Happy Volunteers' Week! (Wednesday 1 June to Tuesday 7th June)

Become a Volunteer

Help us to improve the wellbeing of individuals in our local communities.

Volunteering

Why volunteer for us?

When you volunteer for us, you help us improve the well being of individuals in our local communities by enhancing the support we can offer. Working with a wide range of health professionals across services for adults, children or older people, we promise you a rewarding experience.

Volunteering with us brings a range of benefits, including:

  • New skills and experience to boost your CV and make you stand out from the crowd
  • Giving something back to the local community
  • Increased confidence and improved self-esteem
  • Opportunities to contribute to the vital work of the NHS
  • The chance to meet new people from diverse backgrounds, have fun and extend your network
  • Develop personal and social skills
  • Flexible opportunities that can fit around your routine
  • Access to a wide range of NHS e-learning courses
  • Access to career development support, including coaching
  • Opportunities to celebrate the contribution volunteers make to the Trust including Celebrating Excellence awards and Volunteer Long Service presentations
  • Regular updates by email and a quarterly volunteer newsletter
  • Annual flu vaccination
  • Access to staff intranet
  • NHS staff discounts
  • Use of the free hospital hopper bus

Volunteer stories

See what existing volunteers have to say about volunteering at LPT.

"I enjoy doing something positive to help patients and staff on the wards."
“I enjoy my role immensely and feel it has helped improve my confidence."
"I feel privileged to be able to offer help to people who are less fortunate."

Volunteering opportunities

During the Covid-19 crisis many volunteers have been temporarily stood down to minimise the risk from the virus.  We are now in the process of welcoming them back and looking to recruit again.

Please see below our current volunteering opportunities, where you will find the role descriptor, application form or ability to make further enquiry.

We’re always adding more opportunities, so be sure to check back on a regular basis.

To contact a member of the Volunteering Team:

Tel: 0116 295 0918 or email: lpt.volunteering@nhs.net

 

 

Useful links:

Click the button below to make an enquiry about any of our roles:

Book Trolley Volunteer - Bradgate Mental Health Unit

Bradgate Mental Health Unit, Glenfield hospital site, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9EJ

2 Hours

Mealtime Assistant Volunteer - Hinckley and Bosworth Comm Hospital

Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital, Ashby Road, Hinckley , Leicestershire, LE10 3DA

2 to 3 Hours

Ward Assistant Volunteer - Coalville Hospital

Coalville Community Hospital, Broom Leys Road, Coalville, Leicestershire, LE67 4DE

2 to 3 Hours

Ward Assistant Volunteer - St. Mary's, Melton Mowbray

St Mary's Hospital , Thorpe Road, Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, LE13 1SJ

2 to 3 Hours

Meaningful Activities Volunteer - Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital

Hinckley and Bosworth Community Hospital, Ashby Road , Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 3DA

2 to 3 Hours

Volunteer meet & greet/visitor support - Bennion Centre

Bennion Centre, Glenfield hospital site, Groby Road, Leicester, LE3 9DZ

3 Hours

Gardening Volunteer

Evington Centre, Gwendolen Road, Leicester, LE5 4QG

2 Hours

Ward Assistant - Hinckley & Bosworth Community Hospital

Ashby Road, Hinckley, Leicestershire, LE10 3DA

2 to 3 Hours

Mealtime Assistant Volunteer - Rutland Memorial

Rutland Memorial Hospital, Cold Overton Road, Oakham, Rutland, LE15 6NT

2 to 3 Hours

Pets as Therapy Volunteer

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland, LPT sites,

2-3 Hours

Volunteer Meet & Greet/Visitor Support - Bradgate Mental Health Unit

Bradgate Mental Health Unit, Glenfield Hospital, Leicester, LE3 9QP

3 Hours

Voluntary Drivers

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland,

7 Hours

Chaplaincy Volunteer Visitor

Leicester, leicestershire, LE5 4QG

2-3 Hours

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