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Volunteer Helper (Dalriada Hospital Ballycastle)
Location Ballycastle

Role Description:

  • Volunteers will bring a unique set of skills to compliment the care provided by the professional teams as well as offering additional time to spend with the patients. 
  • To be a helper for the patients on the ward and the staff. 
  • To carry out simple tasks as agreed by the staff nurse for the benefit of the patient eg writing a dictated letter or buying a newspaper 
  • To offer companionship to patients which may involve conversation, reading, games etc 

Time required: Approx. 2 hours a week

Location: Dalriada Hospital, Ballycastle 

Skills required: 

  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Reliable and punctual 
  • Comfortable in group settings 
  • Enthusiasm for a variety of activities 
  • Sensitivity to the needs of patients within this care facility 

You will receive: 

  • NHSCT Volunteer Induction 
  • Induction for facility 
  • Awareness session about palliative care 
  • Vulnerable Adults Awareness Session

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