Current opportunities

Ward Helpers play a vital role in the smooth running of busy wards and support patients to have positive experiences of hospital life. The Ward Helpers provide assistance at mealtimes and with other routines ward activities while focussing on supporting patients to maintain and improve their health. Ward Helpers will support patients to engage in activities one to one or in small groups enabling them to maintain physical and mental activity while in hospital.

Volunteer Visitors help to reduce loneliness and enhance wellbeing for the tenants of Cowan Court extra-care housing development in Penicuik by leading activities and entertainment for small groups of residents. Volunteers will plan, set up, lead, and tidy up after activities for small groups of residents with the support of on-site staff. Activities could include carpet bowls, crafts, quizzes, board games, musical entertainment, gentle chair exercise and gardening. With each visit they make, volunteers can expect to feel the immediate impact of donating their time as they help to enhance wellbeing for local people in Midlothian. Get in touch to find out about upcoming dates for volunteer training and start your journey today!

Volunteer Visitors help to reduce loneliness and enhance wellbeing for the tenants of Cowan Court extra-care housing development in Penicuik with a weekly visit to chat, share hobbies, or go for a walk together. Volunteers help to reduce loneliness and enhance wellbeing for the tenants of Cowan Court extra-care housing development in Penicuik. Volunteer visitors provide a friendly visit on a one-to-one basis. A visit could involve chatting, sharing a hobby or interest together or, where appropriate, taking a walk in the local area. With each visit they make, volunteers can expect to feel the immediate impact of donating their time as they help to enhance wellbeing for local people in Midlothian. Get in touch to find out about upcoming dates for volunteer training and start your journey today!

Volunteer Visitors help to reduce loneliness and enhance wellbeing for the tenants of Hawthorn Gardens extra-care housing development in Loanhead with a weekly visit to chat, share hobbies, or go for a walk together. Volunteers help to reduce loneliness and enhance wellbeing for the tenants of Hawthorn Gardens extra-care housing development in Loanhead. Volunteer visitors provide a friendly visit on a one-to-one basis. A visit could involve chatting, sharing a hobby or interest together or, where appropriate, taking a walk in the local area. With each visit they make, volunteers can expect to feel the immediate impact of donating their time as they help to enhance wellbeing for local people in Midlothian. Get in touch to find out about upcoming dates for volunteer training and start your journey today!