Vaccination Centre Support Volunteering
Become a Covid-19 Vaccination Centre Support Volunteer today!
Do you have a passion for caring for people and making them feel at ease?
Are you interested in supporting and caring for patients before and after they receive a potentially life-saving injection?
Do you want to support the NHS in the fight against the COVID pandemic and be at the forefront of this ground-breaking programme of vaccinations?
If you have answered 'Yes' to these 3 questions, then this role could be perfect for you!
About this role
This role is an opportunity to help the NHS support our communities against a pandemic that is affecting everybody. In this role as a volunteer, you will assist staff in ensuring that there remains a seamless flow of patients through the vaccination hub, including offering support to patients before and after vaccinations.
Time commitment: 2 x 4 hour sessions per week
Days: Monday to Sunday
Location: Various locations available across the North East and North Cumbria
Responsibilities of the Role:
Meeting & greeting patients arriving at the vaccination centre and ensuring that all patients are supported in a respectful and a compassionate manner
Helping patients to navigate their way throughout vaccination centre post-vaccine
Marshalling any queues that may build, and managing the flow of patients in pre and post-vaccination area
Recognise and respond to patient’s needs. This may include supporting people with impairments.
A full description of tasks is provided in the volunteer application pack.