week
Monday - Friday
Working Hours
10:30am - 2:30pm / 2:30pm - 6:30pm

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