Reference nr. 2080 : St John
Friends of Emergency Department (FED) - Volunteer - Whangarei Hospital

We are currently taking expressions of interest for volunteer Friends of the Emergency Department (FEDs) at Whangarei Hospital.

The primary focus of this role is to provide non-clinical comfort, information and support to patients and those who support them whilst within the Emergency Care centre.
 
We ask volunteers to commit to one shift a week or fortnightly, to cover a roster of three four-hour shifts per day (morning, afternoon and evening), every day of the week (Monday to Sunday) and 52 weeks of the year. 

If you would like to make a unique and valuable contribution to the community and feel you have the following qualities, then we would like to hear from you: 

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sensitivity towards those who are sick
  • A friendly, caring and compassionate personality
  • A genuine interest in the well-being of others
  • Physically fit (the role involves a lot of walking)

Successful applicants will receive full training, uniform and membership of St John (which gives free ambulance service for immediate family)

A First Aid certificate is not required.



Training
Training will be provided
Duration:
Longterm
Area:
Whangarei

15 volunteers needed





When
MonTueWedThuFriSatSun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening



✔ Police check
✔ Reimburse expenses