To ensure we match your needs, skills and experience with the right volunteer role, we carry out a thorough process to find out which area of the hospital will best suit you.

Recruitment

To ensure we match your needs, skills and experience with the right volunteer role, we carry out a thorough recruitment process to find out which area of the hospital will best suit you. This will include obtaining references, occupational health screening and a DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service – formerly CRB) depending of the area of placement.

Training

You will attend a half day Trust Induction, specific training (usually a half day) plus some local induction in the department or ward in which you will work. Once you are in your role, we hold regular team meetings for updates and to share ideas.

Application Form

Volunteer application form The first step is to complete an application form.  Email or post it back to: Andrea Ledger Volunteer Coordinator Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Higher Kingston Yeovil BA21 4AT e-mail:andrea.ledger@ydh.nhs.uk Please also refer to our Volunteer Services Policy.