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Family Support Volunteer

We are looking for caring and compassionate individuals to be a part of our Family Support Volunteers’ team.

The service provides emotional support for those accessing palliative care or bereavement support through St Richard’s Hospice.

One to one emotional support is offered either face to face or over the telephone. We are looking for committed and reliable volunteers.

Personal skills/qualities

  • Have good listening skills
  • Are caring and compassionate
  • Have the ability to maintain boundaries
  • Can commit to two to three hours of their time a week
  • Have self-awareness
  • Understand confidentiality and have knowledge of safeguarding issues
  • Have knowledge of hospice services
  • Are sensitive to the needs of others
  • Full induction and training will be provided
  • Support and guidance is provide by other members of staff
  • This post requires an enhances Disclosure and Barring Service check.

To apply for a role, fill out the form below. For further information about the above role please contact the Volunteer Team on 01905 763963.