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Role of the Month

This month we are focusing on supporting our Emergency Department.

Would you enjoy being part of a busy team, while supporting with the patient journey?

Community Volunteers

We have three exciting new roles that have been developed by the Trust.

These roles are to support the discharge of patients from hospital to home and the reablement of patients once they are home. As such these roles involve working out in the community and some lone working.

DISCHARGE VOLUNTEER ROLE

Meeting patients on the ward or at the discharge lounge, supporting their discharge process and travel arrangements home, traveling with or meeting them at home to support their safe arrival and complete a home check, maintain contact for up to five days by either visits or telephone.

The role is available Monday to Sunday between 10am-6pm and the Trust are looking for a minimum of three hours volunteering per week.

REABLEMENT VOLUNTEER ROLE

Supporting the Reablement Team in their roles assisting customer that have been discharged from hospital. Tasks may include conducting home checks, assisting customers with forms, shopping, basic meal preparation, liaising wih various groups and medical care providers.

The role is available Monday to Friday between 11am-6pm and Trust are looing for a minimum of three hours volunteering per week.

Role descriptions: Discharge Volunteer / Reablement Volunteer

Application form: Community Volunteers

If you have any questions about the roles or would like to apply for one of the available positions, please send your completed application form to: sarah.price17@nhs.net.

Alternatively, you can post the form to:

Sarah Price

East Cheshire NHS Trust,

Macclesfield District General Hospital,

New Alderley House,

Floor 1, Victoria Road,

Macclesfield,

Cheshire, SK10 3BL