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We are currently recruiting for the following roles. If you are interested in any of these roles please register to apply by clicking here. If you are interesting in roles that are not listed below, please do get in touch and we can advise of availability.

We are looking for a team of volunteers to provide a response service across the whole of our Macclesfield site. You will be happy committing to a weekly session - Monday to Friday, 9 am - 1 pm or 1 pm - 5 pm.

You will carry a trust mobile phone and respond to requests for support from a range of departments.

You may be

  • Delivering bloods or medication
  • Supporting with printing or other admin tasks
  • Sitting with an anxious patient
  • Making drinks
  • Chaperoning in a clinic
  • Other tasks as they arise

This is a great opportunity for a volunteer who would like a broad experience of being in a hospital. If you think this is you, please do get in touch!

  • Do you have a calm, friendly manner?
  • Are you interested in providing a warm welcome to patients and visitors?
  • Do you have excellent customer service skills?
  • Are you comfortable using computers/technology?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

We are looking for people who are available for a weekly session on a Tuesday morning from 9 am - 11:30 am or Friday afternoon, from 1 pm - 3:30 pm.

Check-in kiosks have been installed in the hospital, (the type you may have seen in GP surgeries). You will be the friendly face that welcomes patients into the department encouraging them to use the check-in kiosk independently to book in for their appointment and complete a brief online medical questionnaire. Or with permission, you may input the information on behalf of the patient, if they request assistance.

  • Do you have a compassionate approach to helping others?
  • Are you confident in making conversation with people?
  • Are you happy carrying out tasks using your own initiative?

If so, we would love to hear from you!

We are looking for people who would like to spend time on a ward in a patient-facing role. Your key tasks will be:

  • Chatting with patients
  • Supporting staff at mealtimes
  • Tidying the patients' tables
  • Making drinks

The most important part of this role is spending time talking to people who perhaps have not had visitors and may be feeling isolated or lonely while in hospital. You will be a patient communicator and comfortable making conversation out of nothing!

We are looking for a team of pharmacy runners, who will based on site Monday – Friday, 9am – 1 pm.

Based out of our busy pharmacy, you will be attached to a different ward each week. You will work alongside pharmacy staff and the pharmacy technician based on the ward and will support by delivering medication and paperwork to both the ward and the pharmacy.

You will be a people person, comfortable interacting with a wide range of trust staff. You will be confident in going onto a busy ward and will be happy covering a lot of ground in one session.

This will be a great role for someone who likes to be busy and is interested in the inner workings of the pharmacy side of a hospital.

You must be over 18 for this role.

We are looking for people to join our busy welcoming service based at the main entrance to the hospital. For you, good customer service will be a priority – you will be patient and compassionate, whilst having good communication skills. We look for volunteers who are able to do a half-day session a week, either morning or afternoon.

During the session you will find yourself doing a range of tasks:

  • Pushing patients using wheelchairs to their destination
  • Giving out directions to people who have just arrived on site
  • Encouraging people to use the outpatients' check-in kiosk
  • Restocking facemask dispensers
  • Answering many ad hoc inquiries 

If you want to be that first friendly face that people encounter, this may be the role for you!

In our busy outpatients clinics, we are looking for people to support with the smooth flow of people throughout the department. You may be welcoming patients and supporting them to check-in for their appointments, you may be supporting patients using wheelchairs to another department. Part of your role will be cleaning down chairs between patients in the waiting area, you could also be sitting in clinics as a chaperone.

This role requires excellent communication and customer service skills, along with patience and compassion. You will enjoy being busy and volunteering alongside a range of hospital staff.

You must be over 18 for this role.