Hospital Shop Volunteers

Friends of the Friarage logo 2021

Charity overview: The aim of the Friends of the Friarage is to support the work of the Friarage Hospital and the health centres of Hambleton and Richmondshire in providing the best possible healthcare to every patient, above the standards that NHS funding alone allows.
Role: Hospital shop volunteer
Responsible to: Hospital shop manager
Summary of role:

Assist in the efficient running of the shop.

The profits generated by the shop are used to support the work of the charity.

The shop plays a significant role in the promotion of the image and work of the charity.

Description of tasks:

To deal sensitively and politely with customers to the shop.

Cash handling and registering purchases using the till.

Assisting with keeping the shop clean and tidy and replenishing stock on the shelves.

Time commitment:

Weekday shifts: 10am-12 noon; 12 noon – 2pm, 2pm – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm.

Weekend shifts: 10am-12 noon; 2pm – 4pm and 6pm – 8pm.

2 hour shifts to be agreed between the volunteer and shop management.

Skills and qualifications:

Friendly and helpful with good communication skills.

Enthusiastic and open to giving and receiving feedback from shop management.

Training and support:

Induction training on commencement of the role.

Ongoing training and support will be given as required.

Willingness to undertake mandatory training in accordance with South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust requirements.

Donning and doffing of personal protective equipment (PPE)

Benefits to the volunteer:

Enhance existing skills and learn new ones.

Play a part in raising funds to support the work of the charity.

General tasks:

To act within the South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Code of Conduct.

To follow the South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Code of Confidentiality for Volunteers.

To support South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s commitment to equal opportunities.

Application procedure:

Application form

2 references

Occupational health clearance

Contact information:

Louise Delaney

Friends of the Friarage Hospital Shop
Friarage Hospital
Northallerton DL6 1JG

Telephone: 01609 762091