Administration volunteer

Location
Hove, East Sussex
Salary
£0
Posted
12 Oct 2016
Closes
31 Oct 2016
Sector
Healthcare
Function
Administration
Contract Type
Voluntary
Hours
Part Time

The Palliative Care Partnership consists of the Community Palliative Care Team run by Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust and the Hospice@Home Team run by Martlets. Together they provide access to specialist doctors and nurses, occupational therapists and a social worker, all supported by an experienced administration team. The administration volunteers offer additional support across the team.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Responsible for a specified range of clerical and administrative functions including; Filing, archiving of patient notes and scanning patient information onto the main clinical database.
  • Making new referral folders
  • Administrative support to the wider admin team

What’s in it for you:

  • An opportunity to be part of a friendly department presenting the face of Martlets
  • Very rewarding role supporting the multi-disciplinary team
  • Role specific training
  • Support and supervision in your role
  • Reasonable expenses

Your skills and abilities:

  • Computer knowledge (not essential for all tasks)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Empathic nature, understanding of palliative care and resilience to working in a hospice environment
  • Good sense of humour!