Delivering care through collaboration

Volunteering Opportunities

NHS Golden Jubilee has a wide range of Volunteering opportunities in both advisory and patient/family support roles. These roles are continually reviewed and new roles may be developed.

 Patient and Family Support Roles

  • Care Experience Volunteer: To capture direct patient and frontline staff experience through questionnaires or audits to compliment boards’ initiatives to continually improve the hospital’s quality of service.
  • Healthcare Acquired Infection Core Leaflets: Volunteers assist clinical areas with displaying Health Care Information (HAI) Core Leaflets.
  • Meal Time Monitoring Volunteer: To observe the process of protected meal times (lunch and dinner) to ensure meal times are protected.
  • Meaningful Activities Group Volunteer: To support the work of the Occupational Therapist facilitating the Activities Group with long stay patients in the Orthopaedic Wards.
  • Meet and Greet Volunteer: To welcome people to the hospital and help direct them to the appropriate Departments/persons within the hospital.
  • Outpatient Support Volunteer: To support the work of the Orthopaedic Outpatients Department by escorting patients to other departments within the hospital.
  • Pastoral Care Volunteer/Patient Visitor: To support the work of the Spiritual and Pastoral Care Department by visiting patients.
  • Patient Peer Support Volunteer: To offer patient Peer Support to patients before and/or after surgery.
  • Sensory Care Volunteer: To provide support to patients with hearing loss and give advice to support patients with other sensory impairments.
  • Welcome Guide Volunteer: To support the work of The Eye Centre for Ophthalmology Patients by providing a friendly welcome and providing reassurance and direction.

 Advisory Roles

  • Lay Membership for Forums: Support, influence and shape board policies and practices to ensure consistent development and delivery of effective, efficient and high quality health care services.
  • Research Working Group: To enable lay involvement in research. Members of the group will: develop an understanding of research in an NHS environment through regular discussion of a research topic; help GJF researchers develop research projects; sit on other groups relating to research, including the GJF Research and Development Steering Group and any related short life working groups.
  • Patient Forums: Regularly contribute towards the review of GJF policies, strategies and procedures from a patient and public perspective.

Click on the image to download a copy of our Get inVOLed guide to volunterring with NHS Golden Jubilee.

Contact us now for further information, to book your space at one of our Volunteer Information Sessions, or to request a Volunteer Application Pack:

Maureen Franks
Volunteer Manager
Telephone 0141 951 5423
Email: Maureen.Franks@gjnh.scot.nhs.uk or involvingpeople@gjnh.scot.nhs.uk

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