Volunteer for your local NHS

Volunteer In Your Local Hospital Or Surgery

Support your local NHS from the inside

We're continuously updating this page with volunteering opportunities at local NHS Trusts. Not seen anything near you? Check back soon!

If you’re from a trust and you’d like us to link to you please email nhsvolunteers@generationmedics.org.uk

Non-Clinical Opportunities
Newcastle Hospitals are still looking for 'social distancing' volunteers to help them keep people safe in the hospital by encouraging ‘social distancing’ & good hand hygiene. This role will remain important role as they re-open some of their services. If you can help, click the link below
Non-Clinical Opportunities
If you are aged 18 or over and fit and well with no underlying health conditions, could you offer some of your spare time to help at your local hospital or community healthcare setting? The opportunities for non-clinical volunteers are varied and volunteers will be deployed to the areas of greatest need on a daily basis. Simple but vital tasks may include acting as a "runner" around the sites, supporting low-risk patients using an iPad/smartphone to call loved ones, replenishing stock, driving between locations, helping with staff wellbeing initiatives and offering general ward support.
Clinical and Non-Clinical Opportunities
If you would like to volunteer during the COVID-19 period, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust would like you to sign up. If you’re interested, you’ll be required to satisfy NHS Safe Recruitment Checks, and you’ll be asked which areas within clinical/non-clinical roles you’re willing to volunteer in.
Non-Clinical Opportunities
East Kent Hospitals University Foundation Trust (EKHUFT) are recruiting for a range of volunteering roles as part of the response to Coronavirus. If you are over the age of 18 and under 70 with no underlying health issues, then EKHUFT need your support. During the application form, you are able to express any areas of non-clinical support you can offer. If you would like to apply, please sign up below
Clinical And Non-Clinical Opportunities
The RBCH are asking for volunteers to help support the COVID-19 pandemic through a range of clinical and non-clinical roles. If you have any medical, clinical or ancillary skills (including housekeeping, portering and catering) and are willing to volunteer and use your skills to help click the link below. All volunteers must be fit and well, aged 18-69, without any medical conditions that increase your risk of serious illness from COVID-19 as listed in the Government guidance.
Non-Clinical Opportunities
The Southport and Ormskirk NHS Trust are looking to increase the number of volunteers across both their hospitals to provide support to patients and staff during the Covid-19 pandemic. It is more important than ever that clinical staff and volunteers work together to keep our families, friends and loved ones as safe as we possibly can until this crisis abates. The Trust currently has roles available in the following non-patient facing roles: - Portering (general movement of items, e.g. post, samples, furniture moves, meals, snack boxes, etc) - Laundry (folding, sorting, ironing, packing, drying, cage cleaning, etc) - Domestics (clean corridors) - Catering (restaurant cleaning, kitchen cleaning, loading dishwasher, making up snack boxes)
Non-Clinical Opportunities
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust are looking for a number of volunteers who can help in a variety of roles across the two sites in their efforts to respond to the challenged of COVID-19. They anticipate that the need and support required will vary daily and so it is encouraged that applications are made from anyone who can help regardless of their current line of work and role. Applicants will be telephoned prior to being invited along to one of our Volunteer Recruitment and Training days.
Non-Clinical Opportunities
Sandwell and West Birmingham NHS Trust have set up their own '2020 Response Volunteer' service, which is a call for volunteers to assist both hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic, helping take on tasks that will support frontline staff and play a vital role in the response.
Non-Clinical Opportunities
If you are interested in volunteering to support the response against COVID-19, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are calling for volunteers to help. The application form will ask for any previous experience you may have as well as any skills that you can offer the hospitals. You can also submit your preferences as to which site to volunteer on which includes Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Alexandra Hospital and Kidderminster Hospital.
Non-Clinical Opportunities
Buckingham Healthcare NHS Trust are looking for volunteers to support them in the COVID-19 response at one of their following sites – Stoke Mandeville, Wycombe and Amersham. The volunteering roles the hospitals are looking to fill are in the following: Ward Buddy (to support ward staff and patient experience through non clinical tasks), Hospital Supplies Runner (help the teams take medicines and equipment between departments), External Environment Volunteer (support the Property Services team maintain the grounds and gardens).
Non-Clinical Opportunities
At this extraordinary time, there is increased and immense pressure on the NHS. Volunteer roles include housekeeping (helping with mealtimes, assisting our catering and cleaning staff), maintenance, ward clerk/reception support and much more.
Non-Clinical Opportunities
This Trust is currently working hard to identify areas where volunteers can help at this unprecedented time. Once these areas and the relevant onboarding procedures have been established the Trust will contact those who have signed up to volunteer to help. If you are under the age of 70, with no underlying health conditions or living with somebody who has an underlying health condition, then sign up
Non-Clinical Opportunities
Barts Health NHS Trust are looking for volunteers to offer support in non-clinical roles during the COVID-19 Crisis. The non-clinical roles that the Trust are looking for support from range from Response Volunteers, Telephone Volunteers, Meet and Greet and Discharge Support. If you are local to the area and are willing to offer support, then please sign up here
Clinical Opportunities
If you have specific clinical skills and qualifications, you can email their team at voluntaryservices@gstt.nhs.uk listing the clinical skills and qualifications you have
Clinical Opportunities
If you are interested in volunteering to support the response against COVID-19, the East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust is calling for volunteers to help. The application form will ask for any previous experience that you think is relevant and you must have no underlying health conditions and aged between 18-69.
Clinical And Non-Clinical Opportunities
The Royal Free London NHS Trust is recruiting for volunteers in both clinical and non-clinical roles in their efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic. Once you have filled in the online questionnaire, the Trust will match you to a role based on your knowledge and skills. Once the questionnaire has has been completed and returned, a member of the COVID-19 external placement team will aim to respond within 72 hours. Please note as a protective measure, you are only eligible to apply if you are aged between 18-69 and have no previous underlying health conditions.
Non-Clinical Opportunities
The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group is looking for individuals who can support them in an ever-changing landscape in response to the Coronavirus Emergency. There are a number of current volunteer roles which have been prioritised to support the staff but these may change on a daily basis as the NHS respond to the needs of emergency plans as they develop. More information available by clicking the link.
Non-Clinical Opportunities
Bradford District Care Trust are looking for volunteers in a range of roles to help support the response to COVID-19. There are volunteering opportunities across Bradford, Airedale and Craven District, in which a wide range of services require extra support.
Clinical and Non-Clinical Opportunities
NHS Tayside is recruiting for volunteers in both clinical and non-clincal roles in their efforts against the COVID-19 pandemic. There are a diverse range of roles available, including volunteering opportunities in both clinical and non-clinical roles. Once you have filled in the online application form, NHS Tayside will respond to you and ensure that people are matched to roles based on skills and experience where possible. Please note as a protective measure, you are only eligible to apply if you are aged between 18-69 and have no previous underlying health conditions.
Non-Clinical Opportunities
Imperial College NHS Trust are currently looking for individuals to join the Emergency Onsite Response Teams as Crisis Response Volunteers at Charing Cross, Hammersmith and St Mary's hospitals. More information about these roles along with information on how to apply and the onboarding process can be found on the site.
Non-Clinical Opportunities
Berkshire Healthcare NHS Trust is currently recruiting for volunteers in response to the coronavirus. They need your help in order to support the most vulnerable Berkshire residents. The Trust has a range of volunteering roles available including admin support, providing well-being calls to the vulnerable and driver/transport roles.