Winter Hospital Discharge Volunteer

  • Working alongside NHS staff and other partners to identify patients with extra needs that would benefit from community-based support.
  • Spend time with patients waiting for discharge, introducing them to the service, collecting key information and providing an empathic and compassionate presence to a potentially vulnerable group of people .
  • Passing important information to the project coordinator to ensure that they can address the patient's needs as quickly as possible.


  • Patient and compassionate individuals who can provide a caring and approachable presence to introduce vulnerable people to the service.
  • Individuals who understand the importance of confidentiality and the need to maintain good professional boundaries during their work with patients, NHS staff and other partners.
  • Able to travel to basingstoke and North Hants hospital for 1 to 2 hours weekly on a Tuesday, Thursday or Friday.
  • Be willing to undertake a DBS check before starting volunteering.


  • Accessibility
  • Age restrictions
    over 18
  • Current Driving Licence
  • DBS check required
  • Equal Opportunities Policy
  • Expenses reimbursed
  • Health and Safety Policy
  • Ongoing support
  • Recruitment Process
  • Training provided
  • Volunteer induction
  • Volunteers covered by insurance
  • Written role description

When can I volunteer?

Start Date: 05/01/2023

End Date: 31/03/2023

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning No Yes No Yes Yes No No
Afternoon No No No No No No No
Evening No No No No No No No

Availability Details



Basingstoke and North Hants Hospital
Aldermaston Road
RG24 9NA

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