Hospital Meet and Greet Volunteer

  • VO85383


These volunteers support hospital staff to minimise the numbers of people accessing the acute hospitals sites. They carry out a range of duties to support this including sanitising, face coverings and pharmacy pick up Provide directions to patients and visitors in the acute hospitals
 Escort patients and visitors to departments, where appropriate
 Show patients and visitors where they will be able to find wheelchairs (however we would not expect you to push patients or visitors in those wheelchairs)
 Encourage physical distancing for those who are visiting the hospital environment, directing them to use the hand sanitizer and give out surgical masks as appropriate.
 Collect discharge prescriptions for patients
 Collect changes of clothes from relatives at front door to be delivered to wards for inpatients meaning that the relatives don’t need to go into the wards

Organisation aims and objectives

NHS Lanarkshire is the local provider of health services in Lanarkshire. We provide services in 3 general hospitals and a large number of small community hospitals situated throughout the Lanarkshire area. There are many different volunteer roles available in lots of different locations.











No Gender Restriction, Volunteers who fall into a high risk group for COVID-19 (apart from aged 50-69) are discouraged from applying. Minimise the risk of contracting serious COVID 19. All volunteers will be health screened at application
Experience required: No Expertise, Caring,Good Communicator,Good Listener,Practical,Reliable / Dependable, 
Travel details: The opportunity takes at multiple location across South Lanarkshire East Kilbride
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Mileage or public transport costs
Training details: Online induction training for all NHS Scotland volunteers
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer