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Volunteer Helper (Dalriada Hospital Ballycastle)
Location Ballycastle
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 Approx. 2 hours a week, 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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