Volunteers are an important part of our team. They support and enhance the experience of our patients and visitors.

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If you are passionate, caring and want to give something back to your community, we would love you to join us. 

Volunteers assist with lots of tasks throughout the Trust. These can include helping patients at mealtimes, supporting wards with non-clinical activities, meeting and greeting patients or visitors, and working with our charity. 

If you would like to get involved, contact our Voluntary Services Coordinator on 01709 424329 or by emailing rgh-tr.volunteers@nhs.net.

Current volunteering opportunities

  • Meet and greet
  • Ward support
  • Outpatient support
  • Chaplaincy pastoral and Sunday service
  • Dining companions
  • Library service
  • Macmillan Cancer Information and Support
  • Pharmacy
  • Rooftop Restaurant
  • Urgent and Emergency Care Centre

Please note, volunteering is different to work experience.

If you are interested in work experience, you can find more information on our work experience page.

Frequently asked questions

Can I volunteer?

You must be 18 years old or over and have legal status to work in the UK. 

All volunteers must complete the application process, which includes character references, police and health checks, and an induction.

How do I apply?

Contact our Voluntary Services Coordinator for an application pack. 

Telephone 01709 424329 or email: rgh-tr.volunteers@nhs.net.

Our application process includes:

  • Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) clearance
  • Occupational Health clearance
  • Two character references
  • A one day induction

Source URL: https://www.therotherhamft.nhs.uk/get-involved/volunteering

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