Welcome /Self Check-in Guide Volunteer

  • VO57981


The role of the Welcome/Self Check-In Guide is to provide help, direction and reassurance and to offer a friendly and helpful welcome to patients, families and visitors.
Be welcoming by chatting to patients and visitors and make them feel at ease. Actively observe patients/visitors to the unit identifying anyone who may appear in need of assistance.
Provide knowledge and guidance on the use of self–service check-in kiosks, if requested by the patient. Signposting patients to waiting areas to be called for their appointment. Liaising with staff in the unit as necessary.

Organisation aims and objectives

A national resource for Scotland, the Golden Jubilee National Hospital is managed by the National Waiting Times Centre Board. The Golden Jubilee is home to regional and national heart and lung services, is a major centre for orthopaedics, and is the flagship hospital for reducing waiting times in key elective specialties.










We ask that volunteers are able to commit to at least one session (3 hours) per week.

Frequency and commitment details

We ask that volunteers are able to commit to at least one session (3 hours) per week.


Experience required: Ability to communicate clearly, especially with distressed, anxious or worried patients and relatives. A quiet room is available should a member of staff need to speak to patient or relative. Ability to use own initiative appropriately and contribute to the overall efforts of the team. Be reasonably fit and able to walk/stand throughout your shift. Desire and commitment to help patients and visitors to the hospital. Reliability and excellent time keeping skills are essential.
Travel details: Golden Jubilee National Hospital
Minimum age: 16


Expenses paid: Yes
Expenses details: Volunteers are entitled to claim ‘out of pocket’ expenses in line with our Volunteering Policy and Guidelines.
Training details: Essential Corporate Induction and training will be provided for all Volunteers to ensure they are prepared for the role. · Manual Handling Training · Undertake training specific to the role. · Volunteers must show a willingness to undertake training and comply with Golden Jubilee Foundation Policies and procedures.
Support: Named Contact For Volunteer