Retail Volunteer Shop floor
Our fabulous shops are always looking to boost their volunteer power! You’ll be part of day to day shop life – customer service, processing donations and ensuring your retail space is inviting, organised and safe for everyone to enjoy. Whether you see yourself creatively dressing windows, sorting and preparing stock, or front and centre behind the till, retail volunteering is a fantastic way to meet new people, gain experience and skills for your CV and of course to generate income for our Hospice
Please apply through our website: https://www.stoswaldsuk.org/get-involved/volunteer-with-us/current-volunteering-opportunities/
About St Oswalds
St Oswald's provides specialist care for local adults, young people and children.
We are situated in Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne and our purpose-built facilities offer a range of flexible services to North East families.
Within our adult service, we offer a day hospice, lymphoedema service, an inpatient unit, complementary therapy service, consultant outpatient clinic and an outreach service.
Adults with life limiting conditions are referred to us for pain and symptom management and end of life care. We care for patients with Cancer, as well as those with end stage neurological, cardiac and respiratory conditions.
Within our Children's Service, we offer specialist short breaks to children with life limiting conditions and their families. Children from 0 - 18 can benefit from our care at St Oswald's. Within the last few months, we've also begun developing a pilot service for young adults, aged 18-25, to enable us to continue to support children in our care who are reaching adulthood and perhaps those who have already left the service
Our multi-disciplinary team at St Oswald's includes doctors, nurses, physios, occupational therapists, social workers, chaplain support and complementary therapists.
We are a registered charity. Our annual running costs amount to £8.5 million of which £6.5 million must be raised through voluntary giving.
We make no charge for any of our services, ensuring hospice care is available to everyone.
To provide 24-hour care, 7 days a week Inpatient services supported by a team of skilled and appropriately trained staff and volunteers.
To provide holistic, multi-disciplinary care which meets physical, emotional, spiritual and social needs.
To provide end of life care for patients and to offer immediate bereavement support to relatives and carers.
To enable the safe discharge of patients to their own homes, once their inpatient stay is completed or safe transition to another health care provider.
What skills do I need?
Personal Qualities · Identifies with St Oswald’s Hospice values and standards of behaviour https://www.stoswaldsuk.org/who-we-are/our-vision-mission/our-values-standards-of-behaviour.aspx · Flexibility and adaptability · Motivated and able to work as part of a team
- Age restrictions
- DBS check required
- Equal Opportunities Policy
- Expenses reimbursed
- Health and Safety Policy
- Ongoing support
- Training provided
- Volunteer induction
- Volunteer Policy
- Volunteers covered by insurance
- Written role description
Available on our website: https://www.stoswaldsuk.org/get-involved/volunteer-with-us/current-volunteering-opportunities/
When can I volunteer?
Day/s can be negotiated – usually Mon – Sat (9am-5pm)
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