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Marie Curie

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Marie Curie is a charity providing care and support through terminal illness. It has Musgrove Hospital Companion volunteers and also Marie Curie Helper Volunteers in Somerset who visit terminally ill...

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Marie Curie Companions at Musgrove Park Hospital

Vacancy · Anytime
Bolham Road, Tiverton, EX16 7RA, United Kingdom
#27744
Scan me or visit www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/Marie-Curie1/opportunities/Marie-Curie-Companions-at-Musgrove-Park-Hospital/27744 to join
Detailed description
Marie Curie and Musgrove Park Hospital have joined together to offer a service to support people at the end of life. Spending time with patients and/or their relatives, we’re looking for volunteers to provide emotional support, a listening ear, and to simply be there for people at this very difficult time. An excellent opportunity to build on your skills in a health care environment An induction, training, support and supervision in your role Agreed reasonable out-of-pocket expenses An opportunity to be part of an innovative project that will make a real difference to people. Complete all initial mandatory volunteer training, as well as any refresher training whilst you are a Marie Curie volunteer. Commitment, reliability and a willingness to be flexible within the boundaries of the role, we ask for a commitment of at least 12 months.Support patients in line with agreed boundaries and procedures. Spend time listening and talking with patients, family, friends and carers. Signpost families and friends to other services, as appropriate. Write and submit, to the Service Manager, a brief report on each visit. Keep the Service Manager informed of any changes or significant happenings in connection with the client, either in person or by telephone. Be an active part of the team of Marie Curie Companions and the wider team of MPH volunteers. Attend regular group support and development sessions for Marie Curie Companions. Attend individual sessions with the Service Manager, as required.
What we will provide to volunteers💸 Reimbursement of costs🤝 Extra support
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About Marie Curie
Marie Curie is a charity providing care and support through terminal illness. It has Musgrove Hospital Companion volunteers and also Marie Curie Helper Volunteers in Somerset who visit terminally ill people in their homes.
#27744
Scan me or visit www.sparkachange.org.uk/o/Marie-Curie1/opportunities/Marie-Curie-Companions-at-Musgrove-Park-Hospital/27744 to join