Opportunities

Local volunteering is currently suspended

If you are interested in volunteering to support the response to coronavirus, please apply to the NHS Volunteer Responder Scheme. NHS Volunteer Responders is a new group that will carry out simple, non-medical tasks to support people in England who have been asked to shield themselves from coronavirus because of underlying health conditions.

Apply to be a Volunteer Responder

Current volunteering Opportunities 

Ward befrienders at Teddington Memorial Hospital    
Good listeners required to visit patients on the inpatient wards at Teddington Memorial Hospital and engage them in conversation. Afternoons preferred.

District Nursing Team - telephone survey support    
volunteer required to complete telephone satisfaction surveys. Computer literacy preferred.

Teddington Memorial Hospital lunch time "Feeding Buddies"    
Volunteers required each lunchtime (1 lunch session per week) to engage inpatients in conversation whilst they eat lunch. Top up water/ cut up food as required. 

Teddington Memorial Hospital Ward - Social Link Volunteers ***
*** Only Open to psychology students. Provide one to one & group support to inpatients with occupational therapists. 1/2  day / 1 day a week. Minimum 6 month placement.

League of Friends shop, Teddington Memorial Hospital    
*Urgently needed*. Reliable volunteers required who can work one shift (approx. 3.5 hours) per week. Weekend shifts / ad hoc cover required especially.

Ward volunteers for upstairs ward at Teddington Memorial Hospital 
Volunteers urgently need to befriend and engage elderly rehabilitation patients on upstairs ward.  Read papers, play board games etc. Afternoons preferable. Weekends also.

Teddington Memorial Hospital - Front of House hospital welcomer
Volunteer required to cover annual leave on front welcoming desk at Teddington Memorial Hospital. 
**One fixed shift now available Fridays 11am till 1.30pm
**Also, ad hoc weekday shift cover required of approx. 2 1/2 - 3 hours each between 8am and 4pm.

Chaplaincy volunteers on downstairs ward at Teddington Memorial Hospital  
To join a successful chaplaincy team with new chaplain now in post. Only requirement is a good listener. do not have to be religious.

Patient Research Ambassador    
Patient Research Ambassadors are patients, carers and members of the public who help us to ensure that NHS services in their area meets the patients' needs. This is a flexible role being developed over time as the research portfolio grows. For full details please email as below.

Volunteers for Retinal screening urgently needed. Teddington Memorial Hospital     
Two volunteers required for meet and greet retinal screening patients. Alternate Wednesday mornings 9 till midday (role share post).

Find out more:

If you would like more information about any of these vacancies please contact:

Louise Brem-Wilson - Voluntary Services Coordinator
Telephone: 020 8714 4087 (Direct line) 
Email: l.brem-wilson@nhs.net  

or write to:

Louise Brem-Wilson
Voluntary Services Coordinator
Teddington Health & Social Care Centre
18, Queens Road
Teddington
TW11 OLR

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