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Current volunteering roles:

Meet and Greet Volunteer (Oak Road Treatment Centre)

Closing date: 9 September 2019 (please note: this volunteer role may close early if we receive a high number of applications)

Oak Road Treatment Centre (ORTC) requires volunteers to assist patients with new patient flow check-in screens. The role will also involve signposting patients, dealing with general enquiries and providing an overview of processes within ORTC to visitors.

Complementary therapist (hand care) – The Christie at Oldham

Closing date: 2 September 2019 (please note: this volunteer role may close early if we receive a high number of applications)

The post holder will be primarily responsible for providing complementary therapy (hand care) as appropriate to previous level of training and insurance and associated preparatory tasks, to maintain and promote the well-being of patients and carers.  The post holder will work under supervision as part of a team.

Meet and Greet – The Christie at Oldham

Closing date: 2 September 2019 (please note: this volunteer role may close early if we receive a high number of applications)

The role of the volunteer is to enhance the patient’s experience of The Christie by providing services of a non-nursing, non-medical nature and to free up the time of the paid members of staff at all levels to enable them to carry out the duties which they are qualified to do.

The meet and greet role will involve signposting patients, dealing with general enquiries and providing an overview of processes within outpatients to visitors.

Christie Charity Schools Presenter Volunteer

Closing date:  9 September 2019 (please note: this volunteer role may close early if we receive a high number of applications)

Role description: In the role of the schools presenter volunteer you will be part of a team who are the voice of teenagers and young adults affected by cancer. This will include representing The Christie Charity and delivering presentations to local schools and raising awareness.

Meet and Greet Volunteer (Pharmacy)

Closing date:  9 September 2019 (please note: this volunteer role may close early if we receive a high number of applications)

Role description: The role of the volunteer is to enhance the patient’s experience of The Christie Pharmacy by providing services of a non-nursing, non-medical nature and to free up the time of the paid members of staff at all levels to enable them to carry out the duties which they are qualified to do. This is purely a meet and greet role in the pharmacy waiting area which involves speaking to patients, organising the queuing system and dealing with general enquiries. The role does not offer clinical experience towards academic study. 

Volunteer steering group member

Closing date:   9 September 2019 (please note: this volunteer role may close early if we receive a high number of applications)

Role description: To ensure that the work that we do is informed by patients and the public we are asking patients or caregivers to volunteer their time and join a new steering group to represent patients of The Christie. The INSTANT study has been set up to evaluate the Enhanced Supportive Care (ESC) service at The Christie and we are looking for two patient volunteers to join the INSTANT study steering group. 

Survey Volunteer (ePROMs)

Closing date:   9 September 2019 (please note: this volunteer role may close early if we receive a high number of applications)

Role description: This role requires volunteers to encourage patients to complete various surveys and questionnaires. Volunteers will not have access to patient information or discuss healthcare, all engagement of this nature will be referred to a clinical member of staff. The ePROMs team currently requires volunteers to encourage patients to use MyChristie-MyHealth, a new online service that aims to improve patient outcomes and communication between patients and the Christie team. The new service gives patients access to questionnaires about their symptoms and quality of life in between their appointments. 

How to apply:

Please download and read the full role description. If you would like to apply for a role listed above, please click here to download an application form.

Once completed, please send your application form to voluntaryservices@christie.nhs.uk or to the following address:

Marketing and Engagement
The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Wilmslow Road
Manchester
M20 4BX

We receive high numbers of applications for volunteer places and unfortunately, we are not always able to offer a role to everyone that applies, we thank you for your interest and advise you check this page regularly for any additional roles

Please note that the volunteer recruitment process can take a number of months to complete, which is why we ask for a minimum of six month commitment to The Christie.