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We are committed to providing specialist palliative care, advice, support and respite to patients and their families living in Somerset and parts of neighbouring counties. Our care is available for ...

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Reception volunteer - Taunton

1–10 hrs/wk
Heron Drive, Bishop's Hull, Taunton, TA1 5EY, United Kingdom
#37036
Scan me or visit sparkachange.org.uk/o/St-Margarets-Hospice-Care/opportunities/Reception-volunteer---Taunton/37036 to join
SummaryBased at our Taunton hospice site, you will be part of our family of friendly receptionist volunteers, offering your support either weekly or fornightly.
Detailed description

Our reception volunteers help operate the telephone system, receiving and transferring calls as well as welcoming patients and visitors and processing retail sales.


 Your support is needed at the following times:

  • Weekday evenings
  • Weekends, any time (morning, afternoon or evenings)


About you

You are able to emphathise with and put patients and visitors at ease and escort visitors to the In-patient Unit, as well as being confident at operating our telephone system and till for retail sales.


What we offer

  • Volunteer induction training
  • Reception training
  • Volunteer refresher training every 3 years
  • The opportunity to make a real difference
  • Enhance your CV


We are looking for someone with the following skills:

  • Demonstrates a high standard of communication and organisational skills.
  • Is able to provide a warm welcome and excellent customer service.
  • Is comfortable using IT equipment.
  • Has the ability to stay calm and resolve situations efficiently.
Getting there
About St Margaret's Hospice Care
We are committed to providing specialist palliative care, advice, support and respite to patients and their families living in Somerset and parts of neighbouring counties. Our care is available for those who have a terminal or life-limiting illness, for example cancer, motor neurone disease and chronic lung disease.
#37036
Scan me or visit sparkachange.org.uk/o/St-Margarets-Hospice-Care/opportunities/Reception-volunteer---Taunton/37036 to join