Volunteer recruitment process

Apply

We ask that you fill in an application in order to apply for an advertised role and send it to voluntaryservices@christie.nhs.uk or to the following address:

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

Invitation to interview

If your application is successful, you will be invited to interview.

At interview, we take a copy of three pieces of ID to complete a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Services) application and discuss in further detail the role you have applied for and your motives for volunteering with us.

Contact referees

Two references will be taken up as soon as possible in order to minimise delays in the recruitment process. We advise that prospective volunteers inform their referees early to avoid delays.

DBS check

If successful, you will be asked to fill out a DBS form online.

Occupational health check

If successful, you will be invited to attend an occupational health screening appointment, and may need to have your immunisations updated.

Mandatory training

We will ask you to choose a training date which best suits your availability. We have several sessions throughout the year at The Christie’s Withington site. Training lasts for four hours with refreshments provided. Training covers fire safety, information governance, counter terrorism and safeguarding adults and children.

Local induction

You will then have a local induction with your named manager in the area of the hospital you will be volunteering. Once this has been completed, you will be ready to volunteer.

Last updated: December 2019

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